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CMAL: Contract Finalised For Two New Ferries For The Little Minch

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has confirmed the signing of the Bank Refund Guarantee (BRG) for two new vessels for the Little Minch routes between Uig, Lochmaddy and Tarbert (Harris). Work to build the ferries will now begin at Cemre Marin …
Feb 6, 2023 / Curious

First Major Build Milestone For Islay Ferries

The construction of two new ferries for Islay is officially underway after the first piece of steel was cut on Monday (3 October 2022). The steel-cutting ceremony took place at Cemre Marin Endustri shipyard in Turkey, where the two vessels are being …
Oct 5, 2022 / Vessels

New CalMac Ferries to be built outside Scotland

Government owned shipyard not invited to bid for new Islay ferriesScottish Government owned Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has announced that four shipyards have been invited to bid for the contract to build two new Caledonian MacBrayne …
Sep 16, 2021 / Vessels

AqualisBraemar LOC joins hydrogen fuel-cell vessel project

AqualisBraemar LOC has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing an emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry – a first for Europe. This is part of HYSEAS III, a Horizon 2020 funded …
Jun 8, 2021 / Curious

CMAL launches small vessel replacement programme

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL), in partnership with Transport Scotland and CalMac, is commencing a major programme to replace up to seven small ‘loch class’ vessels serving the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services (CHFS) network.A strategic …
Feb 24, 2021 / Vessels

CMAL Harbour Projects Back On Track

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has resumed all harbour upgrade and maintenance projects following the Covid-19 lockdown.Work to restart projects began in early June as a phased approach, in line with the Scottish Government’s guidance for the …
Aug 26, 2020 / Curious

CMAL: Contract awarded for Scotland’s First LNG Bunkering Facilities

Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has awarded a contract to KC LNG, Kosan Crisplant’s division under MAKEEN Energy, to design and install Scotland’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facilities at Uig and Ardrossan.When completed, …
Apr 3, 2020 / Curious

Scotish Government: Ferguson Marine Shipyard to be taken into public control

The Scottish Government has reached an agreement with administrators to take the Ferguson Marine shipyard in Port Glasgow into public control.The agreement will enable completion of the two ferries being built there for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd …
Aug 20, 2019 / Curious

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, Orkney and Lerwick.They had …
Mar 27, 2019 / Vessels