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Background to closure of Old Pierhead, Gott Bay Pier, Tiree

27 April 2011

CMAL have taken the precautionary step of closing the Old Pierhead section of the Gott Bay Pier, Tiree, to all vessels, following an engineering inspection of the fendering. The fendering is in dangerous condition and as a result the Old Pierhead area of the pier will be closed to all vessels until repairs can be undertaken.

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Works at Craignure Passenger Gangway

20 April 2011

Works continue to install a replacement passenger gangway at Craignure Pier. It is anticipated that the new gangway will be available for passenger use from Monday 25th April, subject to good progress over the next few days. The volume of work undertaken in a short time has been considerable & our contractors are committed to having the new gangway available for passenger use as soon as possible. Thanks to all for their continued patience in this matter and apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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CMAL invites Ullapool residents to hear proposals for Ullapool – Stornoway ferry route

19 April 2011

Following an assessment of ferry provision on the Ullapool – Stornoway route, Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL), along with colleagues from CalMac Ferries and Scottish Government, will be holding an event on 20th April at 6.30pm, for local residents to hear more about potential future options for the Ullapool – Stornoway ferry service.

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Kennacraig Terminal Upgrade Phase - Progress - April 2011

15 April 2011

Construction of the berthing dolphin at Kennacraig has progressed well in the last month. Graham Construction have now completed all the concreting works to the main structure and following a period of curing for the concrete, they will start attaching the fenders, bollards, copes, ladders and lights.

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MV Finlaggan completes sea trials in Gdansk

07 April 2011

Following the launch of the MV FINLAGGAN in Gdansk last summer, the vessel has now been fitted out and recently undertook an extensive six day sea trial programme ahead of her arrival in the UK in May.

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