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Construction contract launches next phase of major developments at Lerwick Harbour

21st December, 2010

Lerwick Port Authority’s continuing development of the harbour is moving into the next phase following the award of a £4.6 million contract to create a new berth and related improvements at Greenhead Base.

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Strategy and Business Plan Update 2010/11

20th December, 2010

Lerwick Port Authority has published a 2010/11 Update to its Strategy & Business Plan.

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Recognition for environmental acheivements at Lerwick Harbour

24th November, 2010

Lerwick Port Authority was one of eight organisations presented with an award today at the 2010 Shetland Environmental Awards Ceremony.

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Shetland receives accolade in list of World's top ten places to visit

2nd November, 2010

Shetland has been described as possibly "the last untamed corner of the UK" in Lonely Planet’s travel guide, Best In Travel 2011.

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Sustained signs of gradual increase in activity at Lerwick Harbour

28th October, 2010

Positive signs of an increase in activity at Lerwick Harbour in the first half of the year have been sustained into the third quarter, with improving performances across various sectors.

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Sail Trainee applications open for The Tall Ships Races 2011!

5th October, 2010

Sail Training Shetland has launched the application process for its 2011 Sail Training Scheme.

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Record-breaking cruise season reaches a climax

28th September, 2010

Lerwick Harbour’s record breaking cruise season came to a climax earlier this morning with the arrival of Grand Princess. At 108,806 gross tonnes, carrying 2,363 passengers and 1,058 crew, she is the largest cruise ship yet to visit the Shetland port.

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Record-breaking cruise season to end with largest vessel yet

24th September, 2010

New passenger facility begins trials in readiness for busy 2011

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Further improvements at Small Boat Harbour

25th August, 2010

Including new training deck for young sailors

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Shetland Trainees Ready to Sail in The Tall Ships Races 2010!

27th July, 2010

Fourteen young adults recruited through Sail Training Shetland are preparing for an adventure of a lifetime as they join the Swan and Christian Radich as sail trainees to Race between Kristiansand, Norway and Hartlepool, UK this week.

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More signs of gradual recovery in activity at Lerwick Harbour

21st July, 2010

Activity at Lerwick Harbour ended the first half of this year on a positive note, with cargo traffic showing signs of recovering, a strong performance by the passenger sector, a small rise in vessel arrivals and oil-related shipping increasing in June for the first month since December, 2008.

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Caring for the environment at Lerwick Harbour

20th July, 2010

Successful implementation of Environmental Management System.

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Racing yachts arrive at Lerwick Harbour

17th June, 2010

At the start of Lerwick’s busiest weekend of the year, competitors in two major yacht races have started to arrive at Lerwick.

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Lerwick Harbour location for construction workers' B&B – Berth and Board!

27th May, 2010

Lerwick Harbour is to be a home-from-home for construction workers over the next two months following the expected arrival of a “coastel” in the Shetland port on Saturday evening (29 May).

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Yachting season underway at Lerwick Harbour

17th May, 2010

Expanding berthing capacity at increasingly popular port-of-call

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More optimistic outlook follows reduced traffic

27th April, 2010

The latest statistics from Lerwick Port Authority show reduced traffic at Shetland’s principal port in the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2009.

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Sail Training Shetland launch campaign to recruit 14 trainees to join The Tall Ships Races 2010!

16th April, 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that fourteen young people, between the ages of 15-25 years old will have the opportunity to take part in The Tall Ships Races 2010.

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Successful Sponsorship Campaign Gives Chance for 14 Sail Trainees to Join The Tall Ships Races 2010!

9th April, 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that due to a successful sponsorship campaign raising £11,250 so far, fourteen young people, between the ages of 15-25 years old will have the chance take part in The Tall Ships Races 2010.

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Sail Training Shetland Launches New Website

9th March, 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce the launch of its new website www.sailtrainingshetland.com which has kindly been sponsored by NB Communication Ltd.

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AF and Lerwick Port Authority to develop deep water decommissioning base

25th February, 2010

AF Decom Offshore UK Limited, a subsidiary of AF Gruppen ASA, and Lerwick Port Authority are delighted to announce that they have entered into an Exclusivity Agreement with the intention of developing a deep water quay facility at Dales Voe, Lerwick, Shetland, as a decommissioning centre capable of meeting the growing UK requirement for the decommissioning of major structures located in the Northern North Sea.

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Record cruise season in prospect for Lerwick Harbour

17th February, 2010

A record number of cruise passengers are expected to sail into Lerwick Harbour this year, reinforcing the popularity of the Shetland Islands as one of Scotland’s top destinations.

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Positive pointers for the future at Lerwick Harbour in mixed year

28th January, 2010

The strategy to further develop Lerwick Harbour’s role as a deep-water port serving the offshore oil and gas industry, including decommissioning projects, has been reinforced by activity last year.

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Sail Training Shetland succeeds in gaining Charitable status

19th January, 2010

Sail Training Shetland is pleased to announce that it has received Charitable Status since its formation in early 2009.

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Harbour Charges held for 2010

5th January, 2010

Lerwick Port Authority’s Harbour Charges from 1 January 2010 are held at the same rates as 2009.

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