Two Freight Ferries Purchased for CMAL Fleet

Two Freight Ferries Purchased for CMAL Fleet

The two freight ferries that serve the Northern Isles network have been purchased by the Scottish Government. Sister vessels, the MV Helliar and MV Hildasay, operate on the lifeline routes from Aberdeen to Kirkwall, …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
CMAL: Minister unveils new £30 million Brodick Ferry Terminal (Video)

CMAL: Minister unveils new £30 million Brodick Ferry Terminal (Video)

Official opening ceremony led by Derek Mackay MSP Fit-for-the-future terminal will support economy for 50 years Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay officially opened the new Brodick …
Apr 13, 2018 /  Curious
MV Glen Sannox - UK’s first LNG passenger ferry launched on the Clyde (Video)

MV Glen Sannox - UK’s first LNG passenger ferry launched on the Clyde (Video)

The UK’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) passenger ferry was launched yesterday (Tuesday 21st November 2017) on the Clyde by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The 102-metre, roll-on/roll-off vehicle passenger …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Vessels
CMAL awards new Kerrera ferry contract to Shetland boatbuilder

CMAL awards new Kerrera ferry contract to Shetland boatbuilder

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded the £200,000 contract to build a replacement ferry for the island of Kerrera to Malakoff Limited of Lerwick in Shetland. The ferry, which will maintain the link …
Jul 4, 2017 /  Vessels
CMAL announces name of first LNG ferry - Glen Sannox

CMAL announces name of first LNG ferry - Glen Sannox

MV GLEN SANNOX has been chosen as the name for Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited’s (CMAL) new dual fuel ferry. MV GLEN SANNOX was a landslide winner among a shortlist of four names, receiving nearly 50% of the …
Jun 1, 2017 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä to power first UK dual-fuel new build vessels

Wärtsilä to power first UK dual-fuel new build vessels

The first ever UK domestic dual-fuelled newbuild vessels will feature fully integrated Wärtsilä propulsion machinery packages. Wärtsilä will also supply extended engineering and site support …
May 9, 2016 /  Curious