News & Events

SCOTTISH ENTANGLEMENT ALLIANCE (SEA)

Calling all local fishermen…..

We have been contacted by Ellie MacLennan from the above organisation who will be in the Wick Harbour area Thursday 15th & Friday 16th November 2018. Launched in 2018 , the Scottish Entanglement Alliance ( SEA ) is a partnership between 6 organisations dedicated to promoting and protecting Scotlands wildlife, heritage and sustainable marine industries. Ellie is hoping to make contact with as many local fishermen during her visit at the end of this week . If you wish more information on this project please follow the link below or visit www.scottishentanglement.org

If you could spare 10-15 minutes to meet with Ellie please e-mail office@wickharbour.co.uk

SCOTTISH ENTANGLEMENT ALLIANCE

Wick Harbour Operations – Wind Turbine Cargo

Dear Harbour User,

Harbour Operations – Wind Turbine Cargo & Car Parking

All Harbour Users are advised that another shipment of Wind Turbine components is expected on the Commercial Quay River Harbour on Wednesday 31 October 2018 weather permitting. Discharging of the cargo is expected to commence Wednesday 31 October 2018 and take 3-4 days.
To comply with Health and Safety Regulations and to assist with these Harbour Operations NO PARKING will be available within the BLUE highlighted areas on the attached harbour plan.

HARBOUR PLAN WIND TURBINE PARKING RESTRICTION

We aim to keep disruption to a minimum and will update all users when future shipments are due.
Please look out for the harbour NO PARKING signs.

During the discharging of this cargo and the transporting of the components, the access to the Commercial Quay will be closed.
Access will be restricted to harbour users operating from the Commercial Quay.
Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Harbour Office on
01955 602030 or email office@wickharbour.co.uk.
Yours faithfully
Malcolm Bremner

 

Harbour News 25 October 2018

A busy few weeks around the harbour during the month of October.  The John O Groats ferry Pentland Venture arrived to take up its winter berth. Usual shell fish activity and the Opportune also in landing to lorry. The sea bed levelling vessel Doonhammer arrived to commence work in connection with the recent dredging works. A number of the Crew Transfer Vessels working out at the Beatrice windfarm have left the harbour for the winter with many due to return in Spring 2019. The survey vessel Coral Wind in port to assist with Subsea 7 Snorre contract.

Cargo vessel Triton called at port to discharge onshore wind turbine parts 14 October 2018 and the cargo vessel Scot Ranger in 21 October 2018 with cargo of pipes.


 

 

Harbour staff are moving small pleasure craft boats out of the harbour to winter storage 25/26/27 October 2018.  Hugh Simpson Contractors crane on site to assist with operations.

The redundant slipway winch house has been demolished this past week.

This will tidy the area up and also allow for a greater sweep for cargo traffic / cranes etc using the Commercial Quay. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wick Harbour Operations Wind Turbine Cargo

 

Dear Harbour User,

Harbour Operations – Wind Turbine Cargo & Car Parking
All Harbour Users are advised that another shipment of Wind Turbine components will be arriving on the Commercial Quay River Harbour on Sunday 14 October 2018 weather permitting. Discharging of the cargo is expected to commence Monday 15 October 2018  and take 3-4 days.

To comply with Health and Safety Regulations and to assist with these Harbour Operations NO PARKING will be available within the BLUE highlighted areas on the attached harbour plan.

 

HARBOUR PLAN WIND TURBINE PARKING RESTRICTION

We aim to keep disruption to a minimum and will update all users when future shipments are due.
Please look out for the harbour NO PARKING signs.

During the discharging of this cargo and the transporting of the components, the access to the Commercial Quay will be closed.
Access will be restricted to harbour users operating from the Commercial Quay.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Harbour Office on
01955 602030 or email office@wickharbour.co.uk.

Yours faithfully
Malcolm Bremner

Arrival of new Crew Transfer Vessels to Wick Harbour

2 new Crew Transfer Vessels “Dalby Wharfe” and “Tenacity” have arrived in port to support the ongoing construction works out at the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

Cargo arrival Friday 28 September 2018

Cargo vessel Triton arrived in port today to discharge a further cargo of Wind Turbine components.

Cargo Arrival Wednesday 26 September 2018

Vessel Hendrik-S arrived in port today to discharge cargo of Wind Turbine components.

Wick Harbour Operations Wind Turbine Cargo

Dear Harbour User,

Harbour Operations – Wind Turbine Cargo & Car Parking

All Harbour Users are advised that another 2 shipments of Wind Turbine components will be arriving on the Commercial Quay River Harbour on Wednesday 26 September 2018 and Friday 28 September 2018. Discharging of the cargo will commence 26 September 2018 .
To comply with Health and Safety Regulations and to assist with these Harbour Operations NO PARKING will be available within the BLUE highlighted areas on the attached harbour plan.
We aim to keep disruption to a minimum and will update all users when future shipments are due.

Please look out for the harbour NO PARKING signs.
During the discharging of this cargo and the transporting of the components, the access to the Commercial Quay will be closed.
Access will be restricted to harbour users operating from the Commercial Quay.

HARBOUR PLAN WIND TURBINE CARGO 26 SEPT 2018

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Harbour Office on
01955 602030 or email office@wickharbour.co.uk.

Yours faithfully
Malcolm Bremner