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Commissioners

Fraserburgh Harbour is a trust port which is an independent statutory body created by its own legislation and is responsible for holding, managing, maintaining and developing the Port of Fraserburgh. All profits are reinvested into the port.

The Fraserburgh Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2012 established the following constitution: 

  1. The Board consists of 12 unpaid members, one of whom is a salaried employee
  2. Board members are appointed directly by an Appointing Body through an openly advertised recruitment and interview programme. 
  3. Candidates are assessed using criteria established to achieve and maintain a balance of Board membership in terms of skills, experience, local knowledge, specialties and demographic balance. However, the overriding principle is to maintain a Board that is fit for the purpose of running the port as per Modern Trust Port for Scotland, Guidance for Good Governance
  4. Appointing Body, consisting of the Convenor (unless the Convenor has made an application), a person who is not a Commissioner but is nominated by the Commissioner and an independent person appointed by the Commissioners, will short-listed candidates, interview and make appointments accordingly 

A full copy of The Fraserburgh Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2012 is available on the “downloadable PDFs” section of the website.

Name End of Term
David Milne Dec 2018
William White (Jr) Dec 2018
Paul Sherrington Dec 2018
Darren Broadley Dec 2018
Peter Bruce (Convenor) Dec 2019
Karen Paterson Dec 2019
Michael Murray (Finance Convenor) Dec 2019
John Murison Dec 2019
Derek Bond  Dec 2017
Mark Robertson Dec 2017
Brian McCann Dec 2017
Andrew Tait (Jnr) Dec 2017

Harbour Master

Thomas Boyle - Harbour Master

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The Harbour Master is responsible for the movement of all vessels within the limits of the Harbour and also the berthing of vessels and the supervision of the fishmarket, among many other duties. He has overall authority in the Port and is keen to attract all types of business, inclusive of fishing, commercial, renewable and oil related. His department offers a round the clock service and he will give every assistance possible regarding the practical operation of the Port.   The Harbour Master is deemed the "designated person".

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Superintendent

John Murison - Harbour Superintendent

TP1030634 Copyhe Harbour Superintendent is responsible for the general maintenance of all plant and equipment in the harbour and of course the Harbour itself, including all of the piers and breakwaters. Part of his duties involve the operation of the Dry Dock and Shiplift, the Harbour Superintendent is pleased to deal with any enquiries regarding reservations for access to the repair facilities at the Port.   Mr Murison also sits on the Board as a Harbour Commissioner

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HSEQ / Clerk to the Board

Jill Smith - HSEQ / Clerk to the Board

jillJill, NEBOSH qualified, is responsible for developing and maintaining all systems and procedures relating to health and safety, environmental and quality within the harbour, working closely with the Harbour Master and Harbour Superintendent. In the first instance Jill would be pleased to discuss any HSEQ related topic. In addition to the health and safety responsibilities Jill assumes the responsibility of Clerk to the Harbour Commissioners dealing with all matters relating to meetings and correspondence of the Board

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Treasurer

Janette Hardie - Harbour Treasurer

treasurerThe Harbour Treasurer is responsible for collection of all dues and revenues on behalf of the Harbour, the preparation of Monthly and Annual Accounts for the consideration of the Commissioners and keeping the Harbour finances in good order. Janette can provide a supply of all current rates and dues chargeable in the Harbour and also will be available to discuss any financial queries so far as the Harbour is concerned. Weighbridge facilities are also provided from the Harbour Treasurer’s Office.

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