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  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A woman who was found clinging to the north wall in the harbor near Berwick Pier, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, yesterday has been rescued by the crew of a dredger, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said in its latest release.  The crew of the dredger, Gypsey Race, noticed the woman clinging to the wall at 8.30 yesterday morning and made […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors wrapped up the Seahouses Harbour dredging program last week. This very important cleanup project, funded by North Sunderland Harbour Commissioners, will ensure that this area remains navigable for fishing and leisure boats, reports berwick-advertiser.co.uk. Regarding the Seahouses dredging work, Captain Philip Brabban, harbourmaster, stated: “If we stopped dredging, the silt and sand would […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick’s Holmsgarth North project reached a major milestone recently with completion of the sheet pile walls of the new pier, undertaken by contractor Tulloch Developments. The new jetty is already providing a significant shelter improvement. The overall project is due for completion one year from now. This photo, taken by John Coutts and published by […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbor is on course for record cruise traffic next year, with advance bookings currently at the highest level yet, with 87 ships scheduled to arrive between March and October, the Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release. The latest forecast is revealed on the final day of the season (Wednesday, 27 July 2017) […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging program located in the vicinity of Berwick Bay, 20 Grand Point, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Coastal Guard informs. The dredger Leonard J., owned by Manson Construction Co., will work in multiple locations including Tidewater Point, Berwick Bay, Morgan City and Wax Lake Outlets. These dredging operations will be performed 24-hours a day, 7-days […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release that the biggest expansion yet to service port users at their harbor is officially opened today. The £16.5 million quay will be named Mair’s Pier by Shetland MSP Tavish Scott when he unveils a new sign before invited guests, including port users, stakeholders and others. “Lerwick […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Three Members of Lerwick Port Authority have been re-appointed to the Board of the Authority. Three existing Business Ratepayer Members were the only applicants for the three positions. Brian Anderson, Harry Jamieson and Ronnie Gair all applied to serve a further three year term until July 2017. Their applications have been approved under the procedures […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The latest figures, released today by Lerwick Port Authority, show that the number of oil-related vessels arriving in the first half of the year was up 43% at 317, compared to the same period in 2011, with the tonnage rising 77% to 1.4 million gross tonnes, while cargo shipped in support of offshore operations rose […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Local contractor Tulloch Developments has completed piling works for the 151-metre long berth at Mair’s Yard where an extensive area of land has been reclaimed. The work follows a Scottish Government’s allocation in 2012 of £965,283 from the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) towards the cost of the £3 million-plus quay project. The minimum six metres’ […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is in progress at Mair’s Yard, Lerwick on Lerwick Port Authority’s new quay as the site of a future fishmarket building. Contractor Tulloch Developments has completed installing the piles for the quay wall of the 151 metre long berth. An extensive area of land reclamation has been created and the works are on schedule […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Crews aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District’s three drift-collection vessels have been working to clear drift and debris from the waters in and around the New York and New Jersey Harbor after Tropical Storm Irene. While the mission happens all year, Irene brought storm surge, heavy winds and lots of rain […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lerwick Harbour has again demonstrated its deep-water capacity and capabilities, this time by simultaneously accommodating two giant support vessels and the successful offloading of a 10,000 tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for west of the Shetland Islands. The sheltered port’s facilities and proximity to the Solan Field, being developed by Premier Oil 90 kilometres […]

  • 22 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. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 9 March 2012

    An additional deep-water facility at Lerwick Harbour has been brought into operation ahead of schedule to support a major subsea project in the North Sea. Work was accelerated on an 80-metre section of the quay under development at Greenhead to make it available for use by Technip, a world leader in energy industry project management, […]

  • 28 June 2011

    The latest significant expansion of Lerwick Harbour’s already extensive deep-water infrastructure is progressing towards completion around…   (fishnewseu) [mappress] Source: fishnewseu, June 28, 2011

  • 31 October 2011

    Lerwick, the country’s most northerly commercial harbour (making it Britain’s “Top Port”) continues to realise new opportunities… (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, October 31, 2011;

  • 22 December 2010

    In Scotland, Lerwick Port Authority’s continuing development of its harbour is moving into the next phase following the award of a GBP4.6… (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, December 23, 2010;

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The handover of Lerwick Harbour’s new Mair’s Quay today by contractor, Tulloch Developments, to the Port Authority has marked completion of a new facility for the port. The quay is the first step in a larger project to be the site for a replacement white fish market. Design of the market is continuing through 2013, […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Lerwick Port Authority is about to spend £45m on a new quay and site huts, reports Construction Enquirer. They are looking for a contractor that would build a £35m worth facility to handle the decommissioning of giant offshore modules, and a supplier of huts to hold workers worth up to £10m. In order to […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbour attracted higher-than-forecast offshore industry traffic last year as the increasingly buoyant oil and gas sector generated more activity at the deep-water port’s expanding facilities. Figures released by Lerwick Port Authority show that number of offshore industry vessels using Lerwick rose 9% last year to 623, compared with 2011, with the tonnage of shipping […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority’s current three-phase development program will significantly upgrade facilities for the important fishing industry at the Shetland port – with the second phase due for completion in the autumn. Following completion of the £3.2 million, 150-meter Mair’s Quay for the fishing industry in 2013, the Port Authority embarked on the current construction phase […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Beginning December 30, 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans district is reducing service hours at the Schooner Bayou Control Structure, the Calcasieu River Saltwater Barrier, the Berwick Lock and the Calumet Floodgate. Reduction in levels of service is a result of a nationwide effort to maximize constrained funding and provide consistent levels […]

  • 3 July 2012

    According to goerie.com, a Mandeville company has received a $27.8 million flood control contract for about four years of work for the Army Corps of Engineers in New Orleans. The Pentagon said in a news release that the contract went to B&K Construction Co., LLC. The same news release says Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington […]