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Creating prosperity for generations


Bob Sanguinetti, Chief Executive, Port of Aberdeen

Port of Aberdeen is the UK’s oldest and newest port. We are building on our almost 900 years of history and heritage to deliver a futureproofed expansion project.

The transformational £400 million development at Aberdeen South Harbour keeps us true to our purpose of creating prosperity for generations and will help us achieve our vision of becoming Scotland’s premier net zero port at the heart of the nation’s energy transition.

Focus on sustainability

Maritime decarbonisation is a huge challenge, and we believe that Port of Aberdeen has an important role to play.

Our Green Port strategy is well developed, and we have a clear aim of becoming an exemplar in environmental stewardship and sustainability.

We are pioneering green port innovation and facilitating energy transition solutions, reducing port emissions, and facilitating future fuels, targeting Net Zero by 2040.

A bright future ahead

Aberdeen is perfectly located to be Europe’s Net Zero capital. The expanded Port of Aberdeen will be at the heart of the development of high potential sectors, including offshore wind, green hydrogen and decommissioning, while contributing to the UK’s drive for energy security with support for existing and future oil and gas developments.

Our existing North Harbour offers world-class facilities and infrastructure, and the South Harbour expansion will add 1.4 kilometres of deepwater berthage, accommodate ships up to 300 metres in length, incorporate extensive heavy-lift zones up to 15 tonnes per square metre, and offer 125,000 square metres of flexible laydown space and expansive project areas.

We are grateful to have strong and longstanding relationships with our stakeholders that we work alongside, and after two years of navigating choppy waters, we’re confident that smoother sailing lies ahead.