Death onboard MV “British Explorer” - Stornoway

About 9.28am yesterday morning (Sunday), Stornoway Police were called to the BP Tanker ‘British Explorer’ where the death of a 53 year old crew member had been reported.

With the assistance of the RNLI Lifeboat, police officers were conveyed to the vessel.

Following enquiries a report is to be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.