Forth Ports habour master takes on national role

Forth Ports senior harbour master Ashley Nicholson has become the first woman to become vice-president of the UK Harbour Masters Association as well as the youngest certificated harbour master in the UK to hold the role. She has worked for Forth Ports for nearly 12 years and has since 2017 been the Senior Harbour Master based in Leith. The Association encourages the safe and efficient conduct of marine operations in ports. [caption ... [+]

Forth Ports gives industrial disease the finger

Forth Ports is offering its employees 100 HAVwear watches which monitor the vibration experienced by power tool users to reduce the risk of developing the incurable Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), or Vibration White Finger, one of the most common industrial diseases in the UK. Reactec also provides a Cloud-based ... [+]

Forth Ports first to make the grade

Forth Ports says it has become the first group in its sector to achieve the new ISO 45001 standard in Occupational Health & Safety Management. It replaces the existing OHSAS 18001 health and safety standard and has been achieved by all eight port operations across the UK including Tilbury on ... [+]

New look online for Forth Ports

Forth Ports has launched a new online presence ‘digital’ port at The website has been developed to enhance customer experience through easy and intuitive navigation throughout the site. The design is highly visual and uses infographic icons to ensure that people can find the service or port they require. ... [+]

Rosyth crane is ready to roll

The port of Rosyth has taken new Liebherr multimillion pound mobile harbour crane as part of an investment programme in bulk handling, primarily for food and fuel supplier, Cefetra. The 439-tonne crane arrived on board the MV Meri over the festive period and was rolled off the specialist vessel directly ... [+]

Grangemouth makes it three in a row

The Port of Grangemouth’s newest ship to shore container gantry crane is due to get to work this month at Scotland’s largest container terminal. It joins two other Liebherr cranes. The third crane is part of a £10million investment programme at the port to increase handling capacity and speed up turnaround ... [+]

Tech centre for Tilbury

Local MP Jackie Doyle Price has opened a new technology centre at the Port of Tilbury. Located within the old railway station of the London Cruise Terminal, the Training and Technology Suite includes two training simulators as part of the facilities designed to support the veteran community with training in ... [+]

New Thames crossing is vital, says Tilbury chief

Forth Ports chief executive Charles Hammond has described the Lower Thames Crossing as crucial to the port of Tilbury, as the ten-week statutory consultation for the scheme got underway on 10 October. He said: "As the fastest growing UK port, it is crucial that this project enhances Tilbury's northbound and southbound ... [+]

Pensioners in control at Forth Ports

Arcus European Infrastructure Fund is to sell its shares in Forth Ports to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP). It said the move would allow it to partner with other long-term investors who are well aligned to support the future growth of the Scottish and English operator. Forth Ports owns and ... [+]

Third crane for Forth’s Grangemouth

Forth Ports has taken delivery of a third Liebherr ship to shore crane at over the weekend of 25/26 August. It is part of a major investment programme at the port to increase handling capacity and service for customers. The 45 metre high crane, which weighs 524 tonnes, arrived in ... [+]

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