• Connecting Kerrera — island link gets £1.7m upgrade

    CMAL’s Ruairidh Campbell explains how improvements to the ferry facilities at Kerrera and Gallanach will have a positive impact on freight, tourism and the island’s community. http://www.cmassets.co.u

  • Kerrera slipway and breakwater upgrade completed

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has completed an upgrade to the ferry berthing facilities for the island of Kerrera. The work, which began in January 2016, included an extension of the slipw

  • Lochranza Ferry Terminal – dredging and fender modifications

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) is pleased to announce that Glasgow-based civil engineering contractor, George Leslie Limited, has been appointed to undertake improvement works at Lochranza

  • CMAL wins prestigious international award

    CMAL has won the Electric and Hybrid Propulsion System of the Year award for a second time, for MV Catriona at the Electric & Hybrid Marine Awards 2016 in Amsterdam. The ceremony, hosted at the 20

  • CMAL launches a consultation on updated Gaelic Language Plan

    Members of the public with an interest in promoting the use of Gaelic have until 29th July to have their say on Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd’s updated Gaelic Language Plan 2016 t0 2019. Gaelic is wi

  • CMAL awards Passenger Access System contract for Brodick Ferry Terminal

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded Adelte the contract for the Passenger Access System (PAS) as part of the overall redevelopment project at Brodick Ferry Terminal. Adelte will manage t

  • CMAL welcomes announcement of CalMac as preferred tenderer for CHFS contract

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has welcomed the announcement today of the preferred tenderer for the next contract to operate the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services (CHFS). The contract, lasting

  • Propulsion Package For Dual-Fuel Ferries Awarded to Wartsila

    Finnish manufacturer Wartsila has been selected to provide the propulsion machinery packages for two new 100m dual-fuel ferries. Wartsila manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in

  • Gallanach Slipway Extension

    Below is a timelapse video of work undertaken to extend the slipway and breakwater at Gallanach. Work at Kerrera will take place in June, towards the end of the project.  

  • Port Ellen closure postponed

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) regrets to announce that the repair work at Port Ellen Ferry Terminal has been postponed until Autumn 2016.  The port’s linkspan is being replaced and cylinders a

  • Brodick Ferry Terminal Redevelopment ‐ Project Update April 2016

    CMAL’s principal contractor, George Leslie Ltd, started work at Brodick Ferry Terminal on Monday 11th January 2016. As noted in CMAL’s public meeting of 3rd December 2015, the works are being delivere

  • CMAL announces completion of upgrade to Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) has completed a six month construction programme at Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal and ferry services will re-start on Good Friday (25 March).  The harbour has und

  • Kerrera – Gallanach ferry resumes freight service

    A major milestone was reached on Monday 29th February when the Kerrera Ferry resumed carrying freight.  Our contractor, George Leslie Ltd, has undertaken works to extend both slipways, removing the ti

  • Wemyss Bay to reopen for Easter

    CalMac services to Rothesay will restart from Wemyss Bay on Good Friday (March 25). The pier has been closed for six months for essential repairs with services diverted to Gourock but will reopen for

  • Rothesay Public Drop in Session – Postponed to 10th March

    Please note this week’s “drop in” session as previously scheduled for Thursday, 3rd March has been postponed. The session has been rescheduled for Thursday 10th of March, 6pm in the Green Tree Room at

  • CMAL appoints new Chief Executive

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Hobbs.  Kevin, who currently owns a ports, marine logistics and shipping consultancy, ha

  • Colintraive and Rhubodach Slipways Reconstruction Presentation

    Presentation by Ruairidh Campbell of CMAL delivered to Colintraive and Glendaruel Community Council on Monday, 15th February, 2016 at 7.30 pm held at Colintraive Village Hall. Click here to download t

  • First steel cut on new ferries

    Two 100-metre vessels to be built on the Clyde. The Minister for Transport and Islands has marked the formal start of construction of two new 100-metre ferries for the Clyde and Hebrides network at Fe

  • First milestone reached on CMAL’s new dual-fuel ferries

    Steel was cut today for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd’s two new ferries being built by Ferguson Marine Engineering Ltd (FMEL), marking the start of construction on the £97 million vessels. The steel-

  • Dual Fuel Ferry presentation

    CMAL met with Community Councillors in North Uist this month to deliver a presentation on the two new 100 metre dual fuel ferries.  A copy of the presentation is available here (Powerpoint 3mb). The f