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  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of a consenting strategy, approved principally by Transport Scotland, Aberdeen Harbor has submitted applications for consent in support of their potential expansion plans into Nigg Bay. The applications seek to gain statutory approvals for the project as part of three consenting regimes: from Transport Scotland, in the form of a Harbor Revision Order, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor Board plans to hold a pre-application consultation event relating to the repair of a section of the north bank of the River Dee adjacent to the North Esplanade West. The proposed activity consists of reinstating the river bank revetment following storm damage. The pre-application consultation event will be held between 12.00 and 17.00 […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Decom North Sea (DNS), the oil and gas decommissioning forum, will host a lunch and learn event to give supply chain companies the opportunity to learn more about a variety of pertinent topics; from crisis communications, to the new developments at Aberdeen harbour. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 24, at the Doubletree […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Aberdeen Harbor has just announced that the harbor’s latest expansion project has been awarded marine licences. Issued under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, the licences cover both construction and dredging operations associated with the project, and form part of a wider consenting strategy, which included Planning Permission in Principle, awarded by Aberdeen City Council […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has provided construction company Dragados UK with a turbidity monitoring solution to report on the dredging activities of the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project. The UK based provider of tailored integrated systems for environmental monitoring has supplied two 1.9m buoy platforms, equipped with standalone turbidity sensors, and were on-site for the […]

  • 14 October 2011

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has been recognised for its major contribution to the North-east economy as it received the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Northern Star Business Awards. The accolade was presented to Aberdeen Harbour Board chairman, Chris Lloyd and chief executive Colin Parker, by television and radio personality Gaby Roslin, at the ceremony organised […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 175 meter-long MV Beltnes arrived into Aberdeen South Harbor on the morning of Wednesday, 29th May, as part of its £350 million South Harbor construction program. “The Self Discharging Bulk Carrier successfully discharged 35,000 tonnes of fill material behind concrete caissons, as part of the creation of the Dunnottar Quay,” according to their latest […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor Board and Dragados UK, the principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, have announced the opening of the Harbor Expansion Visitor Center. The Center will afford schools, universities, professional and community groups, as well as the general public all over the North East of Scotland, the opportunity to gain insight into the […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project has reached another important landmark, with the placement of the 11th caisson at Nigg Bay, out of a total of 22. This 7,000-tonnes caisson, which bears the name Catrina, is part of Aberdeen South Harbor’s Dunnottar Quay. “It has been towed on site on a two-day journey from the Cromarty […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded a £5.2m contract involving major improvements to the port entrance and for widening and deepening the navigation channel. Harbour Board chief executive, Colin Parker said: “As the centre of activity for the energy industry’s marine operations in North-west Europe, the importance of targeted investment and development has been a top […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor recently completed remedial work to damage caused by Storm Frank, which battered Aberdeen at the end of 2015. During the 48 hours of 29th and 30th December 2015, when the storm impacted the UK,  thousands of tonnes of sand, shingle and debris were deposited into Aberdeen Harbor from the River Dee, and scouring […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Start of the £350 million project, which was recently granted planning consent in the form of Marine Licenses and a Harbor Revision Order by the Scottish Government, was yesterday sanctioned by the Aberdeen Harbor Board. The construction contract with its preferred bidder, Dragados UK, is due to be formalized at a signing ceremony today. Following […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Aberdeen Harbour Board, after lengthy talks with Dragados UK, announced yesterday that they have reached mutual agreement to cancel contract for the construction of Aberdeen’s South Harbour. According to the joint statement, the mutual agreement has been reached for Dragados UK to withdraw as the principal contractor to complete the construction of the South Harbour. […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s annual maintenance dredging campaign started this week.  This year’s campaign is being carried out by the Boskalis Westminter vessels ‘Shoalway’ and ‘F48’, with assistance from the harbor’s own ‘Sea Herald’ work boat. Dredging operations are being undertaken to ensure that water depth is maintain for the safe passage and berthing of vessels […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbor’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. SE funding is in addition to support from the European Investment Bank, which is providing a loan of up to £175 million, and support of up […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced two key appointments, to strengthen its Management Team in Aberdeen. Mervyn New joins DeepOcean as Trenching Business Line Manager – Aberdeen. Mervyn brings over 30 years’ experience in the subsea oil & gas industry, with a strong track record in trenching with various contractors, […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor said that four drilling rigs, currently located at Nigg Bay, are carrying out Site Investigation Work aimed at providing further information for the Harbor Development Project. Keith Young, Aberdeen Harbor Board’s Engineering Director, explained: “The four drilling rigs will be carrying out twenty five land based boreholes. Potential construction and dredging activities in the future would be […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Access to a 500m section of Aberdeen beach is being closed to the public from Friday, 12 July, due to considerable erosion of sand caused by recent storms, Aberdeen City Council reports.  An estimated 140,000 tonnes has been displaced by the wind and tides leaving a deficit of up to 2m in some places. The […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Peterson SBS announces a £1.5 million capital investment in its quayside operations at Aberdeen Harbour. The company has leased a further two berths from Aberdeen Harbour Board and has secured additional accommodation, including a transit warehouse for the receipt and containerisation of items and equipment consigned for offshore and international distribution and office accommodation for […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Aberdeen Harbor board plans to invest £24 million in improvements to meet growing demand. One of Scotland’s busiest harbors plans the completion of work at Torry Quays and starting phase two of the project to improve dockside facilities and provide extra deepwater berthing. “The import and export of goods by sea remains a vital […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units that will form the closed quay sections at Aberdeen South Harbor. The caisson – 50 meters long, 17 meters wide and 16 meters high – has been floated […]

  • 18 October 2011

    The positive levels of activity recorded by Aberdeen Harbour throughout the first half of the year have continued through to September, with the port announcing improved performance across various sectors in the third quarter. Across the nine months, overall vessel tonnage has risen by five per cent on the same period last year from 18.43million, […]