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Cruise Season Underway At Lerwick With Eco-friendly Vessel’s Visit. New Operators and more Records in Prospect

Hybrid powered MS Fridtjof Nansen during sea trials in the Norwegian fjords (Photo: MOTION AIR/Hurtigruten)Lerwick Harbour’s 2020 cruise season launched today with the arrival of the first vessel of the year and the prospect of more new port records by autumn. The 21,765 gross tonne “Fritdtjof Nansen”, with capacity for 530 passengers and 150 crew, berthed at Victoria Pier at the Shetland port while en route from Bergen, Norway, to Kirkwall, Scotland. (more…)

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Lerwick Port Authority Appoints New Chief Executive

Captain Calum Grains is to succeed Ms Sandra Laurenson as Chief Executive of Lerwick Port Authority when she retires in November after more than 40 years’ service. The management changes at the Shetland port are announced by the Authority following its August board meeting. (more…)

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Record cruise season 2016 getting underway at Lerwick, UK

Costa Pacifica at Lerwick in June 2011The first cruise ship arrival of the year will enter Lerwick Harbour this weekend at the start of a record-breaking season which is expected to see the most passengers and vessels yet at the Shetland port, along with the highest gross tonnage of cruise ships, including the biggest vessels to date. (more…)

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