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S5W-14624: David Stewart (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 14 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with RBS regarding the purchase of the Hamnavoe, Hjaltland and Hrossey ferries by Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 6 March 2018

Scottish Government officials have met with representatives of the Royal Bank of Scotland and Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited to discuss the prospective purchase of the MV Hamnavoe, MV Hjaltland and the MV Hrossey. Latterly, representatives of Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited took forward negotiations on the purchase of the vessels on behalf of Scottish Ministers.