BP extends presence at Aberdeen Harbour for further 10 years

Aberdeen Harbour Board has announced that BP has agreed to extend its presence at the port for a further 10 years.    The agreement, worth an estimated £25 million to the Board over the term, will see BP continue to lease its Albert Quay base from Aberdeen Harbour for the next decade to support its operations […]

Traffic growth strengthens Aberdeen Harbour bid

A bid to expand Aberdeen Harbour has been strengthened by its “significant growth” of activity in 2012, with total vessel tonnage increasing by more than 8% from nearly 26 million to just over 28m tonnes. The increase also highlighted the continued importance of the Scottish harbour to the energy sector operating in the UK Continental […]

Aberdeen Harbour outlines plans for growth

Aberdeen Harbour Board has submitted a Directions for Growth document to the National Planning Framework, in response to its call for candidate developments. The document outlines the findings from an ongoing feasibility study, which was launched in September to assess the viability of potential expansion options for a new or improved harbour facility. Three potential […]

Aberdeen welcomes record-breaking vessel

The largest ever vessel to enter Aberdeen Harbour has been welcomed to the port following a £5.2million development programme. The improvements – designed to open the harbour to larger vessels and new markets – were completed five weeks ahead of schedule. Diving support vessel Skandi Arctic, which has now visited twice, is 156 metres in […]