Name our new ferry

Voting is now open to name the first of our two 102 metre dual fuel ferries. The shortlist has been put forward by the CMAL Board and the Scottish Government with help from the Clyde River Steamer Club to reflect the ferry's Scottish roots. The ferry, currently known as Hull 801, is earmarked for Arran so all names are inspired by Arran's history and geography.

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Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd own the ferries, ports and harbours and infrastructure necessary for vital ferry services serving the West coast of Scotland and the Clyde Estuary. We aim to provide efficient, cost-effective and safe ferries, harbours and port infrastructure for operators, communities and users in and around Scotland.

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CMAL owns 32 ferries and leases one further ferry.  The vessels are leased to the current operator, CalMac Ferries Ltd, on routes to the islands and peninsulas of the west of Scotland, except for the MV CANNA, which is operated by Rathlin Island Ferries Ltd …


CMAL owns and leases piers, harbours and properties around Scotland as well as owning the ferries operated by Calmac Ferries in the Firth of Clyde and around the Hebrides …