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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Forth Green Freeport Update – Issue 1

Tuesday June 13, 2023
Stuart Wallace from Forth Ports who Chairs the Forth Green Freeport (FGFP) Steering Group, introduces the FGFP Update and tells you what you can expect from us. The Scottish and UK Governments have selected two Green Freeports in Scotland – Forth Green Freeport (FGFP) and Inverness & Cromarty Firth Green Freeport. A Green Freeport is a large, zoned area within ...

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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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