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  • 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’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority is maintaining the momentum of development at the harbour, with the go-ahead for two further projects which will benefit a range of users, including the fishing industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. Plans for a new white fish market have taken another major step forward, with the Port Authority awarding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lerwick Port Authority has awarded a construction contract for the latest expansion of the harbors facilities in a project costing a total of £16.5 million (approx $26.5 mln) and which will benefit the fishing and oil sectors. The new jetty at Holmsgarth North will provide deeper berthing and more working area for the fishing fleet, […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion of Lerwick Harbour’s deep-water infrastructure continues, with another new berth becoming operational during November at the established Greenhead Base in a period of high activity by the oil and gas industry at the Shetland port. Dredged to nine metres water depth, Greenhead Berth 7 will provide an additional 100 metres of quay, extending […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Building on high levels of activity and recent investment, Lerwick Harbour is positioned for another busy year and continuing development of infrastructure to meet users’ future requirements. In his foreword to Lerwick Port Authority’s newly-published Strategy and Business Plan 2013, Chairman Harry Jamieson, notes that the harbour “is set up well for the future following […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority has commissioned the Scottish business unit of BAM Nuttall as main contractor for an £11.95 million project to extend the quay at Dales Voe South to 130 meters. Work will begin in the following months, with completion due in April 2016. At peak, BAM expects up to 40 people to be employed directly […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The fishing industry will be the main beneficiary of the next major project in the continuing development of Lerwick Harbour where the construction of a large new jetty at Holmsgarth North is due to begin in the third quarter this year. It will provide deeper berthing and more working area for the fishing fleet, while […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The high level of activity at Lerwick Harbour has been enabled by the port’s latest deep-water quay being brought into use immediately on completion this week as part of an ongoing expansion of facilities. The 100-metre Berth 7 at Greenhead Base provides an extension to a new 100-metre-plus quay added there in February 2012. Providing […]

  • 31 July 2013

    There were 2,512 vessel arrivals in the six months to June, three fewer than in the same period in 2012, with tonnage of shipping up 9% to 6.1 million gross tonnes, including 1.8 million gross tonnes of oil-related shipping, a rise of 26%. The 705 pilotage movements were up 14%, with the 4.5 million gross […]