Inverlussa Marine Services was awarded the contract to tow a 550ton "SeaMate" barge from Inverness to Loch Torridon on the West Coast. Helen Burnie carried out the tow in good time, safely handing the barge to the mooring contractor on the Sunday morning.

Margaret Sinclair was chartered to deploy ADCP tidal meters up to 12 miles west of Islay for SSE Renewables, the job was a huge success considering the exposed location and tidal current which the area is renowned for.