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					CURRENT ACTIVITIES:

v White fish, scallop, crab, lobster, and whelk                      WICK
  landings, and regular commodity and fuel cargo.
                                                                     HARBOUR
v Board implementation of Business Plan projects:            www.wickharbour.co.uk
  • Dredging River Harbour approach
  • Refurbishment of slipway
  • Ferry linkspan
  • Marina
  • Strengthening of South River Pier

RATES and DUES:

v Call Norma Simpson, our Treasurer, for updates.




                                                        58o 26.5' N 03o 05.0'W




                                                     WICK HARBOUR AUTHORITY
                                                         13 Harbour Terrace
                                                                Wick
                                                             KW1 5HB

                                                           Tel: 01955 602030
                                                           Fax: 01955 605936

                                                    Harbourmaster: Malcolm Bremner
                                                      malcolm.bremner@wickharbour.co.uk
                                                                   Nov '05
 The Board of WICK HARBOUR AUTHORITY
 took over management of the port in July 2005                                                                 v Three basins - Inner, Outer, and River Harbour.
 under a new commercially oriented Revision
 Order, and are now actively seeking to promote                                                                v Inner and Outer accessible 24 hours for smaller
 new and traditional business with the vision:                                                                   vessels.
 "To create a modern port business with a
 diverse portfolio of activities that is                                                                       v River Harbour / North Quay, 5m draft, up to 90m
 commercially sustainable in the long term"                                                                      length. Reputation for fast ship / cargo handling.
 This brochure outlines what we and the
 community have to offer prospective customers,                                                                v 1360m quayage available, North Quay floodlit.
 and we are eager to talk - or come and see us!
                                                    TRANSPORT LINKS:                                           v Large on and off-quay open storage available.
                            Willie Watt, Chairman
                                                    v Wick Airport - HIAL - direct flights weekdays to         v 200 tonne Slipway facility currently unavailable.
COMMUNITY FACILITIES:                                 Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Orkney & Shetland.
                                                                                                               v Bunkering by tanker from on-site tank farm.
                                                      Refuelling facilities for fixed wing, and helicopter
v Business Park and Industrial Estate land and        traffic to West of Shetland. Land may be available.
 premises available. First class housing.                                                                      v Water on all quays - max 50 tonne / hour.
                                                    v Railway Station - return services daily to Inverness
v National and Local Government offices.                                                                       v Weighbridge facility on site.
                                                      - land may be available.
v General Hospital and medical support services.                                                               v Fathoms Ltd diving base on site.
                                                    v Buses - Inverness and south - daily services.
v Four Primary Schools and High School.                                                                        v HGV transport, craneage, plant & skip hire on site.
                                                    v Ferries - Daily vehicle services to Orkney from Gills
                                                      Bay and Scrabster.                                       v Waste disposal facilities.
v First class hotels, B&B's , and restaurants.
                                                    PROXIMITY ATTRACTIONS:                                     v Local skilled workforce
v All national supermarkets plus local retailers.

v Wholesale grocery suppliers.                      v Only 20 miles from Beatrice Bravo.                       v Toilet & shower facilities.

v Laundry and office / domestic services.           v Minutes from 23rd Round Oil Block Licencing              v Customs handling and Shipping Agents.
                                                      Awards in Inner Moray Firth.
DEVELOPMENT PROMOTION:                                                                                         v RNLI Station and MCA (Aberdeen) Sector Base.
                                                    v 5 miles from Subsea 7 Pipeline Bundle Fabrication
v HIE - Highlands and Islands Development             Facility at Wester.                                      v Harbourmaster is Danish Vice-Consul.
        Board
                                                    v 27 miles from Dounreay Nuclear Decommissioning           v Experience of regular traditional cargo - coal, lime,
v CASE - Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise          facility with its' associated skillbase.                   fertiliser, timber, barley.

v Highland Council - Development Department         v Highly skilled engineering, hydraulic, fabrication,      v Experience of energy related cargo - pipeline
                                                      electronic, and boatbuilding personnel and facilities.     bundle pipes and towheads, and wind turbines.