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The 1988-built ISLE OF MULL is one of the older vessels in the CalMac fleet © Maritime Photographic

The 1988-built ISLE OF MULL is one of the older vessels in the CalMac fleet © Maritime Photographic

CalMac reports major profit increase after year of record passenger numbers – but has to spend a further GBP 9 million on this year’s winter refits

Online Member Access Nov 04 2019

FerryDavid MacBrayne Ltd (DML), the Scottish transport and logistics specialist that operates Clyde and Western Isles ferry operator CalMac has recorded a significant increase in profits on the back of record passenger numbers for the year ended 31 March 2019. However, CalMac, the UK’s largest domestic ferry operator, has had to find a further GBP 9 million to carry out its winter fleet maintenance drydocking programme for 2019/20.

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CAROLINE RUSS didn't return to service after the Christmas break. © J.J. Jager

P&O Ferries has discontinued its Calais-Tilbury freight-only service

Online Member Access Jan 16 2020

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Hand-over ceremony of STENA EDDA on 15 January. © Stena RoRo

Stena takes delivery of second E-Flexer

Jan 16 2020

FerryHot on the heels of the introduction of STENA ESTRID on the Holyhead-Dublin route, Stena Line has taken delivery...

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Hand-over ceremony of STENA EDDA on 15 January. © Stena RoRo

Stena takes delivery of second E-Flexer

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WORLD EXPLORER was delivered in July 2019. © Mystic Cruises

Mystic orders four more Explorer Class Polar expedition vessels

Online Member Access Jan 15 2020

Hellenic Seaways's NISSOS CHIOS will take up service as Blue Star Ferries' BLUE STAR CHIOS following her drydocking. © George Giannakis

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Online Member Access Jan 15 2020

The 2019-built EXPRESS 4 is Moslinjen's most recent addition to the fleet. In October last year, Molslinjen ordered an Austal 115m ro-pax catamaran for its Bornholmslinjen division. © Marko Stampehl

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FAROS is the former STELIOS FILIAGKOS. © Nikias Ioannidis

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