12th March 2019

UK Foreign Secretary visits Aberdeen Harbour

Aberdeen Harbour Board was pleased to welcome the UK Foreign Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Jeremy Hunt, to the Harbour on Friday, 8th March. 

The Minister held a round-table discussion with senior oil and gas executives at the Marine Operations Centre, before visiting the Harbour's Vessel Traffic Services, the ship simulator and North Harbour. 

Attending the discussion were representatives from Oil & Gas UK, Aberdeen Harbour Board, BP, Shell, Total, Aker Solutions, Halliburton, Hydrasun, Spirit Energy and Wood, and local Tory MP, Ross Thomson. 

Michelle Handforth, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board, commented on the "positive and constructive" opportunity to discuss industry progress and the £350 million South Harbour expansion. 

(Image credit to Kenny Elrick at Aberdeen Journals)