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Articles from April 2010

Work set to begin to remove sunken barge from Kennacraig Harbour

22 April 2010

Travellers using Kennacraig Ferry Terminal will soon see a new sight in the waters as work gets underway to remove a sunken barge near the ferry berth. Marine contractors Herbosch-Kiere will be using a large working barge, Waasland, to excavate and remove the old Thames barge which sank in the 1970’s. Project managed by consultant engineers Halcrow, the five week project will get underway at the beginning of May.

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Port Ellen Update

19 April 2010

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) is to continue work which could see the MV Finlaggan, bound for Islay next spring, berth at Port Ellen. The new ferry, currently under construction in Poland, will be accommodated at Kennacraig and Port Askaig.

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Public Meeting for Port Ellen and Kennacraig

16 April 2010

CMAL are holding further public meetings to discuss the planned works at Port Ellen and Kennacraig Ferry Terminals. The meetings will be an opportunity for those interested in the progress of the projects but who missed the talks held earlier in the month to hear about the works that will commence in 2010, including infrastructure improvements at Port Ellen and works to accommodate the new ferry at Kennacraig, as well as an update of the current status of the long term redevelopment plans.

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MV Finlaggan update: latest photos

12 April 2010

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