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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Viking Star, 20th September 2016

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Yesterday (20th) saw the final maiden cruise arrival of the season when Viking Star arrived in port. Having sailed overnight from Bergen she spent most of the day alongside Holmsgarth before departing at 4;30pm bound for Thorshavn.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Saga Sapphire, 3rd September 2016

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Saga Sapphire  seen above at anchor in Lerwick before her departure this afternoon. Built in 1981 as Europa, she sailed subsequently under the names Superstar Europe, Superstar Aries, Holiday Dream, and Bleu de France, 

Her previous visit to lerwick was in March 2015 on a Solar Eclipse cruise. At present she is not scheduled to call into Lerwick in 2017, however there are currently 79 cruise ships booked for next year with all indications that it will surpass this years record by a good margin.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Ships in Lerwick Harbour, 26th August 2016

GUIDING LIGHT LK84 - Fishing trawler.
BIGGA - Passenger ro-ro ferry.
ANTARCTIC II - Shetland pelagic trawler.
OCEAN WAY LK207 - Fishing trawler.
GUARDIAN ANGELL LK272 - Fishing trawler.
TRANQUILITY LK63 - Fishing trawler.
RESILIENT LK195 - Fishing trawler.
NAOMI JENNIFER - Work boat.
BAGHEERA - Work boat.
DEFIANT LK371 - Fishing trawler.
VIKING VIKNES - Live fish carrier.
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 06:35 to Fish farms)
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HJALTLAND - Passenger ro-ro ferry. @ 07:25
HILDASAY - Freight ro-ro vessel. @ 07:40

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Ships in Lerwick Harbour, 25th August 2016

GUIDING LIGHT LK84 - Fishing trawler.
NORTUG - Tug. (SAILED 16:20 to Arnarfjordur)
VENTUROUS LK75 - Fishing trawler. (SAILED 18:50 to Sea)
BIGGA - Passenger ro-ro ferry.
ANTARCTIC II - Shetland pelagic trawler.
NORMAND RANGER - AHTS vessel. (SAILED 17:35 to Glen Lyon FPSO)
NORMAND SUBSEA - Offshore support vessel. (SAILED 02:10 to Majestic wreck location)
OCEAN WAY LK207 - Fishing trawler.
GUARDIAN ANGELL LK272 - Fishing trawler.
JUBILEE SPIRIT GY25 - Fishing trawler. (SAILED 19:20 to Sea)
TRANQUILITY LK63 - Fishing trawler.
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 06:25 to Fish farms)
RESILIENT LK195 - Fishing trawler.
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NAOMI JENNIFER - Work boat. @ 01:10
DAROJA - General cargo vessel. @ 07:20 (SAILED 18:20 to Aberdeen)
HROSSEY - Passenger ro-ro ferry. @ 07:25 (SAILED 18:50 to Aberdeen)
CHARISMA - Shetland pelagic trawler. @ 09:35 (SAILED 17:00 to Sea)
HELLIAR - Freight ro-ro vessel. @ 10:20 (SAILED 18:00 to Aberdeen)
HAVILAH - Work boat. @ 10:25 (SAILED 12:35 to Fish farms)
GOOD SHEPHERD - Passenger ferry. @ 10:45 (SAILED 15:30 to Fair Isle)
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. @ 12:05 (SAILED 14:55 to Fish farms)
ARCTURUS LK59 - Fishing trawler. @ 14:20 (SAILED 16:20 to Sea)
BAGHEERA - Work boat. @ 15:30
HAVILAH - Work boat. @ 18:05 (SAILED 20:20 to Fish farms)
DEFIANT LK371 - Fishing trawler. @ 19;25
VIKING VIKNES - Live fish carrier. @ 20:20
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. @ 20:45

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Ships in Lerwick Harbour, 24th August 2016

