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Lifeboat called out due to engine trouble

Lifeboat called out due to engine trouble

0 comments, 09/08/2015, by in News

The Lerwick lifeboat was called out this morning to help a leisure yacht with a flat battery.Two crew aboard the Lucky Maru were unable to start the yacht’s engine, about 10 miles east of Lerwick, and needed help to be brought into Lerwick harbour.The lifeboat towed the vessel into Lerwick... Read more...

New ship to house 500 Petrofac workers

New ship to house 500 Petrofac workers

0 comments, 27/02/2015, by in News

A new accommodation ship making its way to Lerwick this weekend to house gas plant workers is the 169-metre SNAV Toscana.The vessel will provide accommodation for 500 workers from around 6th March, bringing the workforce on the Total gas plant project to 2,000.She is due to leave Naples, whe... Read more...

Ocean Endeavour sails off

Ocean Endeavour sails off

Another of the accommodation vessels used by Shetland Gas Plant workers, the Ocean Endeavour, left Lerwick Harbour today.The departure of the cruise ship leaves just the three barges, the Sans Vitesse at Victoria Pier and the Bibby Stockholm and Kalmar at Holmsgarth, left in the town.The... Read more...

Queen Sonja arrives in town

Queen Sonja arrives in town

1 comment, 18/07/2014, by in Headlines, News

Norway's royal yacht the Norge made a fleeting visit to Lerwick Harbour this morning, and was believed to be carrying the Queen of Norway onboard. But a walk-about on the streets of the town from Queen Sonja looks unlikely. It is understood that any visit from the queen, or other members of the Nor... Read more...