11th December 2018
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Posts tagged with Bluemull Sound

Ferry develops engine problem

Ferry develops engine problem

The council has apologised to ferry users after the Geira developed a problem with her main port engine.Engineers are investigating the cause of the problem and the vessel has been withdrawn from service in the Bluemull Sound.The SIC has amended its timetable and bookings are being suspended... Read more...

Ferry dispute put on hold

Ferry dispute put on hold

Planned industrial action on several Shetland Islands Council ferries, due to take place tomorrow morning, has been called off.It had been expected that ferries on the Yell Sound, Bluemull Sound, Whalsay and Skerries routes would be disrupted between 6am and 9am, due to action by members of the ... Read more...

Yell tidal generator parts arrive

Yell tidal generator parts arrive

2 comments, 21/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

Work in Yell on what is believed to be the first community-owned tidal generator is gathering pace. All the component parts neces­sary for the long-anticipated 30 kilowatt generator – the equivalent of 10 kettles – have arrived in the isle. It is hoped a workboat will be on site within a week... Read more...