January 16, 2020
  • Bosses at Ferguson shipyard were to blame for the delay and spiralling cost of two new CalMac ferries, according to the chief executive of the government agency which placed the orders.
  • Kevin Hobbs, of CMAL, also rejected calls for the unfinished ferries to be scrapped and the work started again.
  • The vessels are £100m over budget and likely to be three years overdue.