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The ferry MV Alfred will not return to the Caithness-Orkney route until at least next summer after its charter on the west coast was extended.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred

Moves to position an 'emergency' vessel that is costing taxpayers £1m a month to charter onto a new route have been put back after it spent a second day broken down.
(Permalink) MV Alfred

The Ardrossan to Arran ferry has been hit by another problem - with CalMac sailings cancelled until mid afternoon at least.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Arran Brodick MV Alfred MV Caledonian Isles

CALMAC hasconfirmed the new timetable for MV Alfred on the Ardrossan to Arran route. It follows a successful familiarisation period for the ferry over the last few weeks. Scottish ministers chartered the MV Alfred for nine months at a cost of 9m in a bid to ease the growing ferry crisis in Scotland.
(Permalink) MV Alfred

The ferry was brought into service between Arran and Ardrossan to support the main ferry, MV Caledonian Isles.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Arran Brodick MV Alfred MV Caledonian Isles

The charter was due to begin on April 18 but was delayed due to a fault with its hydraulic systems.
(Permalink) Arran MV Alfred

CALMAC have confirmed the catamaran MV Alfred will begin service on the Ardrossan to Arran route - from tomorrow.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Arran Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred

MV Alfred could be set to join the ferry company's under-pressure west coast network.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred

MV Alfred, hired by the Scottish Government to ease the effects of the ferry crisis, made a trial docking at Ardrossan Harbour earlier this week.
(Permalink) Ardrossan Harbour MV Alfred

CALMAC have been unable to give assurances of the continued use of a £1m-a-month 'emergency' ferry to try and ease the effect of the nation's ferry fiasco - despite previously stating that they had 'exclusive' use of it.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred MV Pentalina

Arguments over placing catamarans on Scottish ferry routes will finally be put to the test.
(Permalink) CMAL Caledonian MacBrayne Catamaran Ferguson Marine Gourock Inchgreen Graving Dock Kilcreggan MV Alfred Mull and Iona Ferry Committee Pentland Ferries

An emergency ferry has finally been given clearance to begin a £1m-a-month taxpayer-funded charter to help ease lifeline service 'chaos' - but CalMac do not yet know which routes if any it can operate on.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred

The operators of the ferry involved in yesterday's grounding on Swona have confirmed that 'some passengers have sustained injuries' in the incident.
(Permalink) MV Alfred Pentland Ferries Run aground Swona

One person is in hospital after MV Alfred got into difficulty and came ashore on Swona off the north coast of Scotland.
(Permalink) MV Alfred Pentland Ferries Run aground Swona

The owner of Scotlands ferry fleet demanded a foreign firm pay up to £100,000 to gain UK maritime approval for a £9m vessel it was negotiating to buy to ease chaos on the network ending in the deal collapsing, according to the sellers.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne MV Alfred

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