Isle of Arran docks for annual overhaul

November 2015

Isle of Arran, owned and operated by Caledonian MacBrayne, is a RORO vehicle and passenger ferry built by Fergusons of Port Glasgow in 1984. The 85m x 16m and 3269 GRT vessel, docked at Greenock over 15 days for its annual overhaul.

During its time at dock, the Isle of Arran’s port 8MB275 diesel engine underwent a full overhaul, and its alternator was removed and overhauled also. Its coolers were ultrasonically cleaned and its sewage tanks were removed and replaced.

Further work included:

  • Hull HP wash and full system coat
  • Bow ramp hinges and pin renewed
  • Steelwork and pipework repairs
  • Valve overhaul
  • Hydraulic repairs
  • Deck screed renewed
  • Servicing of lifeboat and davits
  • CCP electrical upgrade assistance

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