West Loch Tarbert, Argyll, PA29 6YF


Type: Pier
Harbour owner: CMAL
Harbour operator: CALMAC
Ferry operator(s): CALMAC
Local Calmac office: 01880 730 253 /
Tourist Information Centre: 0870 720 0629


  • Pier
  • Vehicle marshalling area
  • Car park nearby
  • Linkspan
  • Passenger gangway
  • Second berth with fixed ramp vehicle access
  • Bus stop at terminal building
  • Terminal building with ticket office, waiting room, toilets and vending machines


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  • Kennacraig - Port Ellen & Port Askaig

CMAL does not decide ferry routes, this is the responsibility of the ferry operator. Routes are liable to change at any time and this list may not be accurate. Please always check the ferry operators website for the latest information.

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N 55.806732, W -5.483240

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News related to this location

Autumn e-newsletter now available

17 September 2010

Our autumn eNewsletter has been issued and is now available to view online in English and Gaelic. The bulletin includes stories on: Launch of MV Finlaggan in Poland, update on harbour works at Port Ellen and Kennacraig, launch of our Gaelic language plan and a welcome to our team member Yvonne Lynch.

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Notice to Mariners: West Loch Tarbert - Kennacraig ground investigation works

31 August 2010

Complete   Mariners are advised that Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has contracted Fugro Seacore Ltd to undertake ground investigation works at Kennacraig. A marine ground investigation will be taking place in West Loch Tarbert, in the vicinity of the ferry terminal at Kennacraig from 12th September until 30th September 2010.

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Port Ellen and Kennacraig Port developments updates - presentation from public meetings

12 August 2010

Public meetings were held at Ramsay Hall, Port Ellen on 9th Aug 2010, and Templar Art & Leisure Centre, Tarbert on 10th Aug 2010 to update the public on the progress of improvements to Port Ellen and Kennacraig harbours. The meetings included an update on technical progress, ongoing and recently completed works, and project programmes and budgets.

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Public Meeting - Port Ellen and Kennacraig Port developments updates

30 July 2010

Following further development of the plans for improvements to Port Ellen & Kennacraig harbours, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) would like to invite you to attend a public meeting at either Port Ellen and/or Tarbert to provide an update on the projects which will deliver improved berthing facilities and will accommodate the new vessel MV Finlaggan.

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