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Written Answers — Department for Transport: Shipping: Energy Supply (29 Apr 2024)

Lord Davies of Gower: ...Britain that are reliant on upgrades to the grid, including shore power projects. In addition, the government announced £29.5m of R&D funding will be allocated to shore power projects at the Port of Aberdeen, Atlantic and Peninsula’s Falmouth Port and Portsmouth International Port under the Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure R&D competition. As well as helping to reduce shipping...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Ports: Energy Supply (18 Dec 2023)

Guy Opperman: On 11 September, the government announced £29.5m of R&D funding will be allocated to shore power projects at the Port of Aberdeen, Atlantic and Peninsula’s Falmouth Port and Portsmouth International Port under the Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure competition. The Government and Ofgem published a joint Connections Action Plan on 22 November which will help to accelerate grid...

Scottish Parliament: Offshore Wind (Infrastructure) (Ports) ( 1 Nov 2023)

Gillian Martin: ...model alongside the recently announced £500 million of Scottish Government investment. I took with me a trade mission of people who represent ports including Forth Ports, the port of Leith and the Port of Aberdeen so that they could learn from Esbjerg. To fully maximise the benefits, however, we must continue to call on the United Kingdom Government to deliver an enhanced transmission...

Green Energy: Ports — [Judith Cummins in the Chair] (18 Oct 2023)

Jim Shannon: ...per day. That is a scheme that could really work. I know the Minister has always been keen to tell us what the United Kingdom is doing, and we will hear some of that later on. Closer to home, the port of Aberdeen in Scotland has also taken action. There is a great necessity for a solid and flexible energy system that complements local production of green energy with the import of renewable...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans and Armed Forces Community ( 5 Oct 2023)

Audrey Nicoll: ...a highly valued resource in the north-east of Scotland. I am pleased that Offshore Energies UK has signed up to the armed forces covenant and received the employer recognition scheme bronze award; Port of Aberdeen has signed up to the armed forces covenant, too. Those are only two of the many examples of how the sector values veterans and service leavers. I am pleased to note the veterans...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Energy: Ports (27 Sep 2023)

Baroness Vere of Norbiton: ...future electricity grid capacity needs to support additional infrastructure, including shore power. On 11 September, the government announced £29.5m of R&D funding for shore power projects at the Port of Aberdeen, Atlantic and Peninsula’s Falmouth Port and Portsmouth International Port under the Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure competition. These projects will help to reduce...

Scottish Parliament: Business Community (Engagement) (20 Apr 2023)

Audrey Nicoll: 4. To ask the First Minister, in light of his recent visit to the Port of Aberdeen, what engagement he has had with the business community since taking office. (S6F-02027)

Scottish Parliament: Employment Support for Veterans and their Families (23 Mar 2023)

Audrey Nicoll: ...veteran community has a strong contribution to make to our Scottish renewables industry. Earlier this week, when I visited the newly-constructed south harbour in my constituency, I heard that the Port of Aberdeen proactively promotes employment opportunities to groups that represent military veterans. Another sector that is actively recruiting veterans is the cyber space. Cybersecurity is...

Scottish Parliament: Economic Transformation (21 Sep 2022)

Jackie Dunbar: ..., one potential opportunity could really boost the economy of the north-east, and it would be remiss of me not to mention it. A major regional alliance between Aberdeen International Airport, the Port of Aberdeen, Peterhead Port Authority, Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council has announced its formal bid for green free port status for the north-east. If successful, the bid will...

Scottish Parliament: Green Free Ports (North-East Scotland) (16 Jun 2022)

Jackie Dunbar: Aberdeen International Airport Ltd, Port of Aberdeen, Peterhead Port Authority, Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council have put together a bid to bring a green free port to the north-east of Scotland. That bid has the potential to boost gross value added income by £7.5 billion, bring 30,000 jobs to the north-east of Scotland and usher in a new era of investment, innovation,...

Wales Bill - Report (1st Day) (14 Dec 2016)

Baroness Morgan of Ely: ...security as a policy driver for investment in Milford Haven to support the sale of the Murco refinery in 2014. Equally strange is the fact that the UK Government did not seek to control the trust port of Aberdeen, which has significant strategic energy value due to the importance of North Sea oil to the United Kingdom. There are definite double standards in this. In Scotland, all ports and...

