Mowi Scotland worker died at Kyle of Lochalsh near Kyleakin feed plant

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Police not treating death as suspicious.

On Wednesday, SalmonBusiness reported that a workplace incident resulted in a fatality of a man at one of the Mowi Scotland’s sea sites on Tuesday.

Mowi Scotland Communications Director Ian Roberts wrote: “We are all devastated with this news, and our deepest thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues at this time.

“Respecting that an investigation into this incident is ongoing, no further information can be provided at this time,“ he added.

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Scotland Police confirmed this and told SalmonBusiness that the accident happened near Mowi Scotland’s GBP 125 million fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye: “Around 3.50 pm on Tuesday 18th, February, police received a report of a man in the water in the Kyle of Lochalsh area. He was recovered from the water and taken to Broadford Hospital where he was pronounced dead.”

“We are liaising with the relevant authorities including the Marine Accident Investigation Board to establish the circumstances, however, the death is not being treated as suspicious and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal,” added Scotland Police.