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Only two bidders are left for the Northern Isles ferry contract © Maritime Photographic

Only two bidders are left for the Northern Isles ferry contract © Maritime Photographic

FRS pulls out of running for Scotland’s next Northern Isles ferry contract

Online Member Access May 11 2019

FerryThe only non-Scottish ferry operator to bid for Scotland’s next Northern Isles ferry contract – Germany’s international ferry operator Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS) – has pulled out of the bidding leaving the way clear for the GBP 370 million contract to be awarded to current operator Serco NorthLink Ferries or Government-owned CalMac Ferries. The contract is to operate ferry services linking the Scottish mainland; from Aberdeen and Scrabster, with the Orkney and Shetland islands.

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CMHI signs cruise ship order with Shanghai Style Cruise Industry Development

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