Wales Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) ( 7 Nov 2016)

Baroness Morgan of Ely: ...that the UK Government declined to cite energy security as a policy driver for investment in Milford Haven to support the sale of the Murco refinery in 2014. It is worth noting that the trust port of Aberdeen, which could be seen to have a strategic significance equal to that of Milford Haven due to the importance of North Sea oil to the UK, is under the control of the Scottish Government....

Scottish Parliament: Harbours (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (16 Jun 2015)

Alex Johnstone: ...intents and purposes, already operate as private companies. They are sound businesses that make sound decisions based on charging and long-term investment, and, particularly in the case of my local port of Aberdeen, have shown a great aptitude for running successful businesses that are based on that model. As a result of section 10 of the Ports Act 1991, ports are required to prepare a...

Written Answers — Transport: Regulation (21 May 2013)

Stephen Hammond: ... 2012 No. 977 20 April 2012 M62 Motorway (Junctions 25 to 30) (Actively Managed Hard Shoulder and Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2012 2012 No. 1865 20 August 2012 The Port Security (Port of Aberdeen) Designation Order 2012 2012 No. 2607 19 November 2012 The Port Security (Port of Workington) Designation Order 2012 2012 No. 2611 19 November 2012 The Port Security...

Written Answers — Transport: Regulation (25 Feb 2013)

Stephen Hammond: ...Scheme Order 2012 No Traffic Management (Bedford Borough Council) Permit Scheme Order 2012 No Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 No The Port Security (Port of Aberdeen) Designation Order 2012 Yes The Port Security (Port of Workington) Designation Order 2012 Yes The Port Security (Port of Grangemouth) Designation Order 2012 Yes The Port...

Clause 2: Compensation Payments (18 Mar 1997)

Dr Norman Godman: ...arising out of their contracting mesothelioma.'. Mesothelioma is a pernicious form of cancer. I am not a medical man; my doctorate results from a thesis on the development of steam trawlers in the port of Aberdeen and elsewhere. This, however, is a serious matter and the prognosis for victims is almost always grim. I believe that there is no cure for the ailment. In relation to the...

Public Expenditure ( 6 Mar 1997)

Malcolm Bruce: ...abolition of the closed shop. I vividly remember calling for the abolition of the dock labour scheme in this House on a Monday, and the Government announcing on Thursday that that would occur. The port of Aberdeen was then paralysed by a dockers' strike, and the Prime Minister prayed in aid my remarks to justify her decision. I put those facts on record because, although this is billed as...

Orders of the Day — Ports Bill: The Annual Turnover Requirement for the Purposes of Section 9 (23 Apr 1991)

Malcolm Bruce: ...in Aberdeen was the trigger for the legislation under which the dock labour scheme was abolished and I supported—indeed, had called for—such legislation at the time, because I felt that the port of Aberdeen was being killed off. I do not approach the matter in a dogmatic or purely ideological manner. I am merely interested to ensure that Aberdeen has a port that best serves the...

Orders of the Day — Ports Bill: General Supplementary Provisions with Respect to Transfer Under Section 19 (23 Apr 1991)

Jim Wallace: ...Poole (Mr. Ward) spoke about the problems of the ports in their areas, and the hon. Member for Aberdeen, North (Mr. Hughes) and my hon. Friend for Gordon (Mr. Bruce) spoke about the problems of the port of Aberdeen. I have often tried to persuade the Minister that Lerwick harbour trust, because of circumstances there, should not be compelled to be privatised if the trustees do not wish. At...

Orders of the Day — Ports Bill (28 Jan 1991)

Mr Robert Hughes: ...hon. and learned Gentleman will know, the matter has been discussed widely over a considerable period. What would the right hon. and learned Gentleman say to the majority of the commissioners of the port of Aberdeen who were appointed by him in his previous incarnation as Secretary of State for Scotland, who represent commercial and industrial interests in the city of Aberdeen and who have...


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