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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2028: tabled on 29 January 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that the West Highlands yard in Kishorn has secured its first major oil and gas industry contract in more than 40 years; further notes Kishorn port is preparing for the arrival of the world's biggest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, the Ocean GreatWhite, for service work; recognises that the Ocean GreatWhite weighs more than 600,000 tonnes and that the platform was one of the world's largest floating concrete structures; congratulates Alasdair Ferguson, a director of Kishorn Port Ltd, and others, for the years of hard work that has awoken this sleeping giant on the West Coast; and acknowledges the potential for economic development that the rejuvenation of Kishorn port brings to not only the West Coast of Scotland but also to those in communities further afield.