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Lerwick Harbour preparing for decommissioning role

8th December 2005

Further investment underway to reinforce lead. Projects totalling around £1.2 million are underway at Lerwick Harbour to enhance the Shetland port’s facilities for handling the decommissioning of offshore production platforms.

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Growth in activity continues at Lerwick Harbour

1st November 2005

Continuing growth in activity at Lerwick Harbour in recent months has helped increase cargo handled in the first three-quarters of 2005 by 12% to more than 650,500 tonnes, compared with the same period last year.

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Continuing increase in oil-related traffic. Rise in cargo handled to half-year

26th July 2005

The offshore oil industry has contributed to an increase in cargo at Lerwick Harbour in the six months to end-June which also saw a rise in the number of oil support vessels using the Shetland port.

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Election of Board Members - Business ratepayers section

6th July 2005

Three members have been appointed to the Board of Lerwick Port Authority following yesterday’s election in the Business Ratepayers Section.

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Getting shipshape for Island Games in Shetland!

14th June 2005

Lerwick Port Authority supporting international event.

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Increasing activity at Lerwick Harbour

3rd May 2005

Lerwick Harbour has followed up record passenger traffic in 2004 with a further significant increase in the first quarter of this year.

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Lerwick attracts record Cruise Ship passenger traffic

30th April 2005

Lerwick Harbour is set to complete the cruise ship season with the two final vessels in the next few days adding to the record number of passengers at the port this year.

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Successful "Land in Shetland" campaign returns

26th April 2005

Increase in value of landings at Lerwick. The “Land in Shetland” campaign will be given further impetus at the Fishing 2005 exhibition, 12 months after its successful launch by Lerwick Port Authority and Shetland Islands Council at last year’s event.

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More power for Lerwick Harbour operations

12th April 2005

New vessel reflects shipping trends.

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All aboard for Shetland!

2nd February 2005

Lerwick Harbour is set for another busy tourism season this year, with almost 50 cruise ships and dozens of yachts already lining up to visit the Shetland port.

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Another busy year at Lerwick Harbour in 2004

25th January 2005

The wide range of factors influencing activity levels at Shetland’s main commercial port is highlighted by annual traffic figures for 2004 released by Lerwick Port Authority.

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