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Sandra Laurenson honoured

31st December 2018

Former Lerwick Port Authority Chief Executive, Sandra Laurenson, has received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's New Year's Honours list for services to the UK ports industry and the Scottish economy.

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Senior appointment at Lerwick Harbour

19th December 2018

The Board of Lerwick Port Authority has announced the appointment of Captain Alexander Simpson as Harbourmaster.

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Meeting new international standards in health & safety

13th December 2018

Port Authority’s ISO 45001 accreditation a milestone for working relationships

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Developing Lerwick's lead in decommissioning

29th November 2018

Lerwick Port Authority’s bid to the Scottish Government under its Decommissioning Challenge Fund (DCF) has secured a contribution towards the cost of the engineering feasibility study into the proposed concrete decommissioning pad at the deep-water Dales Voe Base.

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Service providers' key contribution to Lerwick cruise records

9th November 2018

Appreciation of input and maximising local opportunities

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Activity trends continue at Lerwick Harbour

30th October 2018

Cruise sector outstanding feature

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Cruise records rewritten again at Lerwick

10th October 2018

And even more to come in 2019

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Good News Day for Decommissioning at Lerwick

10th September 2018

Another project awarded and support for ultra deep-water facility

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Lerwick Port Authority appoints new Chief Executive

23rd August 2018

Sandra Laurenson to retire in November

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First-half ups-and-downs at Lerwick Harbour

1st August 2018

The latest activity report from Lerwick Port Authority reflects the ups-and-downs of harbour operations in the current economic climate.

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MSC Meraviglia, Tuesday 31 July

31st July 2018

Watch the arrival of the fifth largest cruise ship in the world, and the largest ever to visit Lerwick Harbour.

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Seeing double at Lerwick on busiest day yet!

30th July 2018

Record visits to include largest cruise ship to date

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Appointments to the Board of Lerwick Port Authority

17th July 2018

Ronnie Gair has been returned as Chairman of Lerwick Port Authority for another twelve-month period at the Authority’s AGM in July. John Henderson has also been returned as Deputy Chairman for the same term.

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Achievements and challenges at Lerwick Harbour

2nd July 2018

The growing contribution of the international cruise industry to the Shetland economy is underlined in Lerwick Port Authority’s Annual Review for 2017-18.

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Rubber Duck First Past the Finish Line

28th June 2018

The blue ribbon is delivered to Rubber Duck which passed the finishing line first on Thursday 28 June.

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Trees for school site

22nd June 2018

Pupils from Bells Brae School’s took part in a tree planting project on Friday 22 June within the school grounds.

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25 years' service - John McMeechan

22nd June 2018

Port Controller John McMeechan has been congratulated by Board Members for achieving 25 years’ service with Lerwick Port Authority.

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Notice for Visiting Yachts and charter vessels

21st June 2018

Yachts participating in the annual Bergen-Shetland Race are due to arrive at Lerwick on Thursday 28 June, depending on weather conditions and race speeds.

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What goes around comes around in Lerwick's yachting season

12th June 2018

And new event adds to international race calendar

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Breaking ground for new Lerwick Fishmarket

5th June 2018

Site works underway at Mair’s Quay

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Fishing Bulletin

25th May 2018

The latest edition of the Port Authority's occasional update is now available.

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Positive outlook for Shetland fishing industry

23rd May 2018

Replacment fish market adding to multi-million £ investment.

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First maiden call of the season

7th May 2018

Passengers enjoy a viking welcome

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Contract awarded for Lerwick's new white fish market

3rd May 2018

Latest phase in development of fishing industry hub

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Farewell to Port Controller Douglas Garrick

25th April 2018

Friends and colleagues gathered recently at Albert Building to mark the retirement of Douglas Garrick, who joined the Authority as a Port Controller in November 2008.

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Happy landings for white fish industry at Lerwick

23rd April 2018

Early start to cruise season adds to first quarter traffic

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Lerwick to rewrite port's cruise records

12th March 2018

The arrival of the cruise ship Magellan in Lerwick Harbour this week will launch a season set to break five records – with even higher bookings for 2019 adding to the positive outlook.

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Mapping the way

14th February 2018

ScotGrad approved graduate placement facilitates Land Registry Project for Lerwick Port Authority.

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Varied fortunes across the sectors at Lerwick Harbour

29th January 2018

Activity in 2017 in line with expectations

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