MV Loch Shira

Ferry Specification

General

Type: Steel DSMV
Built: 2006
Launched: 8th Dec 2006
Entered Service: 2nd June 2007
Owner: CMAL
Operator: Calmac Ferries Ltd.

Dimensions

Length: 54.27m
Breadth: 13.90m
Draught: 1.80m
Gross Tonnage: 230t

Capacity

Passengers: 250
Cars: 24
Commercial: N/A
   

Technical specification

Built by: Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd, Port Glasgow, Yard 721
Engine builders: Main Enines: 2 x 559bkW at 1800rpm. Auxilary Generators: Cummins / Stamford, 113 Kw. Propulsion Units: Voith 16 R5 rated at 540 Kw at 625 rpm
Machinery: N/A
Hoist & lifts: N/A

Additional details

Speed: 10kts
Callsign: MQPQ9
Registered: Glasgow
Gaelic Name: Loch Siora

Live Tracking

Live tracking for this vessel

Tracking is not available for all vessels. Tracking is provided by a 3rd party service. CMAL is not responsible for the punctuality or timetable of the ferry, this is the responsibility of the operator.

News items related to this ferry

HRH The Princess Royal re-opens Largs Pier

10 September 2009

HRH The Princess Royal has officially re-opened the historic pier in the popular Ayrshire seaside town of Largs following CMAL’s £6M project to safeguard the future of the pier. HRH The Princess Royal was cheered by hundreds of locals from Largs and the Isle of Cumbrae as she arrived to perform the opening ceremony on the pier which was originally built in 1834.

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HRH Princess Royal to re-open Largs Pier

27 July 2009

HRH The Princess Royal is set to re-open the historic pier in the popular Ayrshire seaside town of Largs later this summer. Princess Anne will perform the opening ceremony on Thursday 10th September following CMAL’s £6M project to safeguard the future of the pier, which was originally built in 1834.

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Work continues to rebuild Largs Pier in Ayrshire

12 June 2009

The £6M project to rebuild the historic pier in the popular Ayrshire seaside town is now due for completion by mid August 2009. The reconstruction works are just three weeks behind schedule, primarily due to problems encountered when the contractor, George Leslie Ltd, uncovered Victorian wooden sheet piles in the old pier structure.

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