Aviation, Maritime, Freight & Canals

The Aviation, Maritime, Freight & Canals Directorate is responsible for:

  • Ports policy framework and legislation
  • Canals policy and sponsorship of BW's Scottish responsibilities
  • Aviation policy and legislation and the sponsorship of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited
  • Freight Policy
  • Freight Grants
  • Policy, sponsorship and procurement of lifeline ferry services to Scotland's island and peripheral communities

Aviation, Maritime, Freight & Canals Directorate
Transport Scotland
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ 

Telephone: 0141 272 7100

Head of Aviation, Maritime, Freight & Canals
John Nicholls