The Port of Nigg has unveiled its new East Quay, which, at 225m long and 50m wide, increases the leading port facility’s deep water quayside capacity to over 1,200m - placing it amongst the largest in the country.
To meet the requirements of Scotland’s burgeoning offshore renewables sector, Global Energy Group (GEG) has announced a milestone at the Port of Nigg and the proposed development of a rolled tubular manufacturing facility at the site.
An Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport would spark an employment boom that would create tens of thousands of jobs.
Today's publication of the prospectus for the bidding process to establish two Green Freeports in Scotland has been welcomed by Opportunity Cromarty Firth.
Michael heads to the mudflats and saltmarsh of Nigg Bay and meets our very own Steve Chisholm, Director of Operations and Innovation, at the Port of Nigg.
Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland has been conditionally selected by Siemens Gamesa as the planned location for pre-assembly and installation of wind turbines for the Moray West offshore wind farm.
On Monday 17th January, Crown Estate Scotland confirmed the outcome of the Scotwind auction. With 17 projects selected out of a total of 74 applications, the first leasing of Scottish waters for offshore wind energy in a decade will enable the next generation of windfarms to be developed – something our industry has been working towards for a considerable number of years.
Whilst the initial contracts for tower supply will focus on UK domestic supply, it is anticipated that the factory will be in high demand for export of towers and other products as well due to the rapid rate of planned offshore wind deployment across Europe up until 2050.
We have welcomed the safe arrival of the heavy lift vessel OHT Osprey with the first 8 of what will be 103 Jacket structures for the Moray East Offshore Windfarm project for DEME Offshore. The Port of Nigg was chosen as the foundations staging port for the construction of the 950MW offshore windfarm which will see 100 turbines and 3 offshore substation platforms being installed.
Under the agreed deal, the jetty will be operated as an extension to the Port of Nigg which has already established itself as a leading deep-water port, servicing oil and gas, offshore renewables and the wider energy markets.
Sue Jane Taylor has arrived on site at our Port of Nigg facility, where she will spend the next 12 months sketching and painting, people’s activities, the facilities and day to day operations taking place.
Global Energy Group has reached agreement with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Ltd to take over the long-term operation of the Nigg Oil Terminal jetty under a new lease with Crown Estates Scotland.
Well-Safe Solutions has today announced the award of two multi-million-pound contracts to continue the refurbishment of the Well-Safe Guardian, the decommissioning company’s first asset, into a bespoke plug and abandonment unit.
Global Energy Group are set to win their next staging port award and the new client will be DEME Offshore, for the Moray East Offshore Wind farm development for what will be an estimated £10 to £12 million contract.
The rig is situated just outside of the Cromarty firth, a stone's throw from our Port of Nigg facility, which will be used as the hub for vessel support; dedicated crew transfer, standby cover and cargo movements.
Global Energy Group are delighted to announce plans for a further multi million pound investment to improve the facilities at their flagship facility at Nigg.