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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has confirmed that there will be no reductions in CalMac's timetables for ferries services to the Western Isles.
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Long-serving night captain for CalMac Ferries, Ronnie Nicolson, has reached his silver anniversary status with the ferry operator.
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A total of 120 new jobs are being created at Ferguson's shipyard as a major push is launched to complete two heavily delayed ferries.

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Western Isles Council today formally rejectedthe proposals from Transport Scotland and their contractor CalMac to further reduce the limited winter timetable currently in place and delay a summer timetable indefinitely.

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The Scottish Government is being urged to consider chartering an extra vessel to help businesses in Barra which has gone ten days with just one ferry run to the mainland.
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Cammell Laird engineers have completed a major ferry repair project at the firm's Birkenhead yard.
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Caledonian MacBrayne have issued a reminder that those using their ferry services should only be doing so for essential travel.
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Scotland'S biggest ferry operator CalMac is reviewing the need to run a full service of empty ferries during the Covid-19 pandemic, after coming under fire for wasting fuel and damaging the environment - a day after promoting its green credentials.

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Scotland's biggest ferry operator CalMac has come under fire for wasting fuel and damaging the environment running a full service of empty ferries.
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Five Caledonian Macbrayne ferry services across Scotland have been cancelled for the whole of today and many are under amber and yellow warnings of cancellations as poor weather conditions disrupt the services.
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Island ferry operator CalMac ran into trouble last week with two boats unable to operate.
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Opposition parties have united in condemnation over ministers' rejection of the 'catastrophic failure'conclusion of an inquiry into the procurement oftwo lifeline Scots ferries which have hampered by soaring costs and up to five years of delay.

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Ministers have rejected the 'catastrophic failure' conclusion of an inquiry into the procurement of two lifeline Scots ferries which have hampered by soaring costs and up to five years of delay.
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Caledonian MacBrayne has announced a string of weather-related cancellations on its Ullapool-Stornoway ferry later this week.
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Staff at CalMac are celebrating after the ferry operator won an award for its community work.
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Operators of tours to Scotland's islands fear they will go to the wall after the Calmac ferry company, owned by the Scottish government, withdrew its discounted rates. Calmac usually reduces ticket prices by about 10 per cent for companies that regularly take parties of tourists on board its ships.
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Community groups, businesses and islanders have today (Wednesday) called on the Scottish Government to 'stop dithering' and buy an environmentally-friendly catamaran to curb congestion on the ferry route to and from Mull and Iona.

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People on Mull are urging the Scottish Government to snap up a new ferry currently under construction in Indonesia.
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A Holyrood probe says shipyard bosses, ministers and government agencies are all to blame for spiralling costs and delays.
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CALMAC has become the first ferry operator in the UK to receive a top industry verification for its infection risk management work.
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People living in some of the UK's most remote and isolated communities are furious after their 'lifeline' ferry company told them it was hiking charges for freight by 300%.
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Major plans to replace more than half the ageing CalMac fleet over the next ten years include wider vessels because cars have got bigger.
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Strong winds are expected to batter coastal communities in the Minch and Moray Firth tonight, the Met Office has warned after issuing a yellow alert.
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Unions say CalMac staff deserve more than a 0.5% rise in recognition of their efforts during the Covid pandemic.
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A CalMac ferry has been taken out of service after three crew members tested positive for Covid-19.
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Ferry crews are to vote on possible strike action following the collapse of wage negotiations at west coast ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne.
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Jobs at a Greenock maritime firm which lost out on £25m worth of CalMac ferry maintenance work will become 'precarious' if two other contracts also go elsewhere, the leader of Inverclyde Council has warned.
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Ferry users have joined forces to condemn the design of the nation's lifeline ferries saying they are too big for the islands they serve and are overburdening the taxpayer.

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Ferguson Marine are taking on platers as work steps up on the unfinished CalMac ferries.

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'Deteriorating' weather conditions in the north and north-east have resulted in Sepa flood warnings, a Met Office yellow warning and the cancellation of CalMac ferry services to the Western Isles.
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The annual refit of the Mull ferry will go ahead in Liverpool next month, despite the city being in highest lockdown category in England. The planned maintenance is to be carried out at the Cammell Laird drydock yard on Merseyside, where the Scottish Government has had a repair contract for the CalMac fleet for many years.
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The loss of visitors and reduced ferry capacity to Arran could have long-term effects, a study suggests.
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Worth more than £15m, the work will help towards the completion of the two over budget boats.
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Ferry passengers in Wester Ross are being urged to book in advance as much as possible amid continuing Covid-19 safety measures.
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Poor weather conditions could cause some disruption to CalMac sailings to and from the Outer Hebrides today (Saturday, September 12).
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The dramatic moment the Arran ferry swung into Ardrossan harbour this morning against strong winds was captured on video.

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Ferry passengers will be able to book sailings for October onwards with the launch of CalMacs winter timetable this week.
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The Ardrossan to Brodick ferry ensured that passengers who were stranded on Arran last night following the Waverley crash were taken safely back to the mainland.

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An online poll has been launched by Uist and Barra Independent Councillors to get local community feedback on options to change the Lochboisdale to Mallaig ferry timetable to enable rail connections in Mallaig.
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The Gourock-based port and ferry operator took on the running of the facility in July 2018.
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Perth Harbour: Perth Harbour, looking north east, with wagons by the quayside. To reach the quayside the train would have reversed just to the north at Shore Road. The works with the chimney beyond has since been de ...
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Perth Harbour: Perth Harbour - this harbour is still busy and there are proposals to re-build the short branch to it.
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West coast ferry operator CalMac is making some 'significant' fleet improvements during this year's dry docking maintenance programme.
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The plea to campervan and caravan holidaymakers comes after earlier pleas were ignored by some.
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West coast ferry operator CalMac has scored highly with its customers for its response to the Covid crisis.
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Day trips to Cumbrae had to be stopped on two occasion due to the huge number of passengers.
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Plans to improve Troon Harbour have been agreed - but the port will still just be a back up during improvement works in Ardrossan.

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