The 2021 awards celebrate the actions and achievements of businesses working towards reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
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 greater the burden placed on the Council to keep the ferries running, the greater the risk of severe cuts to other vital services our community depends upon.”
The awarding of the Northern Isles Ferry contract has been delayed again due to a legal challenge by CalMac Ferries Ltd.
“It’s important to stress that will have no impact on the Scottish Government’s commitments around reduced cabin fares and the three year freeze on islander fares.”
There’s always something new in Kirkwall Harbour
The 8 year contract is estimated to be worth around £370m.
The contract, worth an estimated £370million, will run for eight years
James Stockan Sets Up Future Meetings with Scottish Government Ministers
“We want these passenger subsidies implemented as soon as possible but we need to be 100% sure that the scheme complies with state aid rules. “