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Kalmar moves berth

20th December, 2013

The large floatel Kalmar that has occupied Albert Wharf since June is today moving to a new location at Holmsgarth, Lerwick.

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Busy times mean latest deep-water quay into immediate use

28th November, 2013

Third new quay at Lerwick Harbour in 21 months.

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Continuing strong performance at Lerwick Harbour

1st November, 2013

Increases in vessel arrivals & tonnage, cargo, ferry passengers and fish landings

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European funding boost for laydown sites

22nd October, 2013

Lerwick Port Authority is set to create 4.5 hectares of new industrial land to be used as laydown sites to support projects in the energy sector.

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Fourth accommodation barge for Lerwick

14th October, 2013

A fourth accommodation barge is due to arrive in Lerwick harbour. Petrofac has hired the Bibby Bergen for a period of four months to support the construction of the Shetland Gas Plant.

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Expanding support for Shetland Gas Plant project

24th September, 2013

Floatel’s temporary use of new quay ahead of fish market construction

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Record cruise ship season in prospect for Lerwick next year

22nd September, 2013

2013 programme ends on a positive note.

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Latest deep-water berth nears completion at Lerwick Harbour

2nd September, 2013

High activity and positive outlook reinforces ongoing investment

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Prospect BF573

27th August, 2013

Recovery complete

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New quay for fishing industry completed at Lerwick Harbour

21st August, 2013

Mair’s Quay also site for planned replacement market

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Prospect BF 573

5th August, 2013

The white fish trawler Prospect BF 573 sank in Lerwick Harbour last night after running aground.

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Larger vessels handling increasing cargo at Lerwick

31st July, 2013

Investment in improved access and expanded deep-water facilities at the Port of Lerwick continues to deliver results, with larger vessels handling increased cargo in the first half of the year.

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Lerwick Port Authority supports 2013 STV Appeal

29th July, 2013

STV weatherman Sean Batty undertakes Northern Isles Challenge

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New Board Member appointments

18th July, 2013

Three new Members have been appointed to the board of Lerwick Port Authority and took up their appointments in July.

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Notice to Mariners

2nd July, 2013

Semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf - Exclusion Zone

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Race yachts fill Albert Dock

21st June, 2013

Staff photo contributions from this weekend's yacht races.

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Second accommodation vessel for port

21st June, 2013

The accommodation barge Kalmar arrived at Lerwick today and will be berthed at Albert Dock for up to 12 months.

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Sail trainees all set for tall ships adventures!

20th June, 2013

Scandinavian and Baltic sailing experiences for young Shetlanders

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Lerwick ahoy for dozens of yachts!

17th June, 2013

It is high season on the high seas this month for yachts and other craft heading for Lerwick, with around 80 expected to arrive at the Shetland port over the course of a week in four events including three which are international, bringing over 300 crew.

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Lerwick Harbour's additional support for oil & gas industry onshore

7th June, 2013

Second accommodation vessel for port

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Subsea Bulletin - May 2013

22nd May, 2013

Our latest Bulletin on oil & gas subsea projects being supported at Lerwick Harbour is now available to view.

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Lerwick Harbour set for a postitive future

21st May, 2013

Latest Strategy and Business Plan highlights ongoing developments

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New Management Committee for Cruise Scotland

16th May, 2013

Lerwick Port Authority Deputy Chief Executive appointed as Chairman.

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Fishing Bulletin - May 2013

10th May, 2013

Our latest Bulletin regarding fishing sector developments at Lerwick Harbour is now available to view.

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Lerwick's cruise season underway this week

23rd April, 2013

High level of bookings already for 2014 means positive outlook.

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Property available to let

22nd April, 2013

View details of Lerwick Port Authority properties currently available for let.

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First glimpse of Statsraad Lehmkhul

21st April, 2013

Today we welcomed the first call of Norwegian Tall Ship Statsraad Lehmkhul, at Lerwick Harbour.

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New book on Bressay Factory launched

18th April, 2013

James H Tulloch captures the history and development of the fish products factory at Heogan, Bressay, in a new book launched this week.

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New fish quay on schedule at Lerwick

12th April, 2013

Construction of a new quay, which will provide the location for a replacement white fish market at Lerwick Harbour, is on schedule for completion by the end of July 2013.

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Quay development to benefit the fishing fleet

28th March, 2013

Good progress being made at Mair's Yard, Lerwick.

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Lerwick Harbour’s continuing hub role in project support

26th March, 2013

Lerwick Harbour is fulfilling a key hub role in servicing major onshore and offshore gas developments underway by operator, Total E&P UK Limited.

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Port Authority says farewell to John

6th March, 2013

Friends and colleagues gathered recently at the Port Operations Centre to mark the retirement of Joh

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Oil industry a driving force in busy year at Lerwick Harbour

29th January, 2013

Lerwick Harbour attracted higher-than-forecast offshore industry traffic last year as the increasingly buoyant oil and gas sector generated more activity at the deep-water port's expanding facilities.

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