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Recycled tyre solution on the right track

15th November, 2017

Port Authority staff’s innovative approach recognised

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Cruise sector and decommissioning contribute to activity

31st October, 2017

Positive signs going forward

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Take a tour of Lerwick Harbour

3rd October, 2017

Lerwick Port Authority releases new harbour flyover video.

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Improvements planned for expected busiest season yet at Lerwick in 2018

27th September, 2017

2017 season ends with a new passenger record

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Brand new

5th September, 2017

Latest bulletin published to coincide with Offshore Europe.

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New opportunities for the oil industry at Lerwick Harbour

29th August, 2017

Expanded Dales Voe Base and a vision as the decommissioning centre of excellence

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Buchan Alpha arrives for decommissioning

14th August, 2017

The biggest decommissioning contract at Lerwick Harbour yet is about to get underway with the arrival on Saturday 12 August of a former floating production unit from the Buchan Field, in the North Sea.

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Activity levels at Lerwick Harbour down to timing

31st July, 2017

A later start to the cruise season and ferries off-service for scheduled maintenance were among influences on activity levels at Lerwick Harbour in the first half of this year.

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Diversified activity underpins operations and investment

24th July, 2017

Lerwick Harbour’s “fortunate position” of having a diversified customer base has stood the port well during the downturn in the offshore oil and gas industry.

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Appointment of Chairman

18th July, 2017

Ronnie Gair appointed as Chairman.

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New £16.5M Pier Naming at Lerwick Harbour

12th July, 2017

Major project leads to further development

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Bravery awards for harbour rescue trio

9th July, 2017

The actions of three Shetland residents in helping to rescue a man from Lerwick Harbour in a near-midnight incident have been recognised with the presentation of Royal Humane Society bravery awards.

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Cruise ship Viking Sky on its maiden call to Lerwick

27th June, 2017

Timelapse video of cruise ship Viking Sky on its maiden call at Lerwick Harbour this morning.

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Forte towers above Lerwick

27th June, 2017

Timelapse video of heavy lift ship Forte berthing early this morning.

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Mighty Servant 3

23rd June, 2017

Mighty Servant 3 arrived at Greenhead Base yesterday evening.

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Winocean first past the finish line

23rd June, 2017

The blue ribbon is delivered to Winocean which passed the finishing line at 2315hrs Thursday 22 June.

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Shetland Race 2017

22nd June, 2017

44 yachts are expected in Lerwick from the evening of Thursday 22 June 2017 for the annual yacht race from Bergen.

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Crime pays for yachting season at Lerwick!

15th June, 2017

International arrivals will also include Bergen-Shetland Race entries

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First cruise ship berths at Lerwick's new pier

12th June, 2017

Expanded facilities include new welcome station

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Trees for School Site

2nd June, 2017

Around 20 S2 pupils from the Anderson High School gathered today (Friday 2 June) at the new Anderson High School site to plant trees donated by Lerwick Port Authority.

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Decommissioning Project for Lerwick

2nd June, 2017

The announcement that the decommissioning of the Buchan Alpha production facility is to be undertaken by Veolia and its partner, Peterson, at Lerwick is welcomed by Lerwick Port Authority.

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Lerwick Looking to Next Phase of Fishing Hub Development

25th May, 2017

With the fishing industry making good use of Lerwick Harbour’s new Holmsgarth North jetty, the Shetland port is looking to the next phase in developing a new hub for the sector.

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Viking welcome for Spitsbergen

14th May, 2017

A warm welcome for Hurtigruten's Spitsbergen on her maiden call today

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New facilities for cruise industry at Lerwick ahead of record seasons

12th April, 2017

Early bookings for 2018 highest yet

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Mixed fortunes at Lerwick Harbour in 2016

23rd January, 2017

New facilities underpin future activity

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Lerwick Port Authority spells out wide-ranging objectives

4th January, 2017

Updated framework for meeting users' requirements

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