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Posts tagged with Views from the Scord January 2009

Views from the Scord 30.01.09

Views from the Scord 30.01.09

30/01/2009, by in Features

Harbour newsIt was another good week for fish landings at the Scalloway market with boats depositing a total of 1,950 boxes for the week to Friday. This was comprised of a combination of landings direct to the market and consignments via lorry from elsewhere in Shetland. The vessels contributing t... Read more...

Views from the Scord 23.01.09

Views from the Scord 23.01.09

23/01/2009, by in Features

Bittersweet successThe recent prosperity in the local fishing industry has come at a price for shellfish producer East Voe Shellfish.The mussel farming business is being forced to relocate from the space it has occupied at the Scalloway fishmarket building for over three years to provide more ro... Read more...

Views from the Scord 16.01.09

Views from the Scord 16.01.09

16/01/2009, by in Features

Viking ship arrivesOn the very day that Scalloway felt the absence of a Viking vessel to celebrate and admire due to the cancellation of the Fire Festival, a suitably Viking-named vessel drew viewers, admiration and celebration to the pier side at Blacksness.The Blyth-registered Valhalla was met... Read more...

Views from the Scord 09.01.09

Views from the Scord 09.01.09

09/01/2009, by in Features

Harbour activityScalloway Harbour was unsurprisingly quite as Hogmanay came and went, though what little activity there was kept the staff in attendance for much of the traditional holiday period.The Maersk Feeder opted to crew change at sea on 30th December, requiring the charter of the Scallow... Read more...