The name was chosen following a public vote and was the name given to a former pilot launch operating in local waters.
A public vote opens this week to select the name for Orkney’s new pilot launch – currently under construction in Spain.
The design and build contract for the 32-metre tugs was secured by Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey.
The design and build contract for the 21.4 metre vessel was secured by Astilleros Armon S.A which has its main base in Northern Spain.
” In the past three years, over £11,400,000 has been transferred from operating surpluses into the Council’s reserves”
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