Aberdeen Harbour Board



Aberdeen Harbour Board to seek further funding for £350m harbour development

A key part of Aberdeen’s £350 million harbour development is in the balance due to a shortfall in financing, according to reports.

Published 7 June 2021

'Dull' Torry waterfront flats approved by Scottish Government

A Scottish Government reporter has approved Aberdeen Harbour Board’s plans for more than 250 homes on the banks of the River Dee in Torry after an appeal was lodged into the local authority's decision to reject the application.

Published 18 May 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board awards £60m deals for expansion project

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million.

Published 7 May 2021

Nicol of Skene named water mains principal contractor at Aberdeen Harbour

North east firm Nicol of Skene has been appointed as principal contractor by Doig & Smith on behalf of Aberdeen Harbour Board to carry out the installation of approximately 3km of new water mains, including all associated civils works as part of the ongoing Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project (AHEP).

Published 19 February 2021

Aberdeen Harbour expansion in 'final sprint' towards 2021 opening

The £350 million Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Project (AHEP) is on track for a phased opening in 2021, despite the withdrawal of the original main contractor earlier this year.

Published 17 December 2020

Scottish Government minded to approve Torry waterfront homes

Plans to deliver 258 homes on the banks of the River Dee in Torry looked set to be approved by the Scottish Government despite the application being unanimously rejected by councillors.

Published 3 November 2020

Van Oord lands £20m of South Harbour work in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for rock removal and revetment work at the South Harbour expansion site, with a total value of £20 million.

Published 31 August 2020

Ocean Kinetics delivers key marine services at £350m Aberdeen Harbour project

Shetland and Aberdeen-based marine engineering, fabrication and diving specialist Ocean Kinetics has been selected by Aberdeen Harbour Board to deliver a key element for its £350 million south harbour expansion scheme (AHEP).

Published 20 August 2020

Aberdeen Harbour awards £4.3m of South Harbour Caisson Work

A number of companies have been awarded contracts to the value of approximately £4.3 million as Aberdeen Harbour Board continues its South Harbour construction project.

Published 10 August 2020

‘Six to eight months’ added to Aberdeen Harbour expansion timescale

The completion of the £350 million expansion project at Aberdeen Harbour has been delayed until 2022 due to the impact of coronavirus.

Published 15 July 2020

Aberdeen Harbour Board appoints new contractor

A new contractor has been appointed to complete part of the £350 million Aberdeen harbour expansion project.

Published 3 July 2020

Dragados UK withdraws from £350m Aberdeen harbour project

The principal contractor behind the £350 million Aberdeen harbour expansion has withdrawn from the project, citing the coronavirus crisis as well as "other factors” for the decision.

Published 9 June 2020

Tender issued for completion of works at Aberdeen harbour

A new contractor is being sought to complete work at Aberdeen's £350 million harbour expansion amid speculation about the continued involvement of lead contractor Dragados UK.

Published 5 June 2020

Energy Transition Zone planned to strengthen north east’s position as global integrated energy cluster

A “world-leading” Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) is planned for Aberdeen to accelerate the delivery of net zero solutions and secure a strong economic future built on offshore wind, hydrogen, and carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS), alongside oil and gas.

Published 27 January 2020

River Dee tower block flats recommended for approval

Planners have encouraged councillors on Aberdeen City Council’s planning committee to approve an application for around 258 homes along the River Dee.

Published 2 December 2019