Controversial plans to transfer millions of tonnes of crude oil between tankers at the mouth of the Cromarty Firth - allegedly threatening dolphins and other marine life - have been scrapped.
ship to ship
The Scottish Government has been challenged to “get off the fence” and publicly ban controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers in environmentally sensitive waters such as the Moray Firth.
An online campaign against controversial ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Moray Firth has broken the 20,000 barrier.
Port chiefs have hit back at objectors' claims the have scored a "victory" in the battle against controversial plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Cromarty Firth.