Tag: Ferguson Marine
An outbreak of Covid-19 will not affect progress at the Ferguson Marine shipyard at Port Glasgow, where the new Arran ferry the MV Glen Sannox is being built, the company has said.
The delivery of two overdue and over-budget CalMac ferries has been delayed again as the shipyard building them struggling to recruit extra staff.
Shutdowns of the Ferguson shipyard during the Covid pandemic have added an extra £4.3m to the cost of two over-budget and delayed CalMac ferries, including the new Arran ferry.
Some 120 temporary workers are being recruited to support the introduction of a weekend shift to work on the long delayed MV Glen Sannox.
A Holyrood probe into the construction of the overdue and over-budget MV Glen Sannox and her sister ship for CalMac has branded the management process a ‘catastrophic failure’.