In the Herald today, Ema Sabljak, clearly not one of the pro-Union big beasts like Gordon, Wilson, Monteith or McWhirter:
Mistakes made at the outset in the construction of two ferries delayed by over five years saw money “effectively wasted” on rebuilding units, the chief executive of Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) said. Kevin Hobbs claimed that the issues were down to a “catastrophic failure” of management, not a failure of the workforce.https://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/20246475.cmal-boss-claims-money-effectively-wasted-mistakes-ferry-fiasco/
Further down we read:
Management, eh? Remind me who was the person whose butt was located where the buck stopped? Jim McColl? Yeh that’d be the man.
You’ll remember several previous MSM reports laying the blame on the SNP Government, even on the FM: