Some people have noticed that in recent weeks electricity sub-stations in Shetland have acquired what appears to be a pole sticking out of the roof. The pole is in fact a GPS antenna system, as part of the rolling out by SSE of a substation automation programme.
71 workers employed by Aker Solutions at the Shetland Gas Plant are voting on strike action in a dispute over pay.
There have been two helicopter medical evacuations, one from the Beryl Alpha platform and the other from the drill rig Deep Sea Aberdeen.
The coastguard in Shetland has also coordinated an incident on board the 27 metre Orkney work-boat Green Isle, which was heading from Stromness to Aberdeen.
The 2017 North Isles Strongest Man contest, hosted by Shetland Weight Training Club, featured local competitors and from Orkney and Faroe.
White fish landings today were below average with 3 boats, 2 local, landing about 1100 boxes.