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MV Western Isles Refurbishment Complete

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Major Refurbishment of MV Western Isles Secures the Ferry Service’s Position as West Coast’s Premier Tourist The MV Western Isles, a passenger ferry service that has been running from Mallaig to Knoydart since 1950, has been fully refurbished to the highest standards by it new owners – and is set to begin the next stage…

Western Isles Cruises Order A New Catamaran

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Western Isles Cruises Order A New Purpose Built 42 Passenger Catamaran In Operation April 2018 Following the successful takeover of the Knoydart Ferry Service in April 2016, Western Isles Cruises Ltd have announced the manufacture of a purpose built 42 passenger Catamaran to increase the passenger capacity for travellers wanting to visit this beautiful remote…

Western Isles Cruises Ltd Won Back the Knoydart Ferry

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Western Isles Cruises Ltd Won Back the Knoydart Ferry Council Contract Bruce Watt previous owner of the MV Western Isles, after running the Knoydart Ferry service for 40 year lost the contact to Sea Bridge in 2013. Western Isles Cruises Ltd took over the operation of the Western Isles in September 2013. Following a complete…

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New Owner of MV Western Isles Keeps Celebrated Passenger Ferry Service A well-loved Highland tradition – the MV Western Isles passed on to its new owner on 1st September 2013. The 63-year-old ferry has been a staple of Mallaig since the middle of the 20th century. The MV Western Isles has been running a passenger…