Forth Green Freeport submits outline business case as development platform takes shape

Monday November 27, 2023

The consortium behind the Forth Green Freeport has submitted its Outline Business Case (OBC) to the Scottish and UK Governments following its successful shortlisting earlier this year. Submission of the OBC is an important step in the process towards securing green freeport status as the team refines its visionary bid for Scotland. At the heart of the Forth Green Freeport’s …

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Dame Susan Rice appointed Chair of Forth Green Freeport to lead the delivery of Scotland’s green growth ambition

Thursday November 2, 2023

Dame Susan Rice DBE has been appointed as the inaugural independent Chair of Forth Green Freeport to oversee the delivery and governance of the consortium’s ambitious vision to deliver a green growth strategy for Scotland’s industrial corridor. Dame Susan is a highly respected chartered banker who has had a distinguished career in finance as the former Chair and CEO of …

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Forth Ports launches its commitment to Net Zero

Thursday October 5, 2023

The UK’s third largest ports group, Forth Ports, has set out its commitment and the actions it is taking to achieve a net zero carbon operation by 2042 at an industry launch event in Edinburgh yesterday (Wednesday 4th October). At the event, the company launched a film which demonstrates its ambitious vision of achieving carbon neutral emissions (Scope 1 and …

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Consent gained for multi-million pound speculative unit in Rosyth

Thursday September 7, 2023

Fife Council has granted detailed planning consent for a new 50,000 sq ft industrial and logistics unit at Queensferry One in Rosyth which will kickstart the development of the wider 120-acre scheme. Scarborough Muir Group (SMG), a joint venture between UK real estate company, Scarborough Group International and Inverkeithing-based contractor and developer, Muir Group, plans to speculatively build the unit, known as …

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MSPs back Forth Green Freeport bid to deliver ambitious green growth plan for Scotland

Wednesday October 5, 2022

Scottish Parliament politicians have today (05 October) given their backing to the Forth Green Freeport bid which has the potential to generate up to 50,000 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new clean technologies and renewable energy manufacturing in Scotland. The ambitious bid proposal which was submitted in June 2022 to the Scottish and UK Governments, will …

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Chambers of Commerce confirm joint support for transformative Forth Green Freeport bid

Tuesday September 27, 2022

Today (Tuesday 27 September), Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, Fife Chamber of Commerce and Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce – representing nearly 1,500 international and Scottish businesses – declared their support for the bid for a Forth Green Freeport. In joint letters sent to the UK and Scottish governments, the leaders of the three chambers described the bid as Scotland’s best …

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