10th April 2020
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Accommodation vessel due to arrive

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Another cruise ship to house temporary workers is due in Lerwick imminently.

The Ocean Atlantic, currently in Portland, Dorset, has been expected for a week already, according to Lerwick Port Authority chief executive Sandra Laurenson.

The ship will be berthed at Victoria Pier to provide accommodation for Total for workers on Shetland Gas Plant, and comprises a restaurant, bar lounge, shop and gym.

Temporary licensing applications for the ship starting from Monday and extending until 14th June were approved by the council’s licensing board Today.

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