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About David MacBrayne

About David MacBrayne

David MacBrayne is the parent company of the major subsidiary business CalMac Ferries Ltd.

The group also has two human resource subsidiaries that support the business, David MacBrayne HR (UK) Ltd and Caledonian MacBrayne Crewing (Guernsey) Ltd.

A publicly-owned private company the Scottish Government is DML's sole shareholder.

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In terms of routes and vessels, CalMac is the UK's largest ferry operator. CalMac runs 33 vessels to over 54 ports and harbours, across 200 miles of Scotland's west coast. Operating to 26 ports and have delegated authority at 17 statutory harbours on behalf of owner Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. On average 162,750 sailings a year are completed - from 5 minutes to 6 hours. CalMac transports more than five million passengers in an average year.

The routes - which range from Campbeltown and the Isle of Arran in the south, to the Isle of Lewis in the north. CalMac Ferries provide an everyday lifeline service to communities and play a critical role in enabling the area's industry - particularly tourism, helping to attract 5.5m visitors in the last year. CalMac Ferries are committed to supporting some of the UK's most remote and economically fragile areas.

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