The 1986-built Hebridean Isles is one of two ferries to be replaced by new ships on the Islay service

Source: CalMac

Scotland’s premier ferry company plans to award its next, major shipbuilding contract to a non-UK yard. Detailed tenders for two vessels to serve the Islay route in the Hebrides have been invited by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) from four builders in Poland, Romania and Turkey. The new ferries will be ...

This is premium content

Already a member? SIGN IN now


Sign up for FREE to continue reading!

Want to read more before deciding on a subscription? It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the shipping sector
  • Full access to our news archive
  • Live and archived webinars, podcasts and videos
  • Articles on innovations and current trends in the shipping industry
  • Our extensive archive of data, research and intelligence

Get more free content sign up today

Ready to subscribe? Choose from one of our subscription packages for unlimited access!