Funding for Scrabster Harbour

A recent article in Fishnewseu.com reports an injection of funds for the redevelopment of Scrabster Harbour.

The Scottish Government has agreed to contribute £2.2 million to a funding package of about £20 million for the redevelopment project.

The work will include upgrading facilities at the port for existing users, including the fisheries and freight industries, and exploiting the potential from the emerging marine energy sector in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters.

The redevelopment will result in improved facilities for existing fisheries and freight users and meet anticipated increased demand from oil and gas supply vessels. It will also enable the harbour trust to take advantage of the emerging marine energy sector and large-scale projects in the Pentland Firth.

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