The announcement comes ahead of a debate on climate change policy in Holyrood on Tuesday.
Ivan McKee announced plans to set up independent freeports that may offer 'tax breaks and incentives'.
It is one of a number of ports that are being established across the UK.
The Institute for Government has published new papers on borrowing and currency options for Scotland if it voted to leave the UK.
Panel of MPs say connection charges are hampering the transmission of Scottish renewables across the UK.
Nicola Sturgeon apologised to those who had endured long waiting times for treatment.
Jaguar Land Rover will provide the fleet for the climate talks in November.
The deputy first minister said measures to check vaccine passports at large events would be ‘proportionate’.
If it goes ahead passengers could fall asleep on departure from Glasgow or Edinburgh and wake up in Frankfurt.
The former Scottish Conservative health spokesperson has been replaced by Dr Sandesh Gulhane.
Ferguson Marine: The Port Glasgow yard was taken into public ownership to save it from collapse in 2019.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon apologised 'unreservedly' to anyone who has suffered from long waits.
Bosses at the base, which houses the UK's nuclear weapons, have cut eight specialist posts.