Radar: Lerwick welcomes Viking Star to new facilities

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Viking Star Lerwick Mair's Pier
Viking Star at Lerwick’s Mair’s Pier

Viking Star berthed today in Lerwick Port Authority’s new £16.5 million multi-purpose jetty at Mair’s Pier .

Viking Star’s passengers are the first to use a new meet-and-greet station and information point accommodating the harbour’s welcoming team. The mobile unit will also be used elsewhere in the port which expects 75 vessels and a 21% increase in passengers to a record of almost 62,000 this season.

Victor Sandison, Senior Commercial Executive, Lerwick Port Authority, said: “The additional berthing and improved visitor arrival experience are part of our ongoing programme to attract and service the cruise industry which makes an important contribution to the Shetland economy.”

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