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  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Two recently consented offshore wind farms in the outer Moray Firth will bring economic prosperity to the Moray area, especially through the use of Buckie Harbour, local parliamentarians say. There are significant opportunities for Moray through development of Buckie Harbour as an Operations and Maintenance Base and for supply chain work for existing Moray businesses, as well […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Energy  (SSE) have chosen Buckie harbour as a contingency base for Beatrice offshore wind farm’s operation and maintenance (O&M) work and for the marine control co-ordination base. SSE announced last week that Wick will be the main O&M location for the £2.6 billion Beatrice offshore wind farm project, but in the event of poor weather, emergencies or […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The first phase of an industrial development in Buckie, Scotland, to exploit the growing offshore wind energy market has been completed, the Moray Council said.

  • 1 March 2012

    Moray Port could be used as a key base for offshore renewables industry, reports Press and Journal. Green Energy companies think that Buckie is appropriate to use potential of the 400 planned turbines. Buckie harbour consists of four basins which can accommodate vessels up to 80m in length and 4.2m draught at M.L.W.S. tides. It […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The harbour dredger used by Moray Council has been sold. In recent years the MV Shearwater had become too costly to maintain and its frequent breakdowns made the operation of it unreliable. The vessel was used to keep harbours in Moray clear, and was frequently contracted out to other authorities throughout Scotland and north England […]

  • 17 May 2017

    The two vessels contracted to carry out the trenching along the export cable route for the Beatrice offshore wind farm project are expected to arrive in the Buckie harbour in Scotland this week and start mobilising for the project.

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities & Government

    Scotland’s Moray Council has welcomed the awarding of the Contract for Difference to the 950MW Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) project, adding that Buckie harbour is ideally placed to support the construction of the project.

  • 6 February 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Ecosse IP (EIP) has recently completed pre-trial tests of its newest product, the Ambient Lifter (AL10T), in Buckie Harbour, UK.  These tests form part of the development of EIP’s new range of subsea lifting products, the company said. The recent tests follow on from trials completed in September 2018 in which the Ambient Lifter successfully lifted […]

  • 23 May 2017

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) has started the first stage of export cable works for the Beatrice offshore wind farm at Portgordon near Buckie, as it plans to install the export cables beneath Portgordon Beach.

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Modulift provided a custom lifting beam, slings and shackles as specialist pipeline contractor Stockton Drilling completed multiple lifts of a 28t, 18m-long tunnel boring machine (TBM) that was working subsea at the Beatrice offshore wind farm / Direct Pipe Landfalls (BOWL) project at Portgordon, Scotland. Stockton’s scope of work included the trenchless installation of two […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Moray Council has unveiled plan for the maintenance dredging of Buckie and Burghead harbours. This work includes maintenance dredging of Buckie and Burghead harbours, including disposal of material at the relevant licensed off-shore disposal site. The disposal site for each is approx 1.5 nautical miles from the harbours. Conditions of Contract will be to NEC3. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Moray Council has invited tenders for the dredging works of Buckie, Burghead and Macduff harbours. These works include maintenance dredging of Buckie, Burghead and Macduff Harbours for period 2012-2013. Works also include disposal of material at the relevant licensed off-shore disposal site. Total quantity or scope: Dredging and disposal of a total of 16,200 m3 […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Hopes are running high that windfarm projects could rejuvenate a Moray harbour. The harbour at Buckie would be “well placed” to maintain and…   By Donna Macallister (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, August 06, 2010;

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leisure harbours in Moray will not be dredged for at least two years when a new council-owned dredger will be in service, councillors were told yesterday. Commercial harbours at Buckie and Burghead will continue to be serviced as a priority, and £65,000 has been allocated specifically for dredging operations alone in this current year. The […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Moray Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for maintenance dredging of Buckie, Burghead and Macduff Harbours, for four-year period (from April 1, 2014, to March 31, 2018). During this cleanup program, the dredged material will be placed at the relevant licensed offshore disposal site. The total value of this deepening venture is […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Moray Council and Macduff Shipyards Ltd. have entered into a £2.4 million contract for the construction of new dredger. The vessel will be a replacement for the Shearwater, which the council sold more than two years ago. The new vessel will be built at Macduff Shipyards’ fabrication facility at Buckie harbor which the company acquired last year. Construction […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Children at primary schools in the Buckie area are to help decide the name of Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger. A competition is being run over the next few weeks when pupils will be asked to suggest a suitable name for the vessel, which is currently under construction at the Macduff Shipyard site at […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Councillors got their first close-up view yesterday of a new custom-built harbor dredger being built for Moray Council. The £2.4million vessel will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. The 25.7m (90ft) dredger is under construction at the Macduff Shipyard Ltd fabrication facility at Buckie, and is expected to be completed […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Moray Council announced today that the 160ft Manu Pekka dredger barge is expected to berth at Buckie harbor on Sunday. The dredger and 88ft BKM 103 multicat tug will spend two to three weeks in Buckie while general maintenance work is carried out and new equipment is fitted before beginning work in the Moray Firth. There they […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger will be officially named during a ceremony at Buckie harbor today. The MV Selkie, named after a mythical Scottish sea creature, will be officially launched by Clare Russell, the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire. The vessel was built at the nearby Macduff Shipyard facility in Buckie and is Scotland’s only council-owned […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger was officially named last Friday. Spectators gathered on the quayside at Buckie harbor as the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Clare Russell, smashed a bottle of Scotch whisky over the bow of MV Selkie. Among the crowd were pupils from the local Cluny Primary School who chose the name for […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new Moray Council’s dredging vessel, called Selkie, is expected to begin sea trials later this week. The £2.4 million vessel, built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd, will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. It will service the council-owned harbors at Buckie, Burghead, Hopeman, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen as well as […]