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Synonyms for Shetland

an archipelago of about 100 islands in the North Atlantic off the north coast of Scotland

a small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands

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Northlink said: "A search is ongoing for one crew member who is reported unaccounted for on the MV Hjaltland which left Aberdeen bound for Lerwick.
Grieg Seafood Hjaltland UK Ltd (456): Trades as Shetland Products.
Craig Townsley, 22, from Shetland, fell from the Northern Isles ferry Hjaltland in the early hours of September 9 while sailing from Lerwick to Aberdeen.
Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act also reveal Scottish Sea Farms, which supplies Marks & Spencer, and Hjaltland Seafarms, which works with Asda and Tesco, are also licensed by the Scottish Government to shoot seals.
The company has entered the deal via its subsidiary Grieg Seafood Hjaltland, which currently has contract production on the sites.
NORTHWESTERN Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders (NSL) has been awarded a pounds 3m contract by Northlink Ferries to build and install additional accommodation aboard the Ro-Ro Ferries MV Hrossey and MV Hjaltland.
"I sit on the board of Hjaltland Housing Association and if future housing applications are presented to the committee, as they may be before the end of this council, then I shall again have to declare an interest and remove myself from the proceedings.
It is understood that Craig was travelling with people he knew on Northlink's MV Hjaltland ferry when he was reported missing.
Norwegian seafood group Grieg Seafood ASA (OSE: GSF) said on Thursday (22 May) that its Shetland-based salmon farming and processing subsidiary Grieg Seafood Hjaltland Ltd has acquired Collarfirth Salmon Limited.
The last confirmed sighting of him on NorthLink's MV Hjaltland was at 4am.
Norwegian seafood group Grieg Seafood ASA (OSE:GSF) said on Thursday (10 April) that its wholly-owned Shetland-based subsidiary Grieg Seafood Hjaltland has together with Scottish Seafarms Ltd acquired seven salmon farm licences, including stock, from the joint administrators of No Catch Ltd (In Administration).
Norwegian seafood group Grieg Seafood ASA said on Monday (25 June) that its recently acquired subsidiary Hjaltland Seafarms has agreed to acquire the Shetland-based companies Watt & Goodlad Ltd, North Atlantic Sea Farms Ltd and Havfisk Ltd.