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Lerwick Harbour assists pollution response overseas

10th December 2019

Equipment from Shetland for foreign shores

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Farewell to retired staff members

2nd December 2019

Friends and colleagues gathered to celebrate the retirement of two long serving staff members. 

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Rosebloom refloated

16th November 2019

The fishing vessel, Rosebloom, was successfully refloated at high tide on Saturday afternoon, 16 November, around 12 hours after going aground at Lerwick Harbour’s North Entrance.

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Buchan Alpha

4th November 2019

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Continuing upturn in offshore activity at Lerwick Harbour

1st November 2019

Recovery in offshore-related activity at Lerwick Harbour has continued in the third quarter of this year, with the latest statistics showing increases in cargo, vessel arrivals and tonnage of shipping.

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New Deputy Harbourmaster appointed

7th October 2019

Lerwick Port Authority's new Deputy Harbourmaster, Captain Neil Arthur, has added to his marine qualifications hard-on-the-heels of his appointment.

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Positive outlook for cruise activity at Lerwick

1st October 2019

Season ends with record vessel arrivals

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Show Business

2nd September 2019

Lerwick Harbour’s role as a main hub of activity for the offshore oil and gas industry is being highlighted on two fronts in early September.

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Offshore industry's increased input to activity at Lerwick Harbour

2nd August 2019

Port’s strong performance to half-year

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Lerwick a top cruise destination by popular acclaim

18th July 2019

Passengers’ reviews place in top five in Britain & Western Europe

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Appointments to Board of Lerwick Port Authority

18th July 2019

Ronnie Gair has been returned as Chairman of Lerwick Port Authority for another twelve-month period at the Authority’s AGM (Tuesday 16 July).

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Decommissioning first for Lerwick

15th July 2019

Lerwick Harbour has taken delivery of its first decommissioning project from the southern North Sea with the arrival on Sunday (14 July) at the Shetland port of Spirit Energy’s Markham Field ST-1 platform.

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Maritime Safety Week 2019

1st July 2019

The Department for Transport is holding the second UK Maritime Safety Week from Monday 1 July to Friday 5 July.

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'Assis' first over the line

27th June 2019

The blue ribbon is delivered to 'Assis' which passed the finishing line first on Thursday 27 June after 29h 4min 33sec sailing across the North Sea.

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Trees for Bells Brae School

27th June 2019

Pupils from Bells Brae School’s took part in a tree planting project on Friday 27 June within the school grounds.

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Notice for visiting yachts and charter vessels

24th June 2019

Alternative arrangements for visiting yachts during North Sea Triangle/Bergen-Shetland Race events and cruise ship operations.

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Record-breaking cruise season at Lerwick includes multiple visits

21st June 2019

A quartet of cruise ships arrived in Lerwick Harbour today (Friday 21 June 2019).

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More decommissioning work at Lerwick

20th June 2019

Another offshore decommissioning project is being supported from Lerwick Harbour – this time for Fairfield Energy’’s Dunlin Field, in the East Shetland Basin.

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Sailing to "must-see" Shetland

18th June 2019

Lerwick a seaway for yachts to a top-ten destination

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Flying the flag for Faroe

13th June 2019

Lerwick Harbour is participating in a Faroese nautical celebration of the centenary of a milestone in the history of Shetland’s near-neighbour.

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Shetland’s principal commercial port reels in green technology ahead of expansion

29th May 2019

Lerwick Port Authority is developing a new white fish market at Lerwick Harbour to position itself for a sustainable future, with support from a £3 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

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Royal Honour for Sandra Laurenson

10th May 2019

The Duke of Cambridge has presented Sandra Laurenson, former Chief Executive of Lerwick Port Authority, with her OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) at an investiture at Buckingham Palace.

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Lerwick's new fishmarket to land value-added benefits

8th May 2019

The latest major investment by Lerwick Port Authority in the Shetland fishing industry is facilitating third parties in the sector to upgrade their own operations.

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40 year anniversary for Nordstjernen

6th May 2019

Passenger ship Nordstjernen visits as part of 'Vikings, Whisky, Wind and Waves' voyage.

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Port Authority’s continuing support for Fishing for Litter

6th May 2019

Ongoing committment to tackling ocean plastics

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Encouraging first quarter at Lerwick Harbour

30th April 2019

Positive performances across sectors, including offshore industry.

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New initiatives for record cruise season underway at Lerwick

20th March 2019

Bookings positive into next decade at Shetland port

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Fishing and footfall boosted activity

31st January 2019

Positive trends into 2019

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