GUIDING LIGHT LK84 - Fishing trawler.
NORTUG - Tug.
VENTUROUS LK75 - Fishing trawler.
BIGGA - Passenger ro-ro ferry.
NORHOLM - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 12:35 to Kinlochbervie)
VIKING NEPTUN - Offshore support vessel. (SAILED 11:05 to Schiehallion field)
ANTARCTIC II - Shetland pelagic trawler.
ZEPHYR - Shetland pelagic trawler. (SAILED 20:50 to Sea)
RONJA PIONEER - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 00:20 to Fish farms)
COPIOUS LK985 - Fishing trawler.
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 07:00 to Fish farms)
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NORMAND RANGER - AHTS vessel. @ 03:30
THOR ASSISTER - Guard vessel. @ 06:10 (SAILED 12:00 to Sea)
HJALTLAND - Passenger ro-ro ferry. @ 07:25 (SAILED 17:40 to Kirkwall)
HILDASAY - Freight ro-ro vessel. @ 07:40 (SAILED 17:50 to Aberdeen)
HAVILAH - Work boat. @ 07:55 (SAILED 10:50 to Fish farms)
CALEDONIAN VICTORY - Supply vessel. @ 08:55 (SAILED 21:45 to Clair Ridge)
BOURBON FULMAR - Offshore support vessel. @ 09:10 (SAILED 18:45 to Sea)
FILLA - Passenger ro-ro ferry. @ 10:10 (SAILED 14:20 to Out Skerries)
NORMAND SUBSEA - Offshore support vessel. @ 11:55
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. @ 12:20 (SAILED 15:20 to Fish farms)
OCEAN WAY LK207 - Fishing trawler. @ 12:50
CHRISTINA S - Fraserburgh pelagic trawler. @ 14;55 (SAILED 15:40 to Sea)
GUARDIAN ANGELL LK272 - Fishing trawler. @ 15:25
ESVAGT KAPPA - Standby safety vessel. @ 17:00 (SAILED 17:35 to Sea)
JUBILEE SPIRIT GY25 - Fishing trawler. @ 18:55
TRANQUILITY LK63 - Fishing trawler. @ 19:50
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. @ 22:10
RESILIENT LK195 - Fishing trawler. @ 22:20

Monday, 22 August 2016

Ships in Lerwick Harbour, 23rd August 2016

GUIDING LIGHT LK84 - Fishing trawler.
NORTUG - Tug.
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. (SAILED 09:45 to Fish farms)
VALKYRIE - Dive vessel. (SAILED to Stromness)
VENTUROUS LK75 - Fishing trawler.
RESEARCH - Shetland pelagic trawler. (SAILED 08:40 to Sea)
BIGGA - Passenger ro-ro ferry.
VOS INNOVATOR - Standby safety vessel. (SAILED 09:35 to West Don field)
NORHOLM - Live fish carrier.
VIKING NEPTUN - Offshore support vessel.
ANTARCTIC II - Shetland pelagic trawler.
ZEPHYR - Shetland pelagic trawler.
RONJA PIONEER - Live fish carrier.
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COPIOUS LK985 - Fishing trawler. @ 00:55
OPPORTUNE LK209 - Fishing trawler. @ 03:20 (SAILED 05:45 to Sea)
HROSSEY - Passenger ro-ro ferry. @ 07:25 (SAILED 18:50 to Aberdeen)
BERLIN - Cruise ship. @ 11:30 (SAILED 18:25 to Bremerhaven)
BERYL BF440 - Fishing trawler. @ 10:25 (SAILED 21:40 to Sea)
CHARISMA - Shetland pelagic trawler. @ 14:20 (SAILED 15:55 to Sea)
ESVAGT KAPPA - Standby safety vessel. @ 15:10 (SAILED 17:15 to Sea)
HELEN BURNIE - Work boat. @ 15:50 (SAILED 18:55 to Westray)
ADENIA - Shetland pelagic trawler. @ 19:10 (SAILED 19:15 to Sea)
GERDA SAELE - Live fish carrier. @ 20:45