Inverness (translated to "Mouth of the River Ness") is a port city located in the Scottish Highlands. The city has a population of around 46,870 people.
- Inverness is the administrative centre for Highland council area. It is regarded as the capital of Highlands and lies near 2 important battle sites: 11th-century battle of Blar nam Feinne against Norway that took place on The Aird and 18th-century Battle of Culloden that took place on Culloden Moor.
- The Port of Inverness (Port Inbhir Nis in Scottish Gaelic) is a port located on Scotland's the east coast, at the mouth of River Ness, at Inverness, Highland council area. It is among the most sheltered and deep natural ports in Scotland. The port is owned and operated by IHT (Inverness Harbour Trust), founded in 1847 by Act of Parliament. The port was recorded in history for the first time in 1249.
- Inverness port trades with the rest of the UK, Scandinavia and the EU. Goods handled include turbines for wind energy converters, oil and fuel, coal, round logs, timber, board, wood chips, salt, fish oil, frozen fish, animal feed, and other goods. Because of the recent expansion the Port of Inverness can handle cargoes of turbine blades up to 50 m in length. There are covered storage facilities, as well as extensive lay down areas. The port features easy access to A9 road and hinterland of Inverness. There is also access to the railway system out of Inverness station. During the last years there have been cargo around 800,000 tonnes per annum and more than 300 ships visiting the port.
- The Port of Inverness has 4 main quays: North Citadel 100 m; South Citadel (tanker berth) 150 m; North Longman 150 m, and Longman 340 m in length. Bunkering via road tanker is provided by prior arrangement.
- The Port of Inverness handles smaller cruise ships, but larger cruise liners go to Invergordon, a deep water port around 38,6 km (24 ml) from Inverness on Cromarty Firth which allows docking and disembarkation of travellers without the need of ship's tender. Inverness Marina lies next to Port of Inverness and offers yachts' berthing.
- Inverness city is a major centre for bagpipe lovers and players, since every September it hosts the Northern Meeting. Another major event is the City of Inverness Highland Games, held annually.
- Important buildings in the city of Inverness include various churches and Inverness Castle. The castle was created in 1835 on the site of a medieval predecessor. Currently it is a sheriff court.
Highlights: Culloden, Loch Ness, Cawdor Castle, Fort George
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Port Inverness cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Inverness, Scotland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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