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Early 16th Century

Sir William Fraser, 6th laird of Philorth, purchased the lands of Faithlie

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1818

The construction of the South Pier was started and the first direct local Harbour Authority, as constituted by Act of Parliament, met for the first time - the first Fraserburgh Harbour Commissioners.

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1873 – 1875

The prosperity generated by the boom in the Herring Fishing made further enlargement of the harbour a matter of urgency with the foundation stone of a new breakwater being laid.

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1987

New fish market constructed.

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1992

Queen Elizabeth II dry dock built.

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2000

Six berth shiplift constructed at Faithlie Basin.

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2022

Selection of Fraserburgh as preferred port for Moray offshore wind project (MOWEL).

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Next steps

Masterplan exercise undertaken by Commissioners.

Masterplan
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Harbour Masterplan

Explore what our innovative expansion plans can bring to you.

  • A new North and South Breakwater
  • Additional deep water (-10 CD) berthing
  • 3.6 hectares of multi-purpose quayside space
  • Development land opportunities
  • Additional dry dock for vessels up to 100m length and 25m beam
  • Covered cradles at Shiplift
  • Improved access to Balaclava and Faithlie

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