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Scotland’s renewable future runs deep

Having previously featured Peel Ports and its initiatives, PES was delighted to hear from James McSporran, Port Director at Clydeport, about the Hunterston PARC Site in Scotland. Operational since the 1970s, how has the port evolved to support large-scale renewable projects as it
does today?

PES: It’s lovely to speak with you James. Firstly, can you give some background to the site, its location and why it’s such an important part of the Peel Ports portfolio? 

James McSporran: Hunterston was developed as an iron ore bulk terminal and became fully operational in the early 1970s. Based in Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland, it was importing and shipping material to Ravenscraig and in turn supplying sheet steel to the Chrysler plant in Linwood. 

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