Peterhead Port Authority Convenor Bill Mackie presented retiring board members John Maxwell (former Deputy Convenor) and Ian Moir with a token of appreciation on behalf of the port for their dedicated service.
Mr Mackie said both individuals had been at the helm of the organisation from the outset and had played a pivotal role in steering the business to the success it enjoys today.
“It has been a pleasure and privilege to had served alongside them and they will be greatly missed,” he said.
He added that at this month’s board meeting Gavin Thain had been appointed deputy convenor.
Mr Thain is a well-known and respected skipper and businessman who will bring considerable skill and energy to this position.