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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 11-2020

    COVID-19 SHORE LEAVE RESTRICTIONS Due to the unprecedented circumstances, there will be no shore leave for commercial vessels. Vessels will be allowed to take on fuel and water. Should any vessels require stores they can contact Stornoway Shipping Services: Telephone: 01851 704050 Email: agency@stornowayshippingservices.scot Stores will be delivered to the bottom of the gangway and
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 10-2020

    NOTICES to MARINERS UPDATE The work detailed in the following Notices to Mariners has been completed. These Notice to Mariners are now cancelled. NtM 01-20 Drilling bore holes – now completed. NtM 05-20 Marina inner channel marker – now lit. NtM 08-20 Dive Survey – now completed. NtM 09-20 Survey using drop camera – now
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 07-2020

    There is currently a significant outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting China and a number of other countries (See list of current risk areas ) which has resulted in cases across the world, as well as on cruise ships. This situation has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 06-2020

    NOTICES REMAINING IN FORCE Please be advised that the following Local Notice to Mariners remain in force. All other Local Notice to Mariners are hereby cancelled. NToM 05-2018 Ferry Movement North of Arnish NToM 13-2019 Construction work at Newton Basin NToM 23-2019 Berth at North Beach Quay NToM 24-2019 Trawl Doors NToM 01-2020 Exploratory bore
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  • NOTICE TO MARINERS 24-2019

    Trawl doors on fishing vessels to be inboard. All fishing vessels should ensure their trawl doors are inboard on arrival into Stornoway. This will help prevent damage to piers and to other vessels.
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  • Deep Water Port: Applications for Marine Licences

    Stornoway Port Authority has applied to Marine Scotland for a Marine Construction Licence and a Dredging and Sea Disposal Licence for the Deep Water Port project. Members of the public can make representations about the applications to Marine Scotland. The deadline for comments is Friday 26th July 2019.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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