As a gateway for around 100 cruise ships in a season, Lerwick Harbour makes a major contribution to Shetland's important tourism industry.
Around 500 visiting yachts a year call at Lerwick, with many of the crews from the UK, Scandinavia, the Continent and further a-field exploring Shetland's 1,700 miles of spectacular coastline.
Lerwick Harbour, strategically located at the heart of Europe's richest fishing grounds, is one of Britain's main centres for the landing, selling, processing and shipment of seafood and for the servicing of vessels.
The mission, vision and values which ensures the success of Lerwick Port Authority.
Lerwick Port Authority is an independent body governed by its own legislation and appoints Board Members from the local community, with other ex-officio appointments made as required by Authority executives.
The Management Team is responsible for providing strong leadership; visible and active support to staff members and demonstrating committment to the Board's strategic objectives.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many key events and activites that occur throughout the port's annual calendar have been impacted. We will provide updates as information becomes available and local events resume.