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Lerwick Port Authority awards contract for harbour's largest dredging project yet

12th December, 2007

Investment to deliver significant improvements and opportunities

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Near doubling of oil-related shipments at Lerwick Harbour

24th October, 2007

The continuing increase in oil-related traffic at Lerwick Harbour has provided a boost to overall activity at the Shetland port this year where total cargo handled was up 13.5% at 651,250 tonnes in the first nine months compared to the same period in 2006.

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Lerwick wins fishing port of the year at Fishing News Awards

1st October, 2007

Lerwick Port Authority won the 2007 Fishing Port of the Year award at a ceremony in London on Friday evening. The annual Fishing News Awards are organised by Britain's leading weekly fishing newspaper, the Fishing News.

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Lerwick cruising to a double celebration!

17th September, 2007

Lerwick cruising to a double celebration!

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Lerwick Harbour Authority seeking contractor for port's largest dredging project yet

4th September, 2007

Significant improvements to benefit port users and create new opportunities.

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Energy sector drives cargo increase at Lerwick Harbour

26th July, 2007

Strong performance by fishing industry

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New board appointments at Lerwick Port Authority

18th July, 2007

Brian Anderson has been appointed as Chairman of Lerwick Port Authority at its Annual General Meeting this week. A past Chairman, Mr Anderson has served as Deputy Chairman for the past four years. From the Business Ratepayers sector, he has been a Board Member of the Authority since 1994.

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Largest North Sea structure yet arrives at Lerwick for decommissioning

17th July, 2007

The largest single offshore structure yet to be shipped to Lerwick for decommissioning has arrived at the Shetland port from the TOTAL E&P NORGE AS-operated Frigg field in the North Sea.

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International yachting crews heading for Lerwick

13th June, 2007

Lerwick Harbour will welcome more than 50 international yacht crews next week for the high point of the sailing season at the popular Shetland port.

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Early start to Cruise Ship season at Lerwick

16th May, 2007

The cruise ship season at Lerwick is set for an early start, with the arrival of the Professor Multanovski this week, en route between the Shetland islands of Mousa and Skerries.

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Senior executives take up posts at Lerwick Port Authority

15th May, 2007

Lerwick Port Authority has announced that its new Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive have taken up their posts with immediate effect.

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Cargo increase at Lerwick Harbour

19th April, 2007

A busy start to the year at Lerwick Harbour has seen the tonnage of cargo handled increase by 16.1% to 214,271 tonnes in the first quarter, compared with the same period in 2006.

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Lerwick set to equal Cruise Ship record

20th February, 2007

Lerwick Harbour’s 2007 season as the international seaway to the Shetland Islands’ many attractions will set sail in May with the arrival of the first three cruise ships of the year and the resumption of a ferry service in the same week.

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Larger vessels contributing to activity at Lerwick Harbour

8th February, 2007

The importance of access and facilities for larger vessels at Lerwick Harbour is underlined by annual figures released by the Port Authority for 2006.

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Significant progress made at Lerwick Harbour

18th January, 2007

In strong position for future growth. Lerwick Port Authority has made significant progress in the 21st century in turning the decline of the 1990s into growth and diversification, with income now better spread across more sectors.

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New Harbourmaster at Lerwick Port Authority

11th January, 2007

Captain Calum Grains (35) has taken up his appointment as Harbourmaster at Lerwick Port Authority following three years as Deputy Harbourmaster.

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Added attractions of Lerwick as port-of-call for yachts

4th January, 2007

New event will increase international links. Lerwick will add to its reputation as a port-of-call for European yacht crews, with two international events heading for the Shetland port in June.

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