Ferry Terminal Upgrade at ABP’s Port of Troon now complete

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 Ferry Terminal Upgrade at ABP’s Port of Troon


Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group, is pleased to announce that
marine works including new berthing fenders and a suspended concrete deck to upgrade
Troon’s East Pier Ferry Terminal have now been completed. These works, carried out by
civil engineering contractor George Leslie, are to support the CalMac ferry service to
Ardrossan-Brodick/Campbeltown when it temporarily relocates to Troon as part of the
Ardrossan harbour project.

With the marine works complete, the focus at Troon now shifts to the completion of the
required shoreside infrastructure, including the installation of a modular terminal building,
extensive car parking, check-in lanes and pickup and drop-off areas. All of these works are
scheduled to be completed by this summer

Commenting on the project’s completion, ABP’s Regional Director Andrew Harston said:
“It is great to reach such an important milestone in the project and I am hugely proud of the
local ABP team and our civil engineering contractors, George Leslie, who have worked so
well together to deliver this on time and within budget.”

The berth upgrade has been designed to accommodate both of CalMac’s existing ferries and
the M.V.Glen Sannox class of vessel which is due to enter into service next year.

Andrew Harston commented:
“We are hopeful that the Port of Troon’s sheltered East Pier berth and track record of
offering all-weather berthing will play a major part in helping to support the Arran
communities call for improvements in terms of the reliability and resilience of ferry services
to the island.”