Largs - Cumbrae service

Isle of Cumbrae and Loch Riddon relieving on the Largs - Cumbrae service 15 October 2021.

Argyll Flyer

From Calmac's website -MV Argyll Flyer remains off service, the contractors building and fitting her new propeller have carried out a review and have advised us that the vessel is now estimated to return to service on the 25th October at the earliest. With the vessel back in the water in JWD 11 October 2021, it is difficult to see what is delaying her return to service?

Lord of the Highlands

Hebridean Island Cruises' latest acquisition Lord of the Highlands in JWD 11 October 2021. Little remains to indicate the vessel's origins as a ferry plying between Greece and Turkey!

Sky Princess

Princess Cruises' Sky Princess (MSC Joy ahead) at GOT 11 October 2021.


Tallink's Romantika heads up river to provide accommodation during the upcoming COP Conference in Glasgow 12 October 2021.

Loch Dunvegan

Regular Colintraive - Rhubodach ferry Loch Dunvegan awaits annual overhaul, including new engines, in JWD 11 October 2021.

Largs - Cumbrae service

After "striking the seabed", Loch Shira heads upriver to the Garvel for repair, chaperoned by CMS Wrestler 12 October 2021.

Loch Alainn on emergency deployment to maintain the lifeline service. Due to pressure on available vessels, the Colintraive - Rhubodach service is postponed.

Loch Riddon returns from West Coast deployment to take over the Largs- Cumbrae service (Loch Alainn in the background), in the nick of time!