New freight ferry en route

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MV Clipper Ranger, which will take over from MV Muirneag on the Stornoway-Ullapool freight service, is expected to arrive in Stornoway tonight (Thursday).

The vessel will undertake berthing trials in Ullapool this afternoon and is currently making its way up the west coast.

The crew of MV Muirneag will be redeployed throughout the Calmac fleet as MV Clipper Ranger

MV Muirneag will leave service at midday on Saturday.