Petitioner: Greg Fullarton on behalf of Cromarty Rising
17 February 2017
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to ensure that environmental legislation in Scotland is sufficient to prevent ship-to-ship transfers of crude oil in environmentally sensitive locations, such as the Inner Moray Firth, and to enhance the accountability of trust port boards to their stakeholders.
16 March 2017: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the UK Harbour Masters’ Association. Link to Official Report 16 March 2017
- Do you believe that environmental legislation should prevent ship-to-ship oil transfers in environmentally sensitive locations?
- Have you been involved in campaigning against a proposed transfer or seeking to hold a trust port board to account? What are your experiences of these things?
- Do you agree that ship-to-ship oil transfers pose risks to wildlife and local economies?