Scrabster’s modern port infrastructure, together with locally based cranage, efficient cargo handling and transportation provide great flexibility for a variety cargo operations including weekly services from the Faroe Islands. Scrabster offers an efficient service and fast turnaround minimising the cost to customers.
Past investment in deepening channels and berths, and in stronger quays to accommodate larger vessels has facilitated the handling of freight. Both the Jubilee and St Ola piers have heavy lift pads.
Cargo operations include general, bulk, refrigerated, containers, fuels and roll on/roll off. Recent specialised cargoes have included the transformers, ballast blocks, rock armour, railway lines, and fabricated steel modular units.
Weighbridge facilities are available at Scrabster Harbour. Mobile cranes with a wide range of lifting capabilities are available. Stevedoring and transport is also available locally.
Eimskip operate a weekly service from Thorshavn in the Faroe Islands with onward connections to England, Holland and Norway.
“It is very important for our fresh fish customers to have a regular and effective transport solution that they can trust and rely on. We have chosen Scrabster as our new port of call in Scotland based on its location and the short transit time from the Faroe Islands”.
Mike Lane Managing Director Eimskip UK Ltd. September 2014