Fishing & Sea

Rig to drill at Holmsgarth

The highlight of the week at Lerwick Harbour was the arrival on Tuesday of a jack-up drilling rig, Barge-Arun 120.The 19-metre rig had previously been at Dales Voe and has this week been drilling test bores at Holmsgarth. Harbourmaster Calum Grains said it was in preparation for the building of... Read more...

HIE helps Balpha Mast

An innovative business which developed a revolutionary new sailing mast system designed to help fishermen curb fuel costs has moved a step closer to entering full-scale production. A research and development grant of £6,501 has been handed to Sullom-based Sail Line Fish Ltd from Highlands and Is... Read more...