from January islanders will be able to enjoy a 20% year round discount on cabin fares on Aberdeen-Kirkwall-Lerwick routes, and benefit from a three year fares freeze for passengers, non-commercial vehicles and cabins on those routes.
Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) has been awarded £3.4million from the Scottish Government for its O2 Tidal device.
Time is running out if you want to add your views to the Scottish Government’s Islands Plan which closes this week – 26th of July 2019.
Local MSP Rhoda Grant, Labour, has criticised the Scottish Government for delays in the delivery of Superfast Broadband across Scotland.
Paul Wheelhouse, Scottish Government Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands was at Aberdeen University’s School of Engineering to meet with Carbon Capture Machine (UK) Ltd.
“Our final policy on unconventional oil and gas will be confirmed and adopted as soon as possible after this process is complete.”
The contract is estimated to be worth £370m and will run for eight years.
The contract, worth an estimated £370million, will run for eight years
“the MV Arrow – has been secured which will begin service this weekend.”
This was mainly due to an increase in wind energy production.