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Lerwick hails recovery in oil and gas activity


The chief executive of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has hailed signs of recovery in oil and gas activity as traffic in all sectors increased at Shetland’s main harbour in the first quarter of this year.


Scottish ports on the crest of a wave


You may be relieved to know that this is not an article about Brexit. However, every cloud has a silver lining - because the last six months of Brexit-related debate have in fact seen the UK’s ports sector attract an unusual amount of political, and therefore public, attention.


Lerwick targets further decommissioning work


The chairman of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has hailed the growing contribution of cruise ship visits as the organisation released its annual review, showing a steep drop in profits and a decline in turnover last year.

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Last floatel leaves Lerwick


It was the end of an era yesterday afternoon when the final accommodation barge used to house oil and construction workers left Lerwick.

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Shetland port hit by oil slump


The oil and gas slump has taken a toll on Shetland’s main commercial port in the first half of 2016 although a record cruising season means Lerwick Harbour’s ship has still come in.