Frazer-Nash has been awarded a place on Scottish ferry operator, CalMac Ferries’, three-year Professional Consultancy Services Framework, providing mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and naval architecture services as part of CalMac’s resilience programme.
Keir Gravil, Frazer-Nash’s Commercial Marine Business Manager, said:
“We’re delighted – and very proud – to be on board with CalMac Ferries, and we look forward to supplying our diverse marine engineering and naval architecture capabilities to help it ensure the resilience of its services, which are a vital lifeline to communities across Scotland.
“Led by our Glasgow office, and delivered from teams throughout the UK, our consultants will be on hand to provide technical expertise to support CalMac’s fleet of 34 vessels, to enable it to keep communities connected. Our expertise in enterprise level asset management, together with our advanced analytical skills and unique modelling techniques, will help to deliver innovative solutions to the challenges it faces.”
CalMac’s vessels range from the 11 tonne MV Carvoria, to the 8600 tonne MV Loch Seaforth, and each has to have a period of maintenance to ensure its continuing seaworthiness. Last year CalMac carried more than 5.6 million passengers and 1.4 million vehicles. Its fleet serves 28 routes to island and remote mainland locations.