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Thousandth cruise ship to visit

Thousandth cruise ship to visit

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Forty-nine cruise ships are booked to call at Lerwick before the end of September, with the increasing number of larger vessels now using the port including the first grossing over 100,000 tonnes.According to Lerwick Port Authority the total figure of 1,000,000 gross registered tonnes in a se... Read more...

Cruise season ready to start

Cruise season ready to start

12/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The first cruise ship of the year is due to berth at Lerwick Harbour on Thursday at the start of a busy visitor season for the port.The Deutschland  will dock at Holmsgarth with more than 400 passengers, en route from Bergen to Edinburgh.A total of 49 cruise ships are booked to call at Lerw... Read more...

How the cruise ships began

How the cruise ships began

01/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Next week marks the beginning of the annual cruise ship season. This year, former guide JOHN WARD PHILLIPS will be keeping us up to date with the ships that are coming and going and sketching out the history of some of the vessels. Here, as the isles prepare for the influx of tourists, he looks at t... Read more...

Dredging work almost complete

Dredging work almost complete

19/09/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

IT WAS a story of endings at Lerwick Harbour with many things that have made news over the last weeks and months drawing to a close as autumn arrives in earnest.Only two yachts arrived last week – a stark contrast to the height of summer when waters around the harbour were peppered with them.T... Read more...