Edinburgh Chamber honours work of a lifetime at Forth Ports

Forth Ports outgoing chief executive Charles Hammond has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. Charles Hammond, who already has an OBE, steps down from the Scottish and English ports operator after 23 years later this year. He received the accolade at a ceremony in Edinburgh on the evening of 29 February. Forth Ports were also successful at the annual business awards winning in the Large Business ... [+]

Forth Ports chief to hand over the reins in 2024

Forth Ports’ Group chief executive, Charles Hammond is to step down at the end of June 2024and will be succeeded by current chief operating officer, Stuart Wallace. They will work closely together over the next six months to ensure a smooth transition prior to Stuart Wallace, who is already a member ... [+]

Forth floating solar passes first big test

Nova Innovation has installed a marine floating solar demonstrator to power Forth Ports’ headquarters in the Port of Leith as part of the latter’s commitment to achieve Net Zero by 2042. The marine solar demonstrator was built and installed by Nova over the summer and has already successfully passed its ... [+]

Forth Ports commits to zero carbon

Forth Ports made a commitment to achieve a net zero carbon operation by 2042 at a launch event in Edinburgh on 4 October.  It premiered a film which demonstrates its ambitious vision of achieving carbon neutral emissions (Scope 1 and 2) by 2032 and creating an infrastructure platform to help accelerate ... [+]

Michelle to be chief people officer at Forth Ports

Forth Ports has promoted Michelle Primrose to the new executive board role of chief people officer. She joined Forth Ports as group HR Manager in 2021, and in her new role as CPO she will continue to focus on Forth Ports’ people, helping to develop talent and succession across the ... [+]

Forth Ports starts work on Leith renewables hub

Forth Ports has started building Scotland’s largest renewables hub at the Port of Leith with the start of work on the new riverside marine berth. Forth Ports’ £50m project in Leith will create a site capable of accommodating the world’s largest offshore wind installation vessels and with a heavy lift capability ... [+]

Forth Ports lays out net zero plans

Forth Ports says it will achieve a Net Zero carbon operation by 2042.  The company, which is Scotland’s biggest port operator and third largest in the UK, has also unveiled an interim target to achieve carbon neutral emissions (Scope 1 and 2) by 2032.  To achieve this across the group’s eight ... [+]

MSPs lends support to Forth Green Freeport bid

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) have backed the Forth Green Freeport bid saying it has the potential to generate up to 50,000 new green jobs and act as a catalyst for new clean technologies and renewable energy manufacturing The bid proposal which was submitted in June 2022 to the Scottish ... [+]

Forth Ports boosts training team

Forth Ports has promoted Simon Harper to group learning and development (L&D) manager and Natalie Dalgleish to L&D manager leading the team in Scotland. Simon Harper will take on responsibility for the L&D teams across the Group which operates eight ports in Scotland and The Port of Tilbury on the Thames ... [+]

MSP meets Forth Ports apprentices

Falkirk East member of the Scottish Parliament, Michelle Thomson, visited Forth Ports’ Skills and Business Centre at Grangemouth to meet apprentices and to mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week (7-11 March). Forth Ports delivers its Scottish apprenticeship programmes through its Skills and Business Centre in the port of Grangemouth, blending academic learning with ... [+]

advert 3