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  • Vessel: Saga Pearl II

    08 August 2015

    Saga Pearl II

    Due: 09:00

    Berth: hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 450


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  • Vessel: Artania

    09 August 2015

    Artania

    Due: 10:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 1200


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  • Vessel: Magellan

    12 August 2015

    Magellan

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 1860


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  • Vessel: Europa

    15 August 2015

    Europa

    Due: 10:00

    Berth: Kirkwall bay

    Max Pax: 408


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  • Vessel: Adonia

    17 August 2015

    Adonia

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 798


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  • Vessel: Ocean Majesty

    17 August 2015

    Ocean Majesty

    Due: 12:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 623


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  • Vessel: Arcadia

    23 August 2015

    Arcadia

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Kirkwall bay

    Max Pax: 2388


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  • Vessel: Silver Cloud

    23 August 2015

    Silver Cloud

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 300


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  • Vessel: MSC Splendida

    26 August 2015

    MSC Splendida

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 4363


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  • Vessel: Braemar

    27 August 2015

    Braemar

    Due: 12:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 916


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  • Vessel: Marco Polo

    31 August 2015

    Marco Polo

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 850


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  • Vessel: Royal Princess

    01 September 2015

    Royal Princess

    Due: 07:00

    Berth: hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 3560


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  • Vessel: Azores

    02 September 2015

    Azores

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 580


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  • Vessel: Gann

    05 September 2015

    Gann

    Due: 08:30

    Berth: Kirkwall Pier

    Max Pax: 312


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  • Vessel: Prinsendam

    13 September 2015

    Prinsendam

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 766


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  • Vessel: Hanseatic

    28 September 2015

    Hanseatic

    Due: 07:00

    Berth: Kirkwall Bay

    Max Pax: 188


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  • Vessel: Sea Spirit

    04 October 2015

    Sea Spirit

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Kirkwall Pier

    Max Pax: 120


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  • Vessel: Boudicca

    14 October 2015

    Boudicca

    Due: 08:00

    Berth: Hatston Pier

    Max Pax: 856


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Orkney Islands Council Marine Services

An ambitious three port strategy to refurbish and build new pier and supporting infrastructure with the support of the European Regional Development Fund and the Scottish Government is now complete and open for business.

Lyness in Hoy, Hatston Pier outside Kirkwall and Copland’s Dock in Stromness were the 3 main components of the three port strategy along with Vessel Traffic Services, 2 new radar sites and supporting land acquisition.

The strategy was based on the demands for additional infrastructure support for the marine renewables industry, but it is clear that the more traditional industries of oil and gas, cruise ships, and freight and supply vessels also appreciate the new infrastructure developments.

As a result of the three port strategy, Hatston Pier at 385 metres with 10.5 metre drafts is now Scotland’s longest deep-water commercial berth.

The range of shipping calling into Orkney is diverse; from ferries to freight vessels, cruise ships (around 80 annually), supply vessels, heavy lift and dynamic positioning vessels, dive boats and fishing vessels and over 550 visitors annually to the 3 marinas in Orkney.

Scapa Flow, the World’s second largest natural Harbour at 125 square miles and containing almost 1 billion cubic meters of water, is the perfect location for vessels requiring sheltered, deep water anchorage for STS transfers, longer term layup facilities on designated anchorages.

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Orkney Islands Council, Marine Services, Harbour Authority Building, Scapa, Orkney, KW15 1SD