Offshore Renewables - Buckie Harbour

Consents are now in place to build around 400 turbines in the Moray Firth. Buckie Harbour has vast potential to accommodate an onshore Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for these offshore wind developments. The Moray Council in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has produced the following materials to promote Buckie Harbour to the offshore renewables industry.

Make It Buckie For Offshore Renewables Promotional Brochure
This brochure demonstrates the potential of the harbour and surrounding areas in terms of offshore renewables, and contains facts and figures about existing industrial activity, development opportunities, transport links, infrastructure and skills.

Buckie Harbour Masterplan Report
A Masterplan Report has been prepared and contains various options for configuring an O&M base within the harbour, taking account of key considerations including quayside access, dedicated berthing, lay down area, office accommodation and helipad facilities.

Buckie Harbour Windcat Video Case Study
This video case study shows the Windcat vessel which currently services the Beatrice demonstrator and operates out of Buckie Harbour. The short presentation includes interviews with the vessels crew setting out the benefits the Buckie has to offer.

Buckie Harbour Aerial Fly Over
The aerial fly over provides footage showcasing the harbour area and large areas of industrial land in close proximity, that have the potential to accommodate businesses and uses complementary to offshore renewables.

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