• Our Vision

    "Our Vision is to be a major, commercially successful and sustainable Trust Port, integral to the North East of Scotland’s  transport infrastructure and providing an increasingly  significant contribution to its economic growth."

  • Nigg Bay: The Project

    There has, in recent years, been a growing demand for increased capacity within Aberdeen Harbour, both in terms of activity volume, but also in the need to accommodate increasingly large vessels...

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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: New Code Launched To Protect Dolphins At Aberdeen Harbour

    16th March 2015

    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: Shadow Chancellor And Leader Of Scottish Labour Party Visit Harbour

    20th January 2015

    Aberdeen Harbour's Marine Operations Centre played host today, 20th January, to a visit by the Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, and the Leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Jim Murphy.

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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.

  • Houdini emerges from the depths of Aberdeen Harbour

    Thousands of people gathered at the Harbour on July 1, 1909 to witness the world-famous magician and escapologist Harry Houdini dive into the chilly water whilst chained and handcuffed.

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  • 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 Great Clipper Race

    One of the most famous ships built in Aberdeen Harbour was the Thermopylae.

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