The vessel was bought with Orkney Islands Council paying out €364,811.00 (approx. £318,028) and the Scottish Government adding in the more substantial funding of £750,000.00.
“In what remains an exceptionally difficult time for us all, this funding is providing fast, tangible support to deliver long-lasting benefits to community based organisations while also helping them tackle climate change as we accelerate our just transition to a net zero society.”
OIC decided to purchase The Nordic Sea to be used to operate in the place of the Golden Mariana.
A trust fund is inviting applications for support towards educational projects that benefit people in Orkney.
Two projects from Orkney are celebrating their success winning in this year’s SURF awards.
Two community projects in Orkney are benefitting from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund.