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John Lawrie completes MV Kaami decommissioning at Kishorn

3 July 2020

Aberdeen headquartered metal waste recycling and processing firm John Lawrie Metals has confirmed the successful completion of a first-of-its-kind project in partnership with Kishorn Port Limited (KPL). The project involved the downsizing and recycling of the MV Kaami, a general cargo vessel recovered six miles off the north west coast of Skye after running aground in March.

Working to European ship recycling and SEPA regulations, John Lawrie’s team from its Evanton base in Easter Ross successfully carried out decommissioning work including the downsizing of the full structure, recovering 1,200te of material which has already been shipped for processing and recycling.

The project team, consisting of six onsite with additional HSEQ and project support from the company’s Aberdeen headquarters, was mobilised on Monday 18th May with the project reaching completion on Tuesday 30th June, just six weeks later. Read more…


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