Scotland’s energy minister believes the decision to base the operations and maintenance centre for a major wind farm development in Fraserburgh is a “gilt-edged opportunity” for the town.
For 40 years, up until the early 1990s, Avro Shackletons were a distinctive sight and sound in the skies above the Moray Firth. The four-engined planes, a development of the famous wartime Lancaster bomber, remained in service much longer than was planned. Now a new book, Shackleton Boys, by Steve Bond, tells the stories of the men who flew “The Shack”, and kept her in the air.
A large-scale search and rescue operation took place in the inner Moray Firth yesterday as Coastguard and RNLI teams, alongside a local wildlife tour boat, responded to a vessel taking on water.
A giant Moray Firth wind project will create 150 jobs and add £90 million to the local economy, developers have said.
Plans for a new walking route showcasing the history of two north-east coastal communities have moved another step forward.
A 20ft minke whale has died on a Highland beach despite the desperate efforts of rescuers.
Rat Race Adventure Sport’s Coast to Coast endurance challenge took place over the weekend and saw 2,000 participants make their way from the Moray Firth in the east to Loch Leven in the west.
A fishing community has accused the council of neglect over the current state of a historic north-east harbour.
The developers behind a massive offshore wind farm in the north-east are preparing to take its final plans to the public.
The uncommonly still waters of the Moray Firth have been shark-filled in recent weeks - and visitors couldn’t be happier.
Former British prime minister Gordon Brown weighed in on the BiFab contracts row yesterday, writing a personal letter to the director of the Belgian company who could decide the Scottish firm’s fate.
Stranded on the mudflats of the Cromarty Firth and suffering from severe sunburn and dehydration, there were fears Spirtle the bottlenose dolphin would not survive.
Partners behind the Wick oil field project in the Moray Firth said today that they had taken a major step towards drilling an exploration well.
North Sea exploration and production firm Jersey Oil and Gas said today that the drilling of an appraisal well on the Verbier discovery had been delayed.
A group of north-east lifesavers is going for the big push in a £60,000 fundraising drive to ensure it can continue to operate.
The first seven mega-watt (MW) turbine has been successfully installed at the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca vessel installed the first of the 84 turbines at the site in the Moray Firth this weekend. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
A tiny north-east community is preparing its own dossier of evidence as it fights against a proposed wind farm development.
A historic Moray landmark will offer enhanced views after an upgrade that coincides with one of the region’s most well-attended events.
Aberdeen coastguard teams are appealing for information following a search and rescue operation last night.
The emergency services have been made aware of a "mayday" situation in the Moray Firth.
Upland Resources has announced plans to raise £3 million to help pay for the costs of drilling a 250 million barrel prospect in the Moray Firth.
Fears have been raised that anti-crash systems due to be fitted to fast jets at RAF Lossiemouth are “inadequate”.
Higher fuel costs have driven up the cost of drilling a well in the Moray Firth by £1 million.
Two towns on the Moray Firth coast have been named amongst the UK’s top beach holiday destinations.
Corallian Energy has made a move to hire a rig for the drilling of the Wick prospect in the Moray Firth.
Watch the moment a seal took refuge under a boat off the north-east coast after being surrounded by a pod of orca. Stunning images show pod of seven orca just two miles off north-east coast Video credit: Facebook/North 58 Sea Adventures – Lossiemouth
Sea life enthusiasts have been treated to a rare sighting of killer whales off the coast of the north-east.
A massive search and rescue operation was sparked after a mayday signal in the inner Moray Firth.
A fisherman was rescued from his vessel just minutes before it sank to the floor of the Moray Firth.
The population of bottlenose dolphins in the Moray Firth has has stabilised but remains vulnerable, according to experts.
Developers behind a major offshore wind farm project in the Moray Firth have taken another step towards delivering first power.
More than 4,000 people have signed a petition to “save” the pristine sands of a coastal community.