A nationalist MSP has accused Scottish Government ministers of inconsistency over controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers proposed for the Moray Firth.
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Campaigners have called on the Scottish Government to reject a fresh application to carry out ship-to-ship transfers in the Cromarty Firth, ahead of a Scottish Parliamentary debate tomorrow.
Campaigners opposed to ship-to-ship oil transfers in the dolphin-friendly waters of the Cromarty Firth warned MSPs yesterday of “a disaster waiting to happen.”
Port chiefs have further delayed their application to carry out controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers in the dolphin-friendly Moray Firth.
Councillors in the Highlands will today put pressure on the local authority to object to controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth.
A Black Isle pressure group battling plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth has raised half the funding it needs to pay for a judicial review.
Objectors to controversial plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the dolphin hot-spot of the Moray Firth are ramping up their online campaign.
Marine service group James Fisher and Sons said yesterday its offshore oil division, which includes operations in the north-east, had shown good resilience in a challenging economic climate.