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 Green Freeport Update – Issue 2

Tuesday December 19, 2023
Watch a welcome message from Malcolm Bennie, Director of Place Services from Falkirk Council. The Forth Green Freeport’s Outline Business Case (OBC) was submitted to the Scottish and UK Governments on 24 November. This 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 ...

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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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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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