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Harbour Charges 2016

23rd December 2015

From 1 January 2016, Lerwick’s tariff for harbour charges will increase by an inflationary 1%.

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Markets have expected negative impact on Lerwick Harbour traffic

30th October 2015

The downturn in offshore industry operations, a cyclical cruise season and lower fish landings have combined to reduce activity at Lerwick Harbour in the first nine months of 2015.

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Pelagic Sculpture Project Artist Appointed

22nd October 2015

After a calm ferry crossing, artist Jo Chapman arrived in Lerwick last week to begin her ten week residency here.

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Major milestone for new quay

7th October 2015

Lerwick’s Holmsgarth North project reached a major milestone at the weekend with completion of the sheet pile walls of the new pier.

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Cruise records galore in prospect at Lerwick

29th September 2015

Port expecting best season yet in 2016

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Lerwick makes ready for surprise cruise call

25th September 2015

Lerwick Harbour is making ready for a surprise visit by the 123 metre cruise ship Hanseatic.

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Board Member appointment

15th September 2015

John Henderson, Managing Director of Ocean Kinetics Limited, has been appointed to the Board of Lerwick Port Authority as a non-executive member.

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Market conditions influence half-year traffic figures at Lerwick

30th July 2015

Key forecasts met, but challenges mean cautious outlook.

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Chairman of Lerwick Port Authority

27th July 2015

Brian Anderson has been appointed Chairman of Lerwick Port Authority at the board’s Annual General Meeting in July.

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Victoria Pier Car Park Charity Day

8th July 2015

Lerwick Port Authority’s Victoria Pier Car Park is having a special charity day on Saturday to coincide with the start of Living Lerwick’s Shopping Week.

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Bergen Shetland Race Yachts at Lerwick

26th June 2015

The yacht Serenity, skippered by Fridtjov Bergmann, proudly flies the Bergen Shetland Blue Ribbon as first to finish this year’s race across the North Sea from Norway.

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Sailing ahead at Lerwick!

18th June 2015

Yachts competing in the annual Bergen-Shetland Race will arrive in Lerwick Harbour next week for the highlight of the port’s yachting season.

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Appointment of Board Members of Lerwick Port Authority

1st June 2015

Three Members of Lerwick Port Authority have been re-appointed to the Board of the Authority.

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Lerwick contributing to ongoing investment in Shetland fishing industry

28th May 2015

Projects include further expansion of port’s infrastructure

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Floating accommodation update

13th May 2015

The accommodation vessel SNAV Toscana is due to leave Lerwick on 19 May to return to the Mediterranean for her next charter.

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Passenger traffic increases at Lerwick Harbour

30th April 2015

Mixed fortunes and positive signs for activity

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Fifth floating accommodation for Lerwick

24th April 2015

A further accommodation ship, Ocean Atlantic, is due at Lerwick on Monday 27 April 2015 and is on its way from Portland in Dorset.

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Lerwick's 2015 cruise season casts off at the double...

16th March 2015

…and 2016 should rewrite port’s record books.

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Investing in Fishing's Future

13th March 2015

Lerwick Port Authority's March 2015 bulletin highlights recent local investment and positive developments in the fishing and seafood at Lerwick.

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Further floating accommodation for Lerwick

26th February 2015

An accommodation ship, the SNAV Toscana is due at Lerwick on or around 6 March 2015 to supplement the floating accommodation at the port.

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Quay contract awarded for versatile berthing

17th February 2015

Multi-user, deep-water extension to service subsea projects and decommissioning.

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Activity at Lerwick Harbour supports positive outlook

29th January 2015

Traffic in 2014 meets forecast

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