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  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s Port of Dundee has awarded a construction contract to Southbay Civil Engineering for a new quayside, designed for the North Sea oil & gas decommissioning sector.  Forth Ports, a UK-based ports operator, said on Tuesday that Dundee’s prospects of becoming a decommissioning hub for North Sea oil & gas “took another step forward” with the appointment of […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Forth Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) announce today that Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports, has acquired the 67% ownership of Tilbury Container Services Ltd (TCS) not already owned by Forth Ports from DP World and ABP. Forth Ports has been a one third shareholder in TCS since 1998 along […]

  • 14 March 2016

    The workers at Grangemouth, one of Scotland’s largest ports, have decided to take industrial action over pay and roster changes proposed by port operator Forth Ports, according to GAC. The strike, scheduled to start on March 15, would halt all maritime activities within the port’s container terminal, initially for a period of up to two weeks. The changes to the rotas […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    DFDS Seaways, the Scottish Government and Forth Ports have agreed to continue the Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight shipping service under the management of DFDS Seaways. Rosyth-Zeebrugge will continue to be the only freight service between Scotland and Continental Europe. DFDS Seaways will maintain its existing sailing schedule, with the vessel Finlandia Seaways offering three departures in each direction […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s largest container port,  the Port of Grangemouth, has embarked on a major investment program this month to increase the terminal’s capacity for storing containers. The port’s owner, Forth Ports Limited, is investing in surface upgrading works on an area of some 6,325 square metres. The investment is designed to increase the busy container terminal’s […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    UK port owner and operator Forth Ports is investing GBP 10 million to construct a new quayside at the Port of Dundee in order to put the port at the forefront of the North Sea oil & gas decommissioning and offshore wind sectors.

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Main Board of Forth Ports has toured the proposed new £10 million quayside development at the Port of Dundee where site survey works are now underway. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port, connecting to the existing Prince Charles Wharf. Upon completion, […]

  • 23 March 2010

    The Edinburgh-based owner of seven UK ports has said it will meet a consortium of shareholders which is bidding for the company. Forth Ports has already rejected two approaches from the Northstream group, which offered £612m earlier this month.

  • 21 February 2019

    Forth Ports Group receives planning consent for a new port on the River Thames.

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Limited, this week welcomed the brand new Cap San Lorenzo with her cargo of over 9600 TEUs. At a dead weight of around 124,500t the vessel is the largest container ship to call at Tilbury’s deep sea berth. Commenting on the arrival, Perry Glading, Chief Operating […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited announced today (17 February, 2016) plans to make the largest investment in the history of the Port of Dundee. The port owner is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will […]

  • 14 July 2006

    CONTROVERSIAL ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Firth of Forth were today given the green light. The decision was greeted with horror by environmental groups, who have warned oil spills could spoil public enjoyment of the Forth and devastate sensitive natural habitats. And Fife councillors were considering possible legal action to stop the transfers. The go-ahead […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 18 February 2019

    John Lawrie Group will expand its operations in Scotland after agreeing a deal to develop a new site at the Port of Dundee.

  • 1 February 2008

    Plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Firth of Forth have been ruled out by the area’s harbour authority. Forth Ports has announced it is not proceeding with an application which was submitted by SPT Marine Services.

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Ltd, has signed the contract agreement with P&O Ferries to continue their RO/RO service with their long-term shipping partner, Bore. Commenting on the extension, Perry Glading, Chief Operating Officer of Forth Ports said: “Since the service commenced in 2007 we have worked closely with the P&O Ferries’ management team […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK, a subsidiary of AF Gruppen, have signed the head of agreement with the intent to establish a new joint venture, AF Dundee, which will lay the foundations of creating a UK North Sea oil and gas decommissioning hub in the city of Dundee, with its nucleus at the […]

  • 24 May 2007

    The Scottish government has asked the harbour authority Forth Ports to freeze plans for ship-to-ship oil transfer in the Firth of Forth. Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead wants to hold talks with Westminster on new legislation giving ministers powers to block such proposals.

  • 28 November 2017

    Specialist well abandonment company Well-Safe Solutions has chosen to locate its onshore marine base in the Port of Dundee.

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport yesterday to build Tilbury2 – a new multi million pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London. With construction scheduled to start in a matter of weeks, the privately funded port […]

  • 2 May 2007

    Environmental campaigners have gathered outside the Forth Ports annual general meeting to protest against proposals for ship-to-ship oil transfers. The protestors want the company to scrap plans to transfer millions of tonnes of oil between tankers anchored four miles off the Firth of Forth.