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Lerwick welcomes you in 2023

Lerwick Port Authority looks forward to welcoming the magnificent Tall Ships fleet and their crews for four days of celebrations between 26 - 29 July 2023.

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Lerwick Harbour is the principal commercial port for Shetland and a key component in the islands’ economy.

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At the crossroads of the North Sea and North-east Atlantic, Lerwick Harbour is Britain’s “Top Port” – the most northerly commercial harbour in the country. With two entrances, the sheltered, deep-water port is open to shipping in all weathers and operates around the clock, handling over 5,000 vessels annually.

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Bulletins

As part of Lerwick Port Authority's ongoing marketing strategy, periodic information bulletins are issued to convey information on the Port's capabilities and possible future development plans.

Constantly Evolving

140+ year's of experience
12.5 mMax. depth alongside
120,000 m2Laydown and open storage
4,754Metres of quays
60 t m2Heavy lift capability
Helpfulness

Delivery of quality services in a professional, friendly manner, our actions make a difference.

Commitment

Taking pride in our service and investing for the future to sustain the Authority for future generations.

Skilful and Dependable

We are adept, experienced and versatile.

Engagement

Listening and recognising when action is required, we do the right things for the right reasons.

Safety and Environmental Awareness

Embedded into our way of working.