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Solway Harvester to be Scrapped On-land

Vessel to be Scrapped instead of Sunk at Sea

It’s been decided that the Solway Harvester, which has been docked in Douglas harbour for the past 9 years is to be scrapped on Island.

 

There is however a further delay that is preventing this from happening, as harbour officials must first wait to see if the vessel is needed as evidence.


The decision to scrap the vessel came after it was deemed there were too many implications, both financial and otherwise in re-sinking it at sea.

Listen To The audio to hear what Transport Minister David Anderson said about the situation.


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