Loch Dunvegan Completes Her Winter Makeover

On another glorious sunny day at the Dry Dock in Troon the Loch Dunvegan (Loch Dunbheagan in Gaelic) completes her winter makeover.The Loch Dunvegan which can carry 200 passengers & 36 cars, first entered service at Kyle of Lochalsh on 13 May 1991.

Even at this time, it was known that the Skye Bridge was coming. Then on the 16th of October 1995, Loch Dunvegan gave the last ever car ferry run across this narrow stretch of water before coming out of service.

The 56m Super Loch Class vessel undocks this morning in our Troon facility 3 days ahead of schedule.

During the 10 day refit period our skilled steelwork, engineering and painting teams completed hull steelwork repairs, modifications and repairs to fwd & aft ramps also to the fwd & aft sewage treatment plants, water and fuel pipework renewals, hull valves overhauls, boiler service, hydraulic ramp cylinder change out's, a full underwater and topside painting scope was carried out including the car deck and accommodation superstructure.