|Owner:||Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited|
|Port of registry:||Glasgow|
|Route:||Sconser - Raasay|
|Builder:||Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow|
|Launched:||17 December 2012|
|Christened:||by Nicola Sturgeon|
|Type:||ro-ro vehicle and passenger ferry|
|Length:||43.5 m (143 ft)|
|Beam:||12.2 m (40 ft)|
|Draught:||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
Diesel Electric Hybrid: 3 x Volvo Penta Marine D13 MG and Lithium Ion batteries
|Propulsion:||Voith 16 R5 EC/90-1 Units|
|Speed:||9 kn (expected service)|
|Capacity:||150 passengers; 23 cars|
MV Hallaig is a pioneering Diesel Electric Hybrid ferry built for the Caledonian MacBrayne service between Skye and Raasay.
Hallaig was launched in December 2012 at Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The name comes from a poem, written by Sorley MacLean, itself named after an abandoned township on Raasay. Hallaig is the first commercial ship to be fully built and delivered on the Clyde in over five years. The Scottish Government invested more than £20 million in the project.
Hallaig is the first of two vehicle roll-on roll-off hybrid-powered ferries. She has a low-carbon system of diesel electric and lithium ion battery power.
The 135-ton vessel is nearly 150 ft long and will accommodate 150 passengers, 23 cars or two HGVs.
Hallaig was built for the service between Sconser on Skye and Raasay and commenced service on the 17th October 2013. The Clydebuilt Hallaig began her first Sea Trials on 3 August 2013, eight months after her launch.
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