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from John Kinsman of St Monans Coastwatch, Fife CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE TO REDUCE ITS PLASTIC WASTE FURTHER A ferry operator is to stop using plastic cups, individual milk portions and sauce sachets to reduce the waste in produces. Caledonian MacBrayne announced earlier this year it was replacing plastic straws with paper ones on all its sailings. …

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from John Kinsman, Coastwatch St Monans POLICE TO INVESTIGATE NANCY GLEN SINKING A criminal investigation is being held into the sinking of a fishing vessel in which two fishermen died. The Nancy Glen went down in Loch Fyne, near Tarbert on January 18 2018. Duncan MacDougal 46, and Przemek Krawczyk 38 who lived in the …

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by John Kinsman –¬†Marine Correspondent New counter terrorism ship named A new counter terrorist Royal Navy ship has been officially named. The River class offshore patrol vessel was given the title HMS Trent by its sponsor Pamela Potts. She released a bottle ¬†of gin from the Nelson Gin Distillery and Gin School in Stafford against …