Plan to expand city’s harbour into Nigg Bay

By Ross Davidson

Published: 11/12/2012

ABERDEEN’S harbour could expand into nearby Nigg Bay in a development worth hundreds of million of pounds, the Press and Journal can reveal today.

As the port nears capacity with rising demand from oil and gas vessels, bosses are considering how to expand and cope with larger ships in the years to come.

Aberdeen Harbour Board is also keen to attract bigger cruise ships to the north-east and boost the region’s tourist economy.

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