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Overview of Kishorn Port & Dry Dock

Kishorn Port and Dry Dock is the former construction site of the Ninian Central Platform, which at over 600,000 tonnes is still one of the world’s largest man-made moveable objects that has ever moved across the face of the earth.

The site has 45 Hectares of land available for immediate construction and development with a further 10 Hectares available.
Connected principally by road and sea, there is also a railway station nearby at nearby Strathcarron, which has direct trains to Inverness.
Ninian Central Tow Out 1978

Kishorn Port and Dry Dock has been identified in Scottish Enterprise’s National Renewables Infrastructure Plan (NRIP) as a potential manufacturing and distribution hub for the offshore renewables industry

The deep fjord like loch and dry dock are ideal for the safe deployment of Research and Development projects

45 Hectares

45 Hectares

of land available for immediate construction


Variety of uses serving Renewables, Oil & Gas and Aquaculture sectors

The quarry at Kishorn Port, operated by Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, supplies a range of quarry products to local construction projects and also has the ability to supply large quantities of aggregate by vessel / barge

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More about Kishorn Port

Low risk conditions in one of the largest dry docks in Europe.


The services at Kishorn Port lend itself to a number of industries searching for an ideal location that offers commercial, industrial and residential facilities onsite.


KPL facilities encompass the full supply chain associated with multi modal transportation systems for goods / cargo through road, rail and sea.