April 21, 2021

Kishorn Port has received approval from Highland Council for its proposal to extend the port’s dry dock. This is a further and significant step in the regeneration of the port and dry dock which was originally established in the mid-1970s to fabricate the Ninian Central oil and gas platform.

The development proposal involves an extension of the dry dock into adjoining land which, when completed, will allow the port to receive vessels and structures up to 250 metres in length in comparison to the current 160 metres. This will allow the port to accommodate a wider range of marine projects for decommissioning, maintenance and upgrade, and enhance the port’s offering to the offshore wind sector.

Rock excavated from the dry dock extension will be utilised in the reclamation of an area of foreshore which will provide further land within the port to support the various industry sectors which use the port now and in the future. Read more…