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Question ref. S5W-35358
Asked by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 19 February 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many times the MV (a) Isle of Arran and (b) Caledonian Isles has been taken out of service for repairs or maintenance since 2016; what work was carried out, and what the estimated cost was.

Current status: Answered by Paul Wheelhouse on 16 March 2021


Answer

The following table details when the vessels the MV Isle of Arran and MV Caledonian Isles has been taken out of service for repairs or maintenance since 2016.

Vessel

No. of Times

Taken Out of Service since 2016

Cost

Reason

MV Isle of Arran

10

£252,058

  • Port Engine
  • Main Engine
  • Bow Thruster
  • Engine Turbo Charger
  • Helm Indicator
    

MV Caledonian Isles

15

£65,328

  • Bow Thruster
  • Port Winch
  • Pitch Control
  • Propulsion
  • Ramp
  • Steelwork
  • Starboard Engine
  • Radar
    

In addition, all vessels within the CalMac fleet are taken out of service annually for their mandatory inspection and overhaul.