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Capital spending and revenue analysis Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services: FOI release

Published: 27 Sep 2018

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
27 Sep 2018
Capital spending and revenue analysis Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/02377  
Date received: 26 August 2018  
Date responded: 24 September 2018
 
Information requested
 
A detailed analysis of the total subsidy (revenue) ferry operations for each year from 2007 until current time for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services network area.
 
A detailed analysis of total capital spending for each year from 2007 for the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services for vessels, ports and related infrastructure, including the funding agreement with Lloyds Bank Plc for the acquisition of the MV Loch Seaforth.
 
Response
 
In accordance with Transport (Scotland) Act 2001 (Section 70) (4) payments in respect of subsidies for ferry services and grants for infrastructure improvements are made by Transport Scotland. Transport Scotland publish a report annually which details such payments. For your information, I detail the internet links to the most recent publications:

Links to the more recent publications are as follows:
 

The information you have requested is detailed in the attached annexes:

Annex A - details the subsidy paid from 2007/08 to 2017/18 for the Clyde and Hebrides ferry service.

Annex B - details the investment levels that have been made at ports on the Clyde and Hebrides ferry service from 2007/08 to 2017/18.

Annex C - details the level of investment in new vessels in the CalMac fleet from 2007.
 
You also asked about the funding agreement with Lloyds Bank Plc for the acquisition of the MV Loch Seaforth.
The financial arrangements between Lloyds Banking Group, Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd and CalMac Ferries Ltd are commercially confidential.
 
The operating lease between Lloyds Banking Group and Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd for the MV Loch Seaforth has been agreed for an 8 year period.
 
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foi-18-02377 Annexes

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