The 10th anniversary of the first Sunday ferries to the Sabbatarian bastion of the Isle of Lewis was both celebrated and lamented yesterday.
A vital ferry crossing linking Skye to the mainland is to benefit from improved sailings after Islands Minister Paul Wheelhouse announced yesterday a new three-year scheme is to be launched to encourage a tourism boom.
Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne has put an £8 million maintenance contract on its ageing fleet out to tender.
Engineers on their way to fix a faulty Cal Mac ship have been hampered by ferries cancelling services due to stormy weather.
Clocks may have only just ticked over to signify the start of spring but a north community is already thinking ahead to how it can wow the crowd this winter time, by seeking to gain funding from the National Lottery’s People Projects.
Early morning snowfall wreaked havoc for residents across the north yesterday as schools were closed and trees were blown over at numerous locations.
Schools were closed, ferries cancelled and homes suffered power cuts as storms battered the west.
A ferry damaged after hitting the pier in Stornoway has docked in Aberdeen for repairs.
All ferries between Ullapool and Stornoway have been cancelled today as adverse weather takes its toll on transport links to and from the Western Isles.
A technical issue on a Cal Mac ferry has caused disruption to travelling passengers this afternoon, as one service faces delays with another completely cancelled.
Cal Mac boss Robbie Drummond will face the wrath of Uist councillors when he meets them this Friday.
A Cal Mac ferry is undergoing repairs after suffering damage in bad weather at the weekend.
West coast ferries carrying hundreds of thousands of people to and from the islands every year use the same lifejackets that the victims of the triple tragedy on the Louisa were wearing when they were found face down in the water.
Public meetings on the introduction of a new £48.5million ferry for the Western Isles are being held next month.
Shipping operator Cal Mac came to the rescue of a couple desperate to get to the mainland for Christmas before Storm Barbara hits.
A Cal Mac ferry which was damaged after running aground on North Uist needs to be taken out of the sea for repairs.
A team of expert divers arrived in Lochmaddy yesterday to assess the damage to the CalMac ferry involved in Sunday's collision.
A Cal Mac ferry has hit rocks and run aground on the shore in the Western Isles.
The £1bn battle for Scotland's largest network of ferry routes is expected to be decided within weeks.
Ferry services to Barra and South Uist face disruption until the start of next week after a ship was suddenly taken out of service for urgent repairs.