In 2020 OIC was given an extra £750,000 towards the cost of Nordic Sea which the council had bought at an estimated capital cost of £1,535,000. T
Why is Scotland so lacking in ambition that nearly a quarter of the way into the 21stC, ferry is still the only way for most islanders, mainlanders and freight to get to and from our islands ?
The awarding of the Northern Isles Ferry contract has been delayed again due to a legal challenge by CalMac Ferries Ltd.
The 8 year contract is estimated to be worth around £370m.
The contract, worth an estimated £370million, will run for eight years
“Making sure our ferry services support our island and remote rural communities remains at the heart of this exercise. “