Lerwick

Authority/Operator

Lerwick Port Authority

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk

Ownership

Trust

Contact

Albert Building,
Lerwick
Shetland ZE1 0LL

Tel: +44 (0) 1595 692991
Fax: +44 (0) 1595 693452
Email: info@lerwick-harbour.co.uk
Website:  www.lerwick-harbour.co.uk

Pilotage

Compulsory for certain vessels.

Approx annual tonnage

900,000 Tonnes – cargo; 11,000,000 GT – shipping

Principal traffic

Containers (lo/lo);
Unit loads (ro/ro);
Vehicles/wheeled cargoes;
Passengers;
Dry bulks;
Refrigerated products;
Hazardous cargoes;
Oil/petroleum;
Other liquid bulk;
Offshore;
General cargo;
Livestock;
Fish

Access/Accommodation

Tidal Berths
Max depth: 12.5m
Max size of vessel accepted: N/A
No of berths: 40
Berth total length: 3,892 m

Location

Lat: 60º 10’ N; Long: 01º 09’ W 180 nautical miles from both Bergen and Aberdeen.

Port contacts

Chief Executive: Sandra Laurenson
Deputy Chief Executive: Victor Sandison
Harbourmaster: Captain Calum Grains
Deputy Harbourmaster: Captain Alexander Simpson
24-hr Tel: +44 (0) 1595 692991

Storage

Open: 120,000 sq m
Covered: 2,600 sq m
Refrigerated: 600 sq m

Transport connections

Nearest int’l airport: Sumburgh, 40km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators

Cranes
Mobile: various up to 250T
Linkspans: 2
Other ro-ro: fixed concrete ramp

Other handling equipment
Forklifts: various

Facilities & services

Pontoons for leisure craft;
Ship repair;
Chandlers;
Bunkering;
Towage;
Ice Supply;
Seamen’s Mission

Waste Disposal:
Various

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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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Shipping Map Key

PLEASE NOTE: Vessel positions may be up to one hour old or incomplete.
Data is provided for informational reasons only and is not related by any means to the safety of navigation.

TIDE TIMES AND HEIGHT Click here to view the tide times and heights for today

Tide Times & Heights for Lerwick on 25th July 2017
00:48 - High Tide ( 2.29m )
06:55 - Low Tide ( 0.18m )
13:24 - High Tide ( 2.14m )
19:09 - Low Tide ( 0.50m )

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