CalMac canceled crossings on one of its ferries on the Ardrossan route to Brodick after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.
The ferry company was forced to turn down passengers and conduct a scaled-down operation after a member of the ferry’s crew tested positive for Covid-19.
All crossings on the MV Caledonian Isles have been canceled with no estimated resumption date.
AMBER #Ardrossan #Brodick August 10 For operational reasons following a positive Covid result on the MV Caledonian Isles, the following crossings on Tuesday are likely to be disrupted / canceled: Dep Ardrossan 0700,0945,1230,1520 and 1800. Dep Brodick 0820,1105, 1355,1640 and 1920.
– Information about the CalMac service (@CalMac_Updates) August 9, 2021
The vessel is currently being thoroughly cleaned as close contacts are identified.
The MV Isle of Arran is still in service but departures have been drastically reduced.
A CalMac spokesperson said: “A crew member has tested positive for Covid, and the MV Caledonian Isles sailings have been canceled for the time being as a result.
“Close contacts are identified and the ship is thoroughly cleaned. The MV Isle of Arran is still functioning.”