Forth Green Freeport appoints Chief Executive to lead ambitious green growth strategy

Tuesday July 16, 2024

Forth Green Freeport (FGF) announces today (16 July 2024) that it has appointed Sarah Murray as the first Chief Executive of the public/private consortium. FGF officially opened for business last month (12 June) with a commitment to deliver an ambitious green growth strategy to re-industrialise Scotland, bringing economic and net zero benefits for the country as a whole and the …

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Forth Green Freeport is “Open for Business” as tax sites go live

Wednesday June 12, 2024

The Forth Green Freeport (FGF) is officially “open for business” today, 12 June 2024, following approval from the Scottish and UK Governments of its Outline Business Case and the designation of its three tax sites located in Grangemouth, Rosyth, Mid-Forth (Leith and Burntisland). This major step unlocks the investment incentives to deliver the green freeport vision. This significant milestone for …

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Charles Hammond to step down as CEO of Forth Ports – Stuart Wallace announced as his successor

Thursday December 7, 2023

Forth Green Freeport partner, Forth Ports’ Group Chief Executive, Charles Hammond OBE, has decided to step down from his role leading the UK’s third largest ports group at the end of June 2024. His successor will be Stuart Wallace, who is currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Charles will work closely with Stuart over the next six months to ensure …

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Forth Green Freeport Meetings of the Interim Board – Agenda and Minutes (September 2023)

Monday November 27, 2023

On behalf of the Forth Green Freeport Interim Board, we’re pleased to share the agenda items and minutes of the meetings for the Interim Board moving forward. This is an important step in regularly communicating the work taking place behind the scenes during the latest phase of the Forth Green Freeport project. You can view the meeting agenda here and the minutes …

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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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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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