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  • New tests will help steer Stornoway Deep Water Port project

    New tests starting at Stornoway harbour today will provide a more detailed guide to the design of a planned deep-water port which will bring significant economic benefits to the islands. Stornoway Port Authority has agreed the further investment to provide additional information, manage risk and ultimately make savings on the overall budget. A series of
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 17-2019

    Jack Up Barge Drilling Bore Holes Mariners are advised that a Jack up Barge will be drilling exploratory bore holes near a position of: 58° 11.6N 6° 23.0W The Jack Up is expected to be conducting operations from the 6th June 2019 until the 17th of July 2019. Mariners are advised to navigate with caution.
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 16-2019

    South Cardinal Buoy Established Mariners are advised that a South Cardinal Buoy has been established in position 58o 11.160’N 006o 21.030W Character of light: VQ(6) LFl 10s Range : 3 miles Colour : South Cardinal Yellow over Black Buoy Topmark : Two black cones (points down)
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  • LARGEST EVER VESSEL VISIT IS SIGN OF THINGS TO COME FOR STORNOWAY

    The largest ever vessel to enter Stornoway Harbour is set to arrive at the port (Wednesday 22nd May). At 285m long it is almost the length of three football pitches and will be arriving with 2000 passengers on board, it will be the largest vessel ever to pass north of the Arnish Point Lighthouse. The
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  • STORNOWAY PORT AUTHORITY KEEN TO PRESERVE OLIVER’S ARMY LEGACY

    Stornoway Port Authority is re-thinking its future plans to help preserve a piece of the town’s history. The authority has postponed a project to extend its office at Amity House on Esplanade Quay, close to the ancient centre of Stornoway, after archaeological investigations revealed remnants of a substantial and historic stone wall on the site.
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 14-2019

    Special Mark established at East Number 3 Pier Mariners are advised that a Special Mark Buoy has been established in position 58° 12.292′ N 006° 23.201′ W . Character of light: Fl.Y.5s Range : 1m Colour :Yellow Topmark : Yellow X
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  • Newton Marina Marine Licences

    Scottish Ministers have granted Stornoway Port Authority marine licences for marine works to create Newton Marina. The licences and Decision Notice are available via the Read More link.
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 13-2019

    Construction work at Newton Basin Mariners are advised that construction work for a new marina at Newton is due to commence Land reclamation and associated construction works are due to commence on Monday 6th May 2019 and are expected to last until December 2019 Dredging of the area is scheduled to start on Monday the
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 12-2019

    Stornoway Marina Inner Channel Marker Stornoway Marina Inner Channel Marker No1.W Side (Fl R 2 s) Position 58°12.574N 006°23.446W AtoN No. 3980.55 The light is now lit
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 11-2019

    Eilean na Gobhail Beacon Eilean na Gobhail FL G 6s Position 58°12.145’N 006°22.985’W AtoN No. 3979 The lit beacon has been permanently disestablished.
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