Scalloway Harbour


Shetland Islands Council

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)


Shetland Islands Council
Also operates ports at: Baltasound, Belmont, Bressay, Collafirth, Cullivoe, Fair Isle, Mid Yell, Out Skerries, Sullom Burrafirth/Gutcher


Scalloway Harbour Office
Saga Buildings
Blacksness Pier
Scalloway ZE1 0TQ

Tel: 01595744221 24Hrs
Fax: 01595880566
Telex: 75142 Sulvoe G


Compulsory on all vessels carrying hazardous cargoes and passenger vessels.

Approx annual tonnage


Principal traffic

Dry bulks;
General cargo;
Fish and Aquaculture


Tidal Berths
Max depth: 7.0m
Max size of vessel accepted:
LOA: 90m; draft: 7.0m (Vessels up to 120m accepted on discretion of Harbour Master , call for further discussion)
No of berth: 6
Berths total length: 730m


Lat: 60° 08’ N; Long: 01° 16’ W Situated centrally on west coast of mainland, Shetland.

Port contacts

Divisional Executive Manager – Roger Moore
Pier Masters: R. Maclennan ,S. Simmons , T. Brown
Normal hours: 0700 – 1830
Mon-Fri , 0900-1230
Sat & 1000-1200 Sun.


Open: 33,000 sq m
Covered: Warehouse facilities also available
Refrigerate: Bunkers available by Road and Pipeline (up to 500m3)

Transport connections

Roads: single carriageway
Rail facilities on Shetland
Nearest practical passenger rail: Aberdeen 200 miles
Nearest int’l airport: Aberdeen via Sumburgh (40km to Sumburgh)
Other connections: daily ferry between Lerwick and Aberdeen (overnight service)

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators. any carnage equipment should be arranged through ships agent.

Facilities & services

Moorings for leisure craft; ship repair; Ice Supply; Yacht Marinas

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

Tide Times & Heights for Scalloway on 4th April 2020
00:46 - Low Tide ( 0.52m )
06:47 - High Tide ( 1.27m )
13:14 - Low Tide ( 0.44m )
19:33 - High Tide ( 1.32m )

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