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SCOTTISH TRANSPORT STATISTICS No 24: 2005 Edition

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Table 10.13 Shipping services

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Caledonian MacBrayne 1

thousand

Cars carried

1,304

1,322

937

930

905

895

917

965

999

1,024

1,091

Commercial vehicles and buses

133

128

96

95

95

96

100

99

100

97

99

Passengers

6,194

6,377

5,077

5,110

4,818

4,803

4,777

4,811

4,874

5,170

5,311

thousand tonnes

Loose freight 2

3.1

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

£ thousand

Revenue from users 1

30,694

34,200

34,753

36,241

36,544

37,429

38,571

39,768

43,844

45,829

49,861

Subsidy 3

6,730

8,282

11,674

10,310

14,436

14,975

19,376

20,400

18,900

25,919

25,900

P&O Scottish Ferries 7

thousand

Cars carried

50

53

58

60

60

61

62

51

40

-

-

Commercial vehicles

12

14

15

16

17

17

20

22

16

-

-

Passengers

214

220

236

245

239

242

239

208

166

-

-

thousand tonnes

Loose freight

43.0

52.0

62.0

60.0

52.0

..

47.3

49.9

- 6

-

-

£ thousand

Revenue from users 5

16,173

14,951

15,800

14,484

15,010

15,688

15,284

16,662

12,195

-

-

Subsidy 5

6,519

8,100

8,100

9,412

14,260

11,400

11,500

11,600

11,206

-

-

Northlink Orkney & Shetland Ferries 8

thousand

Cars carried

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

59

64

Commercial Vehicles 9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

1

Passengers

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

241

289

£ thousand

Revenue from users 10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

28,918

33,443

Subsidy 10

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

18,524

28,121

Orkney Ferries

thousand

Vehicles carried

62

65

67

69

71

73

72

74

75

80

83

Passengers

241

258

276

279

274

282

278

285

291

310

322

thousand tonnes

Loose freight

1.5

1.5

1.4

1.2

2.0

2.0

1.7

1.9

1.5

1.4

1.5

£ thousand

Revenue from users 3,4

1,045

1,116

1,163

1,227

1,321

1,412

1,470

1,585

1,659

1,671

1,835

Subsidy 3,4

3,139

3,353

3,563

3,647

3,935

3,439

3,697

3,858

3,903

4,560

4,940

Total for these Shipping Services

thousand

Vehicles carried

1,562

1,582

1,172

1,169

1,148

1,142

1,171

1,211

1,230

1,260

1,338

Passengers

6,649

6,855

5,589

5,634

5,331

5,327

5,294

5,304

5,330

5,721

5,921

thousand tonnes

Loose freight 6

47.6

56.5

66.4

64.2

57.0

..

52.0

54.8

4.5

4.4

4.5

£ thousand

Revenue from users

47,912

50,267

51,716

51,952

52,875

..

55,325

58,015

57,698

76,418

85,139

Subsidy

16,388

19,735

23,337

23,369

32,631

29,814

34,573

35,858

34,009

49,003

58,961

Shetland Islands Council

thousand

Cars carried

..

200

266

284

253

252

264

275

302

296

315

Commercial vehicles

..

18

22

23

21

25

26

24

25

26

25

Passengers

..

536

698

742

660

667

674

676

732

696

755

1. Figures include charter and contract carryings (see table 10.14).
2. This figure only covers the routes of Mallaig to the smaller isles since the freight is lifted by crane onto the vessels rather than transported by lorry onto the ferry.
3. Financial year beginning 1 April of year.
4. Revenue from users and subsidy may be subject to amendment following annual audit.
5. Calendar year.
6. In 2001 P & O's loose fright operations were taken over by a separate company called, Northwards, which did not provide the relevant information.
7. P & O Scottish Ferries stopped operating its services on 30 September 2002.
8. Northlink started operating its service on 1 October 2002, from P&O Scottish Ferries.
9. Only coaches and mini-buses are included under this heading for 2003.
10. Financial year beginning 1 October of previous year i.e. 2003 figure is from Oct 2002 to Sept 2003.