REVEALED: Officials’ secret talks on moving troubled new CalMac ferries to different shipyard for completionREVEALED: Officials’ secret talks on moving troubled new CalMac ferries to different shipyard for completion

The Sunday Post can reveal talks were held between Transport Scotland and Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) on the time and cost implications of such a move as part of “risk mitigation”. The Ferguson Marine shipyard in Port Glasgow, the last commercial shipyard on the Clyde, won the £97 million contract to build the ferries […]

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When Is A Green Ship Not A Green Ship?When Is A Green Ship Not A Green Ship?

When it an SNP ordered ship SCOTLAND’S NEW ‘ECO’ FERRIES MAY INCREASE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS Scotland’s new publicly funded “eco” ferries could actually be worse for the environment than conventional vessels, it has emerged. Transport Scotland, the government agency, has claimed the dual-fuel vessels, which can be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), will be […]

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