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Posts tagged with Sullom Voe

Remarkable feat of local politicians recalled

Remarkable feat of local politicians recalled

20/02/2009, by in Features

JONATHAN WILLS was Labour’s parliamentary candidate at both the 1974 general elections. Here he assesses the meaning of the memos and reports that flew between civil servants.Recent research by the Scottish writer and broadcaster George Rosie, for the BBC and the Scottish Review of Books, reve... Read more...

Marine news in brief

Marine news in brief

19/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

Boats take shelterIT HAS been a routine week at Lerwick Harbour, with the usual mix of fishing and oil-related vessels.A wide number of vessels were expected to come in to escape from strong winds in the second half of the week.Foreign fishing vessels, such as the Norwegian Fiskebank, la... Read more...

Tanker scare

Tanker scare

24/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

ALARM bells were briefly set ringing after a Maltese oil tanker lost power shortly after leaving the harbour at Sullom Voe this week.The 239m Adafera stopped 10 miles north of Fethaland at 1.30am on Wednesday, about an hour after dropping the outbound pilot, loaded with 83,500 tonnes of Brent crud... Read more...

Port could serve as gas hub

Port could serve as gas hub

By ROSALIND GRIFFITHSSULLOM Voe Terminal could potentially become a hub for reception of gas from new fields west of Shetland, according to Alex Kemp from Aberdeen University.In a presentation to the SIC harbour board yesterday, consid­ering future uses for the port, Professor Kemp said there ... Read more...

Trio of tankers

Trio of tankers

25/07/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

IT has been a reasonably quiet week at Sullom voe terminal this week with only three tankers visiting.Last Thursday the Ocean Lady left for Tranmere with a cargo of 83,391 tonnes.On Tuesday the Alfa Italia sailed for Rotterdam with a cargo of 90,693 tonnes.On Wednesday the Cosmic departed with... Read more...