Calling all time travellers: Port of Nigg open day offers exciting glimpse into future of the region

Roy MacGregor (Global Energy Group)

AN EXCITING glimpse into the future of energy production is in store this June, as Global Energy Group welcomes visitors to Port of Nigg for a family-friendly open day.

Intrepid ‘time travellers’ are invited to visit the port on Saturday, June 24 to learn about the area’s fascinating maritime history – and to experience the hustle and bustle of one of Scotland’s leading energy ports at the forefront of the country’s transition to net zero.

Past, present and future will come together in a series of guided bus tours around the port, revealing the port’s roots and the fascinating work taking place today to support a thriving renewables industry.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy a family fun day featuring delicious local food and drink, competitions, and children’s activities.

Attendance is free – but tickets are required due to expected high demand. To register to attend, visit

Chairman, Roy MacGregor, said: “We’re excited to throw open the gates at Port of Nigg and welcome the public in to learn more about what we do. Port of Nigg has an amazing history, so we’re delighted to share its story while also bringing it right up to date with the offshore wind projects that are taking place off our shores.

“From our oil and gas roots, we’re fully embracing the move to renewables and are excited to share that journey with the community around us. Visitors will get to speak to the people who actually work at the port, and gain first hand knowledge of what goes on every day.

“This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the port and find out what makes it tick. We’re expecting tickets to be snapped up quickly, so get in early and don’t miss out!”

Global Energy Group has operated Port of Nigg since 2011. A major contributor to the local and national economy, the port is widely recognised as a leading renewables superhub, at the cutting edge of green energy production. For more information, visit or

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