New strategic partnership at Edinburgh Airport

Wednesday April 17, 2024

Edinburgh Airport welcomes new strategic investment partnership VINCI Airports will acquire 50.01% of Edinburgh Airport Leadership team remains in place, working with VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners Forth Green Freeport partner, Edinburgh Airport, has today (17 April, 2024) welcomed the investment partnership announced by Global Infrastructure Partners and VINCI Airports. Sir John Elvidge, chairman of Edinburgh Airport, said: “We …

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Forth Ports submits plans for exciting development at Harbour 31 as the regeneration of Leith continues

Monday March 18, 2024

Forth Ports has submitted an application for Planning Permission in Principle (PPP) to The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC) for Harbour 31, an exciting new housing, commercial and retail development on a 4.7 acre waterfront site at The Port of Leith. The proposed redevelopment of the site, close to the new FirstStage film studio, will provide 337 new homes including …

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Secretary of State for Scotland visits Scotland’s largest renewables hub at Port of Leith

Friday March 8, 2024

The Secretary of State for Scotland, The Rt. Hon. Alister Jack MP, toured the nation’s largest renewables hub at the Port of Leith as the new riverside berth reaches a significant construction milestone. Primed by an initial £50 million private investment by the port’s owner, Forth Ports, Leith will deliver Scotland’s largest renewable energy hub on a 175-acre site – …

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Port of Grangemouth welcomes Fiona Hyslop MSP to the busy freight hub

Wednesday March 6, 2024

Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, was welcomed to Scotland’s key strategic freight hub at the Port of Grangemouth today (6 March). In her first visit to a major port in her new role, the Cabinet Secretary was briefed by the senior port team, including CEO designate, Stuart Wallace, on the investment programme underway at the port – and …

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Babcock to create 1,000 new jobs at Rosyth over four years

Tuesday March 5, 2024

Forth Green Freeport partner, Babcock International Group (Babcock), the defence company, is creating more than 1,000 new jobs at its large-scale, advanced manufacturing and shipbuilding facility in Rosyth to support the delivery of world-class programmes and development of its workforce capabilities. Underpinning Babcock’s commitment to further develop the skills required to support customers now and in the future, over the …

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Forth Ports showcases offshore renewables capabilities to industry leaders

Wednesday January 24, 2024

Forth Green Freeport partner, Forth Ports, welcomed over a hundred senior people from the offshore renewables sector to the Port of Leith yesterday (23.01.24) to showcase the development of Scotland’s newest bespoke offshore renewables hub. The day was a pre-conference activity as part of the annual Scottish Renewables conference being held this week (25/26 January) in Glasgow. Forth Ports is …

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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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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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