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Stornoway Port Authority

SPA Strategic Plan


icon SPA Strategic Plan 2011 - 2021 (3.69 MB)


Stornoway is situated 30 miles off the north west coast of Scotland it is the main seaport of the Hebridean Island chain and provides a vital link to mainland Britain.

This lively bustling town has everything you would expect of a modern Commercial Port as well as including one of the leading slipway facilities on the West Coast aAmity House SPA's HQnd islands.

The Port is the main entry/exit point for all goods imported to and exported from the island.

Over 1000 vessel movements are recorded annually comprising of commercial vessels, daily car passenger and freight ferries, cruise liners and many other vessel types.
Stornoway is one of the few ports on the West coast of Scotland offering two Ro-ro Linkspan facilities and handles almost 200,000 passengers per annum.

As tourism increases Stornoway's modern ferry terminal is welcoming tourists from across the Globe. The port is becoming a popular stop over for cruise liners and visiting yachts. Combined with the facilities provided for the fishing industry and the business opportunities within the town, it is apparent that Stornoway is well placed for commerce and tourism in the 21st century.


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New Board Members

Stornoway Port Authority wishes to appoint Non- Executive Board Members with professional skills such as relevant and current maritime expertise and business experience for a three year term of office as from 1 May 2014.

At present no remuneration is payable in respect of the appointment.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28th March 2014.

Information Pack and Application Form may be obtained from the ‘Job Vacancies’ section.

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