Only one in three of the vital 7am daily sailings from Ardrossan to Brodick operated during December, which severely limits delivery of goods and services, impacting widely on our island community.
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Arran Ferry Committee remotely met with CalMac managing director Robbie Drummond and his operations management team last week to review the recent incident On October 10 which closed Ardrossan to outgoing traffic whilst continuing to operate traffic from Brodick. They were joined on the call by the head of ferries from Transport Scotland.
All departments at CalMac will return to full normal working hours by the middle of October, managing director Robbie Drummond has confirmed.
The MV Isle of Arran is due to return to service on the Arran route on Tuesday, which will bring much needed capacity to summer ferry service.
At last week’s meeting of the Isle of Arran Ferry Committee (AFC) it was acknowledged that the reliability of the 7am ferry from Ardrossan has been severely impacted of late with the vessel berthing in Brodick. This has meant that goods and services are not arriving on Arran until the 10.40am boat instead of 8am, leading to disruption and inconvenience.