The council has lost out on European funding for Scalloway fishmarket – so the authority will pay the cost itself.
The Harbour Board heard this afternoon (Monday) that an application for £2.4 million had been rejected.
SIC director of infrastucture services John Smith said the council would now pay for the £5.6 million project through borrowing and harbour charges.
Shetland South representative Allison Duncan said it was “disappointing” to miss out on help from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
See more in Friday’s print edition of The Shetland Times.