• NTM 17/20 – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

    There is currently a significant outbreak of a novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting China and an increasing number of other countries (see list of current risk area) which has resulted in cases of i

  • UPDATE ON NTM 15/20 – WEST LOCH TARBERT, CORRAN POINT QG, LIGHT EXTINGUISHED

    With reference to NTM 15/20 which is now cancelled, this update NTM provides a correction to AtON position. Mariners are advised the following AtoN light located on West Loch Tarbert, Corran Point is

  • NTM 15/20 WEST LOCH TARBERT, CORRAN POINT QG, LIGHT EXTINGUISHED

    Mariners are advised the following AtoN light located on West Loch Tarbert, Corran Point is reported extinguished. Location description:       Corran Point. West Loch Tarbert Latitude:                

  • COMMUNITY MEETINGS FOR NEW ISLAY FERRY

    Two meetings will be held in Islay to engage with communities on the requirements and specification of a new ferry to operate between Kennacraig and Islay. Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) wi

  • RE-SCHEDULED TIREE LINKSPAN CLOSURE DATE CONFIRMED

    The linkspan at Tiree Ferry Terminal will close on Friday 28 February for a linkspan replacement project, Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL has confirmed. The linkspan will re-open on Saturday

  • NEW GROUP FORMED TO SUPPORT IMPROVED FERRY SERVICES

    A new group has been established to facilitate engagement with Gourock and Dunoon ferry users to support the enhancement of services by the replacement of vessels and upgrading of harbour infrastructu

  • PROPOSED DATE FOR TIREE LINKSPAN CLOSURE

    The linkspan at Tiree Ferry Terminal is likely to close on 28 February for three weeks to accommodate a linkspan replacement project, which was postponed due to adverse weather. The linkspan was origi

  • NTM 14/20 COLONSAY FERRY TERMINAL FENDER INSPECTION DIVE SURVEY

      Latitude 56º 4.139′ North (WGS-84 datum) Longitude 006º 10.986′ West (WGS-84 datum)   Mariners are advised that weather permitting a dive survey will be undertaken on or around 20 February

  • TIREE LINKSPAN CLOSURE POSTPONED

    Plans to replace the linkspan at Tiree Ferry Terminal have been postponed to allow the delivery of essential goods to the island, which has been affected by recent storms. The linkspan was due to be o

  • GREEN LIGHT FOR GOUROCK LINKSPAN PROJECT

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) is progressing a project to extend the life of the linkspan at Gourock Ferry Terminal. The £2.5 million project will involve repairs to the linkspan support s

  • CMAL CEO RESPONSE TO FERRY INQUIRY

    Statement from CMAL’s chief executive, Kevin Hobbs, in response to evidence heard at the Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee on Wednesday 5th February. Kevin Hobbs, chief executive, Caledon

  • NTM 13/20 CANCELLATION OF NTM 10/20

    Mariners are advised the following AtoN lights located at Lochaline and Fishnish, Sound of Mull have now been re-established. Location description:         Sound of Mull. Fishnish Ferry Slipway Latitu

  • NTM 12/20 CANCELLATION OF NTM 07/20

    Mariners are advised the following AtoN light located on the approach to Bullhole, Sound of Iona, Isle of Mull has now been re-established. Location description:         Sound of Iona. Bull Hole Appro

  • NTM 11/20 SLIPWAY REPAIR WORKS CLAONAIG FERRY TERMINAL

    Latitude 55º 45.027′ North (WGS-84 datum) Longitude 005º 23.283′ West (WGS-84 datum)   Mariners are advised that works to repair the toe of the ferry slipway at Claonaig Ferry Slipway, Skipness,

  • LINKSPAN NUMBER TWO AT OBAN HARBOUR REOPENS

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has returned linkspan number two at Oban Harbour to full service yesterday (Monday 3 February) on schedule, following a planned 10-day closure. The linkspan w

  • NTM 10/20 LOCHALINE AND FISHNISH SOUND OF MULL AtoN LIGHTS EXTINGUISHED

    Mariners are advised the following AtoN lights located at Lochaline and Fishnish, Sound of Mull are reported to be extinguished. Location description:         Sound of Mull. Fishnish Ferry Slipway Lat

  • NTM 09/20 SLIPWAY REPAIR WORKS LOCHRANZA FERRY TERMINAL

    Latitude 55º 42.511′ North (WGS-84 datum) Longitude 005º 18.081′ West (WGS-84 datum)   Mariners are advised that works to repair the toe of the ferry slipway at Lochranza Ferry Terminal, Isle of

  • NTM 07/20 BULLHOLE APPROACH, SOUND OF IONA Fl G 5s, LIGHT MISSING

    Mariners are advised the following AtoN light located on the approach to Bullhole, Sound of Iona, Isle of Mull is reported missing. Location description:         Sound of Iona. Bull Hole Approach Lati

  • STATEMENT ON DUAL FUEL FERRIES CONTRACT

    Statement from CMAL’s chief executive Kevin Hobbs regarding the dual fuel ferries contract. “First and foremost, I want to be clear: all CMAL want to do is deliver two lifeline vessels to island commu

  • No. SN/07 Tobermory Ferry Terminal Isle of Mull Berthing Limitations

    Latitude 56º 37.376′ North (WGS-84 datum) Longitude 006º 3.824′ West (WGS-84 datum) Mariners are reminded of limitations on the Mishnish Pier, Tobermory Ferry Terminal, Isle of Mull, for vessels inten