Meeting with Graeme Dey, Minister for Transport
We were very pleased to welcome the new Transport Minister to Mull at the end of August, for a constructive and wide-ranging discussion regarding Mull and Iona’s ferry services.
Among the topics of discussion was of course the Mull catamaran, and the disappointing decision not to proceed with it. MIFC remain firmly of the view that the vessel purchase failed not because the ferry was technically or operationally inappropriate, but because the commercial negotiation was mis-handled. Transport Scotland and Mr Dey view the episode differently, and we were unable to persuade them of our position… more in the printed issue
Graeme Dey (left) pictured outside An Roth with Joe Reade and Moray Finch of MICT