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Daily Archives: February 25, 2009

Former Altaire skipper banned from driving

Former Altaire skipper banned from driving

25/02/2009, by in News

The retired skipper of Shetland’s biggest fishing boat Altaire was banned from driving for 18 months and fined £1,120 at Lerwick Sheriff Court this week for an altercation with police after he went off the road in snow three weeks ago.John Peter Duncan, 51, of Ollaberry, admitted resisting ar... Read more...

Fishing boat towed off rocks

Fishing boat towed off rocks

25/02/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A fishing vessel with six crew on board ran aground on rocks north of Lerwick early on Wednesday.A call was made to the coastguard at 4.50am from the Whalsay-owned Tranquillity.Lerwick lifeboat and the Sumburgh coastguard rescue helicopter were despatched to the site.The vessel was not t... Read more...