Asset ManagerStuart Gray
- Sector transport
- Vehicle AEIF1
- Investment Year 2008
- Status Invested
- Country UK
- Ownership 62.6%
- GRESB 2017 4TH OUT OF 24 European Transport Assets
- Employees c.1,160
- Ports 8
- Freight Volume - 2016 c.41Mt
50% of Scotland's GDP goes through Forth Port’s Scottish ports and estuaries, where the company supports key industries such as renewables, oil and gas and food and drink
Tilbury is London's major port and the UK's greenest port. It is the only UK port truly servicing both deep sea and short sea customers via the London Container Terminal
Tilbury2’s 152 acre site was acquired in 2016 and will be developed by 2021 to include a roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) terminal, aggregates terminal and deep water jetty
- The UK port industry is the second largest in Europe, handling over 500 tonnes of freight and over 60 million international and domestic passenger journeys each year.
- 95% of the UK’s international trade (by volume) is transported to/from the UK by sea.
- Ports in the UK fall under either private, municipal or trust ownership.
- All three models are open to market forces, and are run independently as stand-alone, self-financing enterprises, free from systematic Government support or subsidy.
- Forth owns and operates eight commercial ports on the Firth of Forth, the Firth of Tay and the Thames: Tilbury (London), Grangemouth, Dundee, Leith (Edinburgh), Rosyth, Methil, Burntisland, Kirkcaldy.
- Third largest port owner and operator in the UK, with key points of access to Scottish & London markets.
- Self-regulatory regime.
- High proportion of income generated from long-term rental contracts and conservancy fees.
- Diversified cargo mix, customer base and revenue sources.