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Posts tagged with Views from the Scord October 2008

Views from the Scord 31.10.08

Views from the Scord 31.10.08

31/10/2008, by in Features

Harbour activityANOTHER quiet week in Scalloway, with the prevailing westerlies driving the majority of oil and fishing related vessels around to the east side, resulting in poor landings through the Scalloway market.The indefatigable Ronja Settler continues to operate regardless of the weather ... Read more...

Views from the Scord 24.10.08

Views from the Scord 24.10.08

24/10/2008, by in Features

Harbour news SOMETHING of a record week for Scalloway Harbour in the week to Friday in that the quayside was virtually devoid of anything to record. The reason for this was the prolonged westerly winds causing vessels to seek shelter on the east coast rather than run the gauntlet of the westerly ap... Read more...

Views from the Scord 17.10.08

Views from the Scord 17.10.08

17/10/2008, by in Features

Harbour newsTHE STORMY weather of last week brought vessels in to shelter in Scalloway harbour and was responsible for a substantial reduction in line-caught mackerel landings.Regular visitor the Anglian Sovereign arrived on Monday for shelter, as did the Faroese freight coaster Sirius, which re... Read more...

Views from the Scord 10.10.08

Views from the Scord 10.10.08

10/10/2008, by in Features

Harbour newsTHERE were limited movements in Scalloway Harbour in the week up to Friday.The Lowestoft-registered survey vessel Ocean Observer came to port to seek shelter and lay in for several days. The 2,820grt vessel is said to be surveying around the Solan Field, west of Shetland. This substa... Read more...

Views from the Scord 03.10.08

Views from the Scord 03.10.08

03/10/2008, by in Features

Harbour activitySCALLOWAY Harbour was very much in the doldrums this week with only the Ronja Settler, a few fishing vessels and the regular salmon tenders interrupting an otherwise tranquil quayside.The only larger vessel to visit was the freight coaster Sirius, which called in on Monday. The S... Read more...