Cammell Laird finalises ferry mission

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Cammell Laird has accomplished work on its newest mission.

The corporate was appointed to exchange bow visor hinge pins and bearings for CalMac Ferries’ MV Isle of Mull.

The vessel, which has capability for 70 autos and 962 passengers, gives an everyday service between Oban and the Isle of Mull on the west coast of Scotland.

Paul Owen, managing director at Cammell Laird Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders, mentioned: “Elimination of bow visors shouldn’t be a commonplace exercise nevertheless it was vital on this mission to facilitate the elimination and substitute of the Isle of Mull’s principal hinge pins and bearings.

“Due to the enter of our planning and technical groups we had a really exact programme earlier than the Isle of Mull arrived in dock, which helped to minimise vessel downtime, ship efficiencies and expedite the mission shortly.”

Graham Henderson, head of technical operations – asset administration at CalMac Ferries, added: “Our ferries present an important hyperlink for these on Scotland’s west coast so it is crucial they function to the best and most secure requirements.

“Cammell Laird’s data of our vessels, mixed with their planning experience, provides actual worth to CalMac because it delivers certainty to the price range and when our vessels can return to service.”

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