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New Harbour Charges published

28th December 2012

New Harbour Charges will come into effect from 1 January 2013.

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Scotland named Cruise Destination of the Year

4th December 2012

The campaign to attract more cruise ships to Scotland has received a timely boost with international recognition ahead of a further marketing drive in the USA this month.

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Increased tonnage of vessels using Lerwick Harbour

30th October 2012

Busy times for oil and cruise sectors

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Lerwick Harbour shortlisted

8th October 2012

Lerwick Harbour is one of four companies shortlisted in the ‘Best Oil and Gas’ section of the 2012 Energy North awards.

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Brian bids farewell to Port Control

3rd October 2012

Work colleagues past and present gathered recently at the Port Authority’s Operations Centre to mark the retirement of Port Controller, Brian Robertson.

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Shetland pelagic fleet nets support for good causes

25th September 2012

Members of Shetland’s pelagic fishing fleet have added value to their environmental efforts by collecting old nets for recycling in support of good causes.

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Cruise season at Lerwick ends on new highs

23rd September 2012

Visits booked for several years ahead.

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Lerwick Harbour pilot boats key piece in Jigsaw

13th September 2012

100th exercise in support of Bond Offshore helicopters’ Search-&-Rescue operations

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Fishing and oil industries to benefit from latest developments

12th September 2012

£5.6 million land reclamation & quay construction contracts awarded to local company.

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All change at Bressay (Kirkabister Ness) Lighthouse

12th September 2012

On the 12 September 2012 there will be a change at Bressay lighthouse when the light, which has been operational for over 150 years, will be permanently discontinued by the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB).

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Port says farewell to Arthur

31st July 2012

Friends and colleagues gathered recently at the Port Operations Centre to mark the retirement of Harbour Pilot Arthur Christie from Lerwick Port Authority.

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Lerwick Harbour servicing increasing offshore industry traffic

26th July 2012

The offshore oil and gas industry continues to spearhead growth in traffic at Lerwick Harbour, with significant contributions to the increase in the tonnage of cargo and shipping handled at the Shetland port in the six months to end-June.

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Special welcome for race yachts at Lerwick Harbour

14th June 2012

Around 34 boats in the annual Bergen-Shetland Race will head across the North Sea next week for the highlight of the yachting season at Lerwick Harbour.

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Appointment of Board Members to Lerwick Port Authority

4th June 2012

Three Members have been appointed to the Board of Lerwick Port Authority from the Shipowners sector.

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Lerwick makes ready for surprise cruise call

31st May 2012

Lerwick Harbour is making ready for a maiden visit by the 252 metre cruise ship 'AIDAluna' enroute from Norway before heading back to Hamburg.

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Scottish Government backs harbour project for Shetland

17th May 2012

First Minister announces £10m boost to planned decommissioning ‘centre of excellence’

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Lerwick Harbour's deep-water facilities attracting increased offshore industry traffic

26th April 2012

Total cargo and shipping up in first quarter.

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Spring visitors

12th April 2012

Despite the cool weather, Lerwick Harbour is ready to welcome its first spring visitors ahead of a busy summer season.

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Lerwick Harbour's new deep-water facility into operaton

9th March 2012

Ahead of schedule to meet offshore industry requirement.

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Record cruise season in prospect at Lerwick Harbour

4th March 2012

Significant increase to contribute to Shetland economy.

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Settlement of Claim

21st February 2012

Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project.

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Busy year in prospect at Lerwick Harbour

24th January 2012

Increased traffic in 2011 among encouraging factors.

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