In 2015 Stornoway Port Authority celebrates its 150th anniversary and islanders and visitors will have an opportunity to join in the celebrations of the historical and cultural roots of the port, which go back well beyond its constitutional formation in 1865.
1850 - 1900
1894 - The Old Fish Mart opened for business.
1881 - Construction of solid quays and three wharves, extension of a timber wharf
1900 - 1950
1923 & 1924 - The departure from Stornoway of the Canadian Pacific liners Metagama, Canada and Marloch.
1919- Iolaire Disaster.
2004 - Stornoway Harbour Revision (Constitution) Order 2003 re-constituted Stornoway Pier and Harbour Commission as Stornoway Port Authority as from 1 May 2004.
Record-breaking year for the Cruise & Yacht Season.
Extension of Stornoway Marina.
Launch of the new MV Loch Seaforth.