A capsized catamaran sparked a rescue operation involving a CalMac ferry.
Western Isles Council has called for ageing ferries on its routes to be urgently replaced and “brought up to standard.”
CalMac was forced to reshuffle its fleet after one of its largest ships developed a crack in her hull, creating massive upheaval for a number of west coast island services.
Scottish Government considers nationalising Ferguson shipyard amid concern over two new island ferries
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay is considering nationalising the Ferguson shipyard, amid rising concern over the multi-million pound increase of two new west coast ferries.
Foot passenger bookings are required for this weekend on the Stornoway - Ullapool routes says Cal Mac.
A former Scottish Office minister has called for an independent review of “current and future issues affecting west coast ferry services”.
A bride has revealed how a broken-down ferry nearly ruined her dream wedding today.
Ullapool Swimming Club is one of the first youth groups to benefit from west coast ferry operator CalMac’s new community fund.
Transport bosses have been urged to take immediate action to protect businesses reliant on ferries.
CalMac has been urged to provide extra inter-island ferry sailings to cope with soaring demand across the Western Isles this summer.
Capacity on ferry crossings from Ullapool to Stornoway has come under scrutiny after it was announced vehicle travel is already fully booked for the rest of the week – with the main tourism boom still to come.
An independent survey on the ferry services to and from Mull has revealed islanders have little confidence in their reliability.
Residents warn that a car ban on the Mull-Lochaline ferry will have a devastating effect on islanders
Plans for a car ban on a lifeline island ferry service will have a devastating impact on businesses, commuters, tourists and parents, it has been claimed.
The launch of two long-awaited CalMac vessels has been delayed yet again amid anger that islanders are being left “in limbo” when it comes to lifeline ferry services.
Ferry operator CalMac has introduced new measures to improve their online reservations system.
Ferry operator Calmac are bringing new employment opportunities to residents in the Western Isles with the opening of their new customer service centre.
Islanders on Barra have been left furious after the second breakdown in five days of their "lifeline" ferry service to the mainland.
A new model of ferry operator CalMac’s MV Loch Seaforth is proving a hit with more than 400 sold in the 10 days since its launch.
Bosses of telecommunications giant TalkTalk will meet with Scottish Government minister Fergus Ewing to discuss the future of their Stornoway call centre - earmarked for closure with the loss of 59 jobs.
Members of Western Isles Council are urging the government to take action to preserve their lifeline ferries.
CalMac’s independent Community Board has teamed up with the ferry company to help raise the profile of Scotland’s west coast islands as business destinations.
Visitors coming to Mull this summer will be advised how to drive on single track roads - before they even reach land.
Whiteout conditions across the north and north-east caused havoc yesterday as winter continues to bite.
Ferry operator CalMac is to launch a new community fund aimed at creating opportunities for young people along the West Coast.
The cash paid out by CalMac to ferry passengers to compensate for technical faults has soared in the last year, according to official figures.
A leading ski centre has been forced to close and ferries cancelled today as wind and rain battered the north of Scotland.
"Disappointment" has been expressed by the CalMac community board at a proposal to increase fares on some routes.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said ferry users could be hit by fare rises at peak times this summer when he was tackled over the reliability of CalMac’s ageing fleet.
Strong winds are causing chaos across the north and north-east of Scotland today with disruption to traffic and schools.
Millions of pounds are being spent each year to keep vital ferry services afloat as maintenance costs increased by 150% in more than a decade.
Taxpayers paid more than £8million more to run ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne last year, it has emerged.
Islanders and those who use ferries to Coll and Tiree are being asked to share their views on plans to replace linkspan decks at both terminals.