Scrabster Harbour - Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership

Scrabster Harbour will be developing the infrastructure to support the CNSRP opportunities in oil and gas and tidal energy. The same infrastructure will take advantage of the growing Cruise Ship market.

Key Enabling Activity - Infrastructure – Scrabster Harbour

Strategic geographical location to support the identified Major Projects and Markets

Tidal Energy

  • Supporting turbine deployment, with associated local fabrication of support structures
  • Support to Operations and Maintenance (~35 years)

Oil and gas

  • Supply base for West of Shetland/Northern North Sea supporting the drive to reduce costs to the industry by diversifying away from traditional geographical locations

  • Fishing
  • Cargo
  • Transport – Stromness Ferry
  • Tourism (Cruise ships), likely to play an increasing role

Infrastructure investment proposed

Facility Description Timescale – Operation Timescale – Investment
1 Ola Pier development To convert the old ferry pier to service the associated Major Projects and cruise ships 5 2
2 Southern area land reclamation To create additional jetty lay down area to support the associated Major Projects 5 3
3 Scrabster Farm Enterprise Area To create additional lay down area to support the associated Major Projects 4 2
KEY ENABLING ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT ACTIVITIES