Harbour News 24 August 2018

Improvements to general lighting around the port are being investigated.  A lighting survey has been arranged to highlight specific areas where more efficient, energy saving lighting can be installed.  We are giving careful thought to this, to further enhance the working quayside areas,  in particular where fishing vessels land and berth.

Small Vessel Winter Storage – we have improved the concrete surface at the Mart Jetty, as well as installing 2 lighting columns . A power supply will also be in place prior to winter season.

Representatives from Crown Estate Scotland were hosted by BOWL, visiting the windfarm site earlier this week.  Boarding and disembarking was undertaken on BOWL`s new pontoon areas.

Local creelmen report the summer season has been relatively poor with the fishing mixed .  Prices however have remained steady over the summer period with the majority of catches still being exported to Spain and other areas on the continent.