Coastguard officer recognised in New Year Honours

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An administrative officer at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) in Stornoway has been recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Vivien MacKenzie is an Administrative Officer at Stornoway and is recognised with a BEM for her support with fishing safety. She has worked for the MCA for more than 20 years and in that time has built up strong relationships within the industry.

Vivien, who lives in Stornoway, said: “I am honoured and delighted to receive this award in recognition of my role within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency team at Stornoway, supporting the under 15 metre fishing vessel safety inspection regime throughout Scotland and Northern Ireland.”