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SAAREMAA I Enters Service On Matane – Baie-Comeau – Godbout

Société des traversiers du Québec will finally have a ferry to relieve FÉLIX-ANTOINE-SAVARD, which in its turn was a stop-gap solution for the ill-fated F. -A. -GAUTHIER.

The latter experienced engine damage in December. The dual-fuel LNG ferry built by Fincantieri in 2010 is still being repaired

Calmac Set To Take Over Gourock – Kilcreggan Route

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According to reports, CalMac will take over the Gourock – Kilcreggan Route from Greenock-based firm Clyde Marine ‘within weeks’.

The route is currently the responsibility of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) but talks are continuing over the transfer of power to Transport Scotland, which is expected to award a contract to CalMac to operate the service.

Further Delays To Two New £100 Million Calmac Ferries Have Been Officially Confirmed

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  • GLEN SANNOX is late 13 months, sister vessel, Hull 802 is 19 months behind schedule.
  • Shipyard Ferguson and CMAL are currently in dispute over the problem-hit project.
  • The shipbuilder wants more money to complete the order, claiming that major changes have been made to the designs.
  • The delay was announced in the Scottish Parliament.