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Did you know?

Did you know?

In terms of routes and vessels, CalMac is the UK's largest ferry operator

  • CalMac operates 33 ferries on 49 routes providing 375 sailing everyday except Christmas and New Year's Day

  • CalMac operates 24 ports on behalf of port owner Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

  • It achieves technical reliability and punctuality of over 99%

  • It employs around 1400 people

  • Turnover is £187m pa

  • In 2016 it carried 5m passengers and 1.3m cars

  • In 2016 it carried 79,000 commercial vehicles and 10,500 coaches

  • West coast ferry services are set by Transport Scotland through the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services contract

  • The contract sets routes, fares, timetables and the vessels available to CalMac Ferries Ltd

  • Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) is part of Transport Scotland and owns most of the vessels and 24 ports covered by the CHFS contract 


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