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Further improvements on site at Kishorn

KPL have made further improvements to the facilities on site in recent weeks with the delivery of additional office blocks that include catering capacity, drying rooms and first aid facilities.

KPL attends SPE Offshore Europe 2019

Last week, KPL once again attended SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen.

SPE Offshore Europe 2019 – Visit us on stand 2K48

Kishorn Port & Dry Dock will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 Conference & Exhibition, in Aberdeen from the 3rd-6th September. We look forward to meeting you at Stand 2K48.

Achintriad Play Park Refurbishment

Kishorn Port Ltd and its partners Leiths (Scotland) Ltd and Ferguson Transport & Shipping always strive to support the local communities in and around the site.

2019 works on site so far

KPL & its marine logistics partner Ferguson Transport & Shipping supported the preparation of the Ocean GreatWhite prior to drilling of the West Coast of Scotland.

Lochcarron Highland Games

KPL are delighted to this year continue our sponsorship for the 41st Lochcarron Highland Games. The games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays. This year’s games will be held on Saturday 20th July at Attadale Estate.

Kishorn Port Ltd to exhibit at All Energy 2019

Kishorn Port Ltd looks forward to attending All Energy Conference & Exhibition this week at stand HIE50 in Glasgow’s SEC.

KPL Community Liaison Group Meeting

Recently, KPL were delighted to welcome to site members of the KPL Community Liaison Group.

University of Aberdeen Visit Kishorn Port & Dry Dock

KPL Directors Alasdair Ferguson and Simon Russell welcomed 30 students and senior academic staff from the University of Aberdeen on site at Kishorn.

Kishorn Port secures Waste Management Licence and invests a further £1.6 million

Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) has secured a Waste Management Licence (WML) from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for the decommissioning of off-shore oil and gas assets at Kishorn Yard and Dry Dock.

Ocean GreatWhite at Kishorn Port & Dry Dock

Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) commenced 2019 by welcoming its first major contract the Ocean GreatWhite. Owned by Diamond Offshore, a global offshore drilling contractor, the Ocean GreatWhite weighs in at 60,800 tonnes and is a 6th Generation Harsh Environment drilling rig capable of drilling down to 10,000m in 3,000m of water. With a draft of over 23 metres, the rig requires deep water for anchoring and Loch Kishorn provided the ideal sheltered conditions.

Ocean GreatWhite Departs from Kishorn Port & Dry Dock

Final preparations are being made for the imminent departure of the Ocean GreatWhite semi submersible drilling rig from Kishorn Port & Dry Dock.

KPL Drop-In Morning – Saturday 23rd February

Following the arrival of the Ocean GreatWhite, Kishorn Port Ltd would like to invite the people of Kishorn, Lochcarron and surrounding areas to visit the site. The drop-in morning will allow everyone to see the OGW from the site and we will again provide short mini-bus tours of the Dry Dock and yard throughout the morning.Tours will take place from 9am to 12pm, at intervals.

Ocean GreatWhite at Kishorn Port

Further stunning photos of the Ocean GreatWhite from a recent visit to Kishorn Port & Dry Dock, all support services and preparation has been going well at Kishorn, in advance of her getting ready to go drilling of the West of Shetland.

Ocean GreatWhite arrives at Kishorn

After a five month journey from Singapore via the Canary Islands, Diamond Offshore’s Ocean GreatWhite has arrived at Kishorn.

The Sleeping Giant Awakens

When the Ninian Central oil production platform was towed out of Loch Kishorn in May 1978, at just over 600,000 tonnes it was the largest concrete structure that had ever moved across the face of the earth. Over 40 years later, another giant of the oil and gas industry will be coming to Kishorn.

KPL School Visits and Drop-In Morning

Last Week (Friday 30th November & Saturday 1st December) Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) hosted site visits by over 50 teachers and pupils from Lochcarron and Applecross Primary Schools and Plockton High School.

KPL Attending Offshore Decommissioning Conference 2018

Kishorn Port Ltd look forward to exhibiting at next week’s Offshore Decommissioning Conference to be held at the Fairmount Hotel, St Andrews. The annual conference takes place from the 26th-28th November 2018 and is jointly run by Decom North Sea and Oil & Gas UK.

Kishorn Port Ltd – School Visits & Drop-In Morning

Kishorn Port Ltd is delighted to welcome local school children from Lochcarron, Applecross & Plockton to visit the dry dock facilities.

Floating Offshore Wind UK 2018

Alasdair Ferguson, Director, Kishorn Port Ltd looks forward to joining the afternoon’s panel discussing ‘Gearing Up: Supply Chain and O&M’.