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Hybrid Ferry, Hallaig, Sea Trials

19 August 2013

HALLAIG has recently undergone a successful initial set of sea trials. The trials were to prove the various systems, speeds and equipment on board. The ship even operated for a time on the batteries alone, achieving her design speed, and the sense of a ship moving through the water almost silently was a little disconcerting at first for those on board. Immediately people christened this the ‘stealth mode’.

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Tags: Hallaig, Hybrid Ferry
Categories: Press

CMAL nominated for Europe wide environmental award

24 June 2013

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd has been nominated for a prestigious Sustainable Energy Europe Award, as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week, for their innovative work on the Hybrid Ferry project.

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Tags: Press Release
Categories: Press

Gourock Ferry Terminal - Linkspan Lifting Cylinder Replacement

12 June 2013

To ensure passenger safety, CMAL needs to undertake urgent remedial work on the Gourock Linkspan to install two permanent working platforms at the front and rear and to remove, refurbish and replace both of the lifting cylinders. Due to the age and nature of the linkspan, it has to be closed while this work is being done and there will be no passenger access from 14th to 22nd June (inclusive).

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Tags: Gourock
Categories: Press, Piers and harbours

Second hybrid ferry launches on the Clyde

23 May 2013

A cutting edge ferry, which is the second of two unique ‘hybrid’ vessels, was launched on the Clyde today at Ferguson's shipyard in Port Glasgow. The ferries are being built following a Scottish Government investment worth over £20 million, which has continued the proud heritage and tradition of shipbuilding on the Clyde.

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Kennacraig Phase 2 Upgrade Works - Appointment of Contractor

14 May 2013

Following completion of the tendering process where seven contractors took part. We would like to advise you that the successful tenderer for the above works is McLaughlin Harvey Ltd.

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