Grounding of Pentland Ferries vessel mv Pentalina on 29 April 2023: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

  1. Please supply any and all correspondence regarding the grounding of Pentland Ferries vessel mv Pentalina near St Margaret's Hope Pier on April 29 this year.
  2. Please also provide any and all attachments/appendixes to the above correspondence.
  3. Please provide Transport Minister Kevin Stewart's note on the incident involving mv Pentalina, sent via email to the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, among others, on April 30 (referred to on page 12 of the attached FOI response).


Please find the information we hold in relation to the first two parts of your request in Annex A (Appendices A – Q).

The attachments requested in part three of your request are found in Annex B (Appendices R – S).

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