The successful two-phase Ninian Northern decommissioning project contributed to Lerwick Harbour’s reputation as a leading centre, with the platform jacket disposal at Dales Voe Base by the Veolia/Peterson partnership, including being completed ahead of schedule.
Lerwick Port Authority
A management buyout will see Jake Watt take the helm at Lerwick Engineering & Fabrication (LEF), as he positions the firm to take advantage of low-carbon opportunities on Shetland and beyond.
Negotiations between Unite the Union and Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) to avert a hugely damaging strike at the harbour on Monday seem to have collapsed.
Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) says the prospect of strike action by labour body Unite is “extremely disappointing” given the fact it has made an unspecified offer to solve the pay and conditions dispute.
Unite the union has confirmed that workers at the Lerwick Port Authority on Shetland are set to begin an all-out strike action in a dispute over pay, terms and conditions.
The world’s largest offshore construction ship has delivered the 8,500-tonne Ninian Northern platform jacket for decommissioning in Shetland.
Oil and gas operations in Shetland are expected to be “severely impacted” with workers at the islands' main port poised to re-start industrial action.
The jacket that supported the Ninian Northern platform for decades has completed its trip from the northern North Sea to Shetland for decommissioning.
Lerwick Harbour is to be the staging location for decommissioning of the 8,500-tonne jacket of the Ninian Northern platform.
Harbour and industry chiefs say a £9 million funding pledge for a “game-changing” ultra-deep water decommissioning facility in Shetland is an important step in the right direction.
A series of significant milestones - shaping the next generation of deep-water infrastructure developments at Lerwick Harbour - are expanding capability and competitiveness for the offshore decommissioning and renewables industries.
The gradual recovery in the offshore oil and gas sector’s fortunes has been reflected in the latest traffic statistics from Lerwick Port Authority (LPA), which the organisation said showed an “improving picture” throughout 2019.
Lerwick harbour continues to add to its reputation as a leading support hub for the oil and gas industry in northern waters through its contribution to the offshore sector’s operations west of Shetland.
Lerwick port bosses have reported a continued upturn in offshore energy-related business during the third quarter of 2019.
Growing confidence in the Atlantic Frontier is generating a ‘gravity-shift’ towards a Shetland supply chain willing and able to capitalise on its geographical advantages.
Lerwick Harbour’s strategic location has been the building block for its huge contribution to the development of east Shetland Basin oil fields over the past 50 years.
A former Shetland port boss who recently retired after more than 40 years’ service has spoken of her pride at being made an OBE.
More visits by cruise liners, fishing boats and roll-on-roll-off ferries contributed to an 8.4% jump in traffic at Shetland’s main port in the first nine months of this year.
A major project aimed at helping Shetland win more decommissioning work does not hinge entirely on the UK Government agreeing to provide financial support, Scotland’s energy minister said yesterday.
Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) chief executive Sandra Laurenson is to retire in November after more than 40 years’ service at the UK’s most northerly commercial harbour.
The turret buoy for Hurricane Energy's Lancaster development west of Shetland has left Lerwick harbour.
Plans to expand a Shetland port to create a “one-stop-shop” for North Sea decommissioning have been lodged with the islands’ council.
Bosses at Lerwick port have said “industry will decide” on the best location for decommissioning oil rigs after plans for a new facility in Ayrshire were revealed.
The chief executive of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has said its “mixed fortunes” of 2017 are expected to continue throughout this year.
Lerwick Harbour’s impressive track record in supporting projects west as well as east of Shetland means the deep-water port is primed and prepared to service further developments in the Atlantic.