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Lerwick Port Authority strengthening management team

2nd December, 2014

The Board of Lerwick Port Authority is strengthening its senior management team in support of continuing activity and development at the busy harbour.

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Freight, footfall and fish landings increase at Lerwick Harbour

30th October, 2014

A continuing increase in cargo handled at Lerwick Harbour in the third quarter brought the volume for the first nine months of 2014 to 910,014 tonnes, up 6% on the same period last year.

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Contract awarded for £16.5 million Holmsgarth North Jetty

22nd October, 2014

Tulloch Developments to construct deep-water jetty benefiting fishing and oil industries

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Captain Barnes' final departure

9th October, 2014

One of NorthLink Ferries’ longest serving crew members was honoured yesterday (Wednesday, 8 October) with a series of celebrations at Lerwick.

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Final visit adds to cruise season records at Lerwick Harbour

25th September, 2014

Strong bookings for Shetland port in 2015

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Scottish Goverment/Highlands and Islands Enterprise support for significant new quay infrastructure at Lerwick

20th August, 2014

Dales Voe quay extension – 12.5 metres deep with exceptional deck loading.

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Solan Field storage tank off-loaded at Lerwick Harbour

7th August, 2014

Giant transport and lift vessels in port simultaneously.

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Activity at Lerwick Harbour on forecast

31st July, 2014

Increasing cargo and passenger traffic contribute

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Offshore installation at Lerwick

26th July, 2014

A large steel oil storage tank to be installed west of Shetland as part of Premier’s development of the Solan field has arrived in Lerwick onboard a heavy-transport vessel Xiang Yun Kou, to make use of the port’s deep-water quays and anchorage.

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Homecoming Scotland 2014 Fireball Championships

24th July, 2014

Lerwick Harbour is ready for an exciting week of sailing with the 2014 Fireball European Championships taking place at the port next week.

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Sixth floating accommodation for Lerwick

14th July, 2014

The cruise ship Gemini has been brought to Lerwick by Petrofac as additional accommodation to support the Shetland Gas Plant project.

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Queen's Baton Relay visit to Lerwick Harbour

1st July, 2014

Day 18 of the relay round Scotland will see the Queen’s Baton begin its Shetland route at Sumburgh taking in visits to Sandwick, Lerwick, Scalloway and Brae.

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A seismic shift for Shetland

24th June, 2014

Anniversary a reminder of Lerwick Harbour’s long involvement in oil industry.

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Additional yacht pontoon for summer season

19th June, 2014

With the busiest weekend of the yachting season approaching at Lerwick, additional berthing capacity has been provided with another pontoon.

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A summer of sailing at Lerwick Harbour

10th June, 2014

High season for local and international events at Shetland port.

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Hub of cruise activity at Victoria Pier

9th June, 2014

Passengers arriving ashore from MV Celebrity Infinity.

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Appointment of Board Members of Lerwick Port Authority

3rd June, 2014

Three Members of Lerwick Port Authority have been re-appointed to the Board of the Authority.

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Another major development for fishing industry at Lerwick Harbour

5th May, 2014

Deeper berthing and more working area among benefits

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Mixed fortunes at Lerwick Harbour in first quarter

30th April, 2014

Increased cargo but fewer passengers

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Early start for cruise season at Lerwick

25th March, 2014

Record number of passengers expected

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Additional floating accommodation for Lerwick

18th March, 2014

Accommodation ship Regina Baltica is being brought to Lerwick by Petrofac to provide floating accommodation in support of the Shetland Gas Plant project.

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So much to sea

17th February, 2014

Shetland's seafood industry launch new initiative

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Lerwick Harbour demonstrates increased capacity

5th February, 2014

More cargo and shipping handled in 2013

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Cruise ship for floating accommodation

20th January, 2014

Cruise ship Ocean Endeavour is on its way to Lerwick to provide floating accommodation for Petrofac

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Decommissioning project for Lerwick

13th January, 2014

Veolia Environmental Services in partnership with Peterson UK are to decommission 11,500 tonnes of subsea equipment from BP’s Schiehallion and Loyal fields west of Shetland. The materials will be dismantled and recycled at Greenhead Base, Lerwick.

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