- Port Services
Comprehensive support services are provided by a range of skilled marine sector providers operating from Lerwick Harbour.
Agents, Shipping and Logistics
Purpose-built lairage facilities incorporate permanent external pens, a covered area and housing pens and welfare facilities, four loading and unloading bays and external temporary sheep pens.
Germany – Dieter Glaser – Tel: +44 (0) 1595 695 956
Sweden – Iain Tulloch – Tel: +44 (0) 1595 692 991
Lift on/Lift off up to 20 tons. RO/RO facilities.
1×20 m. and 1×7.4 m. wide hydraulic linkspans; 1×16 m. wide concrete ramp; 1×40 tonne and 1×140 tonne cranes available.
Covered 30m x 350 tonne slipway.
Tel: 01595 694242
100Te MHC 130S Harbour Crane - fleet of mobile/all-terrain cranes from 100Te to 220Te – other crane types/capacities available upon request.
55 & 70 tonne mobile cranes; up to 40 tonne/metre crane trucks; larger cranes and crawler available on request.
Marine Gas Oil is available and supplied by tanker at most berths or at dedicated fuel bunkering points at Greenhead Base, Gremista and Holmsgarth. Oil bunkering points at some berths including deep water berths. Other supplies by main oil companies.
T: +44 (0) 1595 693768
T: +44 (0) 1595 694242
T: +44 (0) 1595 693466
Offshore Service Base
Greenhead Base has seven berths, up to 9m C.D. and over 780 metres of quays where Peterson UK Ltd operate a multi-purpose service base. All quays are operated by Lerwick Port Authority and are common user. The base also hosts a 20,000 square metre licensed quayside decommissioning pad (operated by Veolia/Peterson), fabrication facilities, engineering works, offices and warehousing, lifting and distrubiton, plus open storage and laydown.
Tel: 01595 694242
Northern Isles Area Command, Telephone 101
No dock police. Security services available.
UK standard conditions for towage and other services (revised 1983 and 1986) apply.
Lerwick Port Authority Harbour Tugs available on request - 21.4 tonne and 24 tonne bollard pull.
Tug Data Sheet [PDF format 1.6KB]