Overview of Kishorn Port and Dry Dock
Kishorn Port and Dry Dock is the former construction site of the Ninian Central Platform, which at over 600,000 tonnes is still one of the world’s largest man-made moveable objects that has ever moved across the face of the earth. The site has 45 Hectares of land available for immediate construction and development with a further 10 Hectares available. Connected principally by road and sea, there is also a railway station nearby at nearby Strathcarron, which has direct trains to Inverness.
- The Port is active at present for a variety of uses such as Renewables, Oil & Gas, and Aquaculture sectors
- The quarry at Kishorn Port, operated by Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, supplies a range of quarry products to local construction projects and also has the ability to supply large quantities of aggregate by vessel / barge
- Kishorn Port and Dry Dock has been identified in Scottish Enterprise’s National Renewables Infrastructure Plan (NRIP) as a potential manufacturing and distribution hub for the offshore renewables industry
- The deep fjord like loch and dry dock are ideal for the safe deployment of Research and Development projects