GO­ING NOWHERE? LAST RE­SORT OP­TION DIS­CUSSED IN CALMAC DEAL ROW

The Sunday Post (Dundee) - - NEWS - By Ju­dith Duffy PO­LIT­I­CAL ED­I­TOR

The sec­ond ferry is of­fi­cially still called Hull 802, al­though there have been re­ports it will be named MV Clay­more.

It is sched­uled to run on the Skye to Har­ris route from spring 2020. The new fer­ries are ex­pected to carry up to 127 cars and 1,000 pas­sen­gers. The MV Glen San­nox is a 102-me­tre long ferry which will be ca­pa­ble of op­er­at­ing on liq­ue­fied nat­u­ral gas – a cleaner fuel – and ma­rine gas oil.

It is ear­marked for the Ar­drossan to Brod­ick route.

It was orig­i­nally ex­pected to en­ter ser­vice this year, but it was an­nounced this would be de­layed to sum­mer 2019.

The site at Fer­gu­son Ma­rine in Port Glas­gow, the last com­mer­cial ship­yard on the Clyde, which won a £97m con­tract to build two fer­ries in 2015

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