Transformational Forth Green Freeport bid is shortlisted and moves a step closer to creating a green growth corridor

Friday January 13, 2023

Following today’s (13 January) green freeport shortlisting by the Scottish and UK Governments, the private-public bid consortium behind the transformational bid for a Forth Green Freeport (FGF) reacted to the positive news. The FGF proposal will generate up to 50,000 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new green technologies and renewable energy manufacturing which will make a significant contribution …

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Ambitious vision for Rosyth unveiled within Forth Green Freeport bid

Monday October 10, 2022

Babcock International, Forth Ports Group and Scarborough Muir Group outline their transformative vision for the internationally renowned port, shipbuilding, manufacturing and logistics cluster at Rosyth.   It includes plans for a new freight terminal, offshore renewable manufacturing and green power generating capacity. It will also enable development of large scale advanced manufacturing, skills and innovation onsite, alongside a proposed new …

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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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INEOS at Grangemouth backs bid for Forth Green Freeport

Friday August 5, 2022
INEOS Grangemouth

INEOS at Grangemouth endorses the bid to establish the Forth Green Freeport The Forth Green Freeport will sustain a prosperous industrial and manufacturing sector, provide high quality employment and deliver economic benefit to the country Andrew Gardner, CEO and Chairman at INEOS Grangemouth: “We are proud to be part of the bid consortium that brings together key public and private …

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Port of Leith signs reservation agreement for multi-billion pound Morven offshore wind project

Wednesday July 13, 2022

Forth Green Freeport renewables development platform takes shape with £50m port infrastructure investment Scotland’s largest offshore wind renewables hub, at the Port of Leith, has signed a reservation and collaboration agreement with bp and EnBW, as the marshalling port for the 2.9GW Morven offshore wind project. Forth Ports’ £50 million investment will see the facility in operation by the end …

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Vision unveiled for a Forth Green Freeport to deliver Scotland’s green growth ambitions

Monday June 20, 2022

Forth Green Freeport will act as a catalyst for the re-industrialisation of Scotland, creating economic development for the whole of the country Delivering a just transition to Scotland’s net zero targets Potential to create 50,000 new green jobs 550 hectares of development land Local jobs in communities of high deprivation will support levelling up A Skills Accelerator Fund focused on …

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MP and MSPs back Forth Ports’ vision for a Firth of Forth Green Freeport to create a green growth corridor

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Green Freeport has potential to generate 50,000 new green jobs Following the launch today (25 March) of the 12-week Green Freeport bidding process by the UK and Scottish governments, local politicians have stepped up to strongly back Forth Ports Group’s plan to submit a compelling proposal for a Firth of Forth Green Freeport. Its proposal has the potential to generate …

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Green Freeports offer a vision of success for Scotland

Friday March 25, 2022

The Scottish and UK governments plan to award Green Freeport status to two local areas in Scotland to promote regeneration, create jobs and support the transition to a net zero economy. This is a great chance for parts of the population, who have been left behind in the jobs market, to benefit from our role as a trading nation and …

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