New vessel for Islay

In April 2018, Scottish Ministers announced that Islay would be next in line for a new ferry to replace the…

Tiree pierhead

Work underway to return pierhead 27 September 2019 Work to return the old pierhead to operational use is well underway…

Armadale and Mallaig

More clarity needed on vessel requirements 19 August 2020 Consideration of the outcomes of the Armadale and Mallaig ferry terminals…

Lochaline upgrade programme

Project update 3 July 2020 We are adhering strictly to the six-step restart plan agreed between the Scottish Government and…

Gourock Ferry Terminal redevelopment

A project to deliver a modern, reliable and resilient lifeline passenger ferry service between Gourock and Dunoon.  The Gourock Harbour Infrastructure &…

Skye Triangle Infrastructure

  Welcome to the Skye Triangle Infrastructure Programme page.  Overall programme updates and progress will be published in this section,…

102m dual fuel ferries

Further delay to vessels August 2020 Following the statement made in parliament about the delay to the dual fuel ferries,…

CMAL Civils Maintenance Projects – Update Summer 2020

PM BUL 001 Footpath, Handrailling & Lighting Improvement Works at Dearg Phort CMAL have completed the contract to upgrade the…

Buildings & Property Projects

CMAL has an in house Chartered Surveyor who is responsible for managing and maintaining the Building and Property assets around…

Lochmaddy

Further delay to Lochmaddy Project 9 November 2020 Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has today announced that the delivery of the…

Tarbert

  Work at Tarbert Ferry Terminal progressing well 15th October 2020 Following the 12-week construction shut down caused by the…

Uig

Invitation to Tender issued for Uig Harbour works 9 November 2020 The Highland Council is inviting contractors with interest in…

Coll and Tiree linkspan replacement

New linkspan installed at Tiree 14th March 2020 A new linkspan has been installed at Tiree Ferry Terminal and the…

Oban linkspan replacement

Project update 14 March 2019 You can watch our timelapse video of the new linkspan being transported to Oban on…

Colintraive and Rhubodach Slipways Reconstruction

Project Update 5th December 2018 A time-lapse video of the slipway reconstruction work.   Project Update 18th October 2018 We…

MV Catriona

MV Catriona was delivered 6 weeks ahead of schedule. MV Catriona was handed over to CalMac Ferries Ltd by Ferguson…

Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal

Wemyss Bay reopened – 24 March 2016 Services to Rothesay reopened for travel again on Friday 25th March 2016 in…

Brodick Ferry Terminal

Post Construction Q&A Following the completion of redevelopment works at Brodick Ferry Terminal, CMAL have reviewed the questions and answers…

Hybrid Ferries Project

History of our hybrid ferries Read more on MV Hallaig Read more on MV Lochinvar Read an update on the…

MV LOCH SEAFORTH

MV LOCH SEAFORTH sailed her maiden voyage on 13th February 2015 on her route between Storonway and Ullapool. Project Update:…

MV FINLAGGAN

Project overview Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) built a new ferry which is operated by CalMac Ferries Ltd (CFL) on…

Largs Pier Redevelopment

CMAL completed a £6m project to rebuild the historic pier in Largs, Ayrshire, and was officially re-opened by The Princess…

Locharanza Sea Wall

Works to reconstruct the sea wall  at Lochranza ferry terminal is now complete. The rock armour to the slipway was…

Small Ferries Project

The Small Ferries Project is a unique study to establish how best to design and build a fleet of small…

Kennacraig Harbour: Sunken Barge Removal

Work was being undertaken at Kennacraig to remove the sunken barge from near the ferry berth. The five week project…

Port Ellen and Kennacraig Port improvements

Work is being undertaken at Port Ellen and Kennacraig harbours which will deliver improved berthing facilities and accommodate the MV…

MV Lochinvar

Project overview We ran a naming competition to choose the name for our second hybrid ferry and the results were…

MV Hallaig

Project overview The build of the first hybrid ferry began in January 2012 when Mrs Marylyn Lynne Johnston, wife of our…