• Aberdeen Harbour

    Aberdeen Harbour is one of the UK’s busiest ports. A world leading marine support centre, it is the principal port for the energy sector in Western Europe and serves a number of industries as the main commercial port in the North-East of Scotland.

    With trading links to more than 40 countries worldwide, Aberdeen Harbour generates in excess of £1.5billion GVA annually.

    As a Trust Port, it invests all profits into further development, amounting to more than £35million in the last five years.

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  • Our Board

    Aberdeen Harbour Board is an independent statutory authority formed under the terms of the Aberdeen Harbour Order Confirmation Act 1960. It is responsible for the administration, maintenance and improvement of the port.

  • News: Board Visit Nigg Development 3D Model

    30th June 2015

    Members of Aberdeen Harbour Board visited a 3D model of Nigg Bay Project at HR Wallingford yesterday (29th June).

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  • News: Lord Provost Visits Aberdeen Harbour to Celebrate Day of the Seafarer

    01st July 2015

    Lord Provost George Adam visited Aberdeen Harbour's Marine Operations Centre to mark the Day of the Seafarer.

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  • News: Go Purple for CLAN

    30th June 2015

    CLAN have launched their 'Go Purple for CLAN' Campaign

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  • News: Students unveil their imaginative ideas for Nigg Bay Expansion

    16th June 2015

    Students from Robert Gordon have unveiled images of buildings they imagine gracing our potential expansion development at Nigg Bay. 

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  • News: New chair at Aberdeen Harbour committed to continue expansion plans

    17th February 2015

    "I am committed to leading the Board as plans develop to expand Aberdeen Harbour into Nigg Bay” - Alistair Mackenzie

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  • News: Aberdeen Harbour Achieves OHSAS 18001 And ISO 14001 Certification

    Aberdeen Harbour’s health, safety and environmental management systems have been approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance as meeting international standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.

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  • News: New Code Launched To Protect Dolphins At Aberdeen Harbour

    A joint taskforce has launched a Code of Practice to protect Bottlenose dolphins near Aberdeen’s Harbour mouth, and provide guidance to vessels operating in the port.

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  • News: Aberdeen Harbour Hosts Scottish Government Cabinet Meeting

    17th February 2015

    Aberdeen Harbour hosted a meeting of the Scottish Government’s Cabinet yesterday, 16 February 2015 at its Marine Operations Centre at Footdee...

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  • News: First Minister Visits Aberdeen Harbour Board

    15th January 2015

    Aberdeen Harbour Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbour, providing them with an insight into current harbour activity and briefing them on the harbour’s strategic plans for the future.

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  • Careers

    With around 90 employees, the Harbour Board's staff are at the core of the operational and administrative systems which ensure the busy international port performs efficiently and safely around-the-clock in servicing a broad range of industries.

    Profitably handling record levels of activity takes a wide variety of skills and experience in a challenging work environment.  The Board's major investment in the future includes staff as well as facilities and we are committed to providing ongoing training as part of career development.  With security of employment and competitive packages, many of our employees are long serving.

    An established Lifestyle programme encourages healthy living and safe working by the staff, and the Board gives health and safety a high priority in all aspects of port operations.  At Aberdeen Harbour Board, you'll be a member of a team continuing the evolution of a port with a future.

  • 41 Shipping Connections 2014

    Angola  Australia  Belgium  Brazil  Cameroon  Canada  China  Congo (Democratic Republic)  Cyprus  Denmark  Egypt  Equatorial Guinea  Falkland Islands  Faroe Islands  France  Gabon  Georgia  Germany  Ghana  Greece  Iceland  India  Ivory Coast  South Korea  Malta  Mauritania  Mexico  Morocco  Nigeria  Norway  Portugal  Romania  Russia  Senegal  Singapore  Spain  Sweden  The Netherlands  Tunisia  USA  Venezuela

  • The Story of Aberdeen’s Harbour

    First established as a business in 1136 by King David 1st of Scotland, Aberdeen Harbour is, according to the Guinness Book of Business Records, the oldest existing business in Britain, with a history that has spanned almost 900 years. It is only when we map this history against the development of Aberdeen itself into a busy and vibrant city, and against a backdrop of important world events, that we can truly appreciate the port’s incredible story, and its transformation in to a modern, state-of-the-art facility.

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