Islanders on Coll and Tiree are being invited to public meetings to hear more about work which will see passenger-only ferry services being operated.
Calls have been made for a parliamentary inquiry after Fergusons shipyard bosses served notice of their intent to put the yard into administration.
Fergusons shipyard is facing a renewed threat of administration just years after the firm behind the site previously began the same process.
An innovative plan to use hydrogen produced at island wind farms to power the ferry network has been announced by Point and Sandwick Trust.
A new group has been formed to help run the busy Oban harbour as a trust port on behalf of the community.
Urgent repairs are required at ferry linkspans at two Hebridean islands, requiring a shutdown for a series of days over the coming weeks.
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.
Ferry ports at Coll and Tiree will be closed to vehicles for up to four weeks each as new linkspan decks are installed.
Users of Oban Bay are working to snatch control of the busy harbour from the grasp of a government body.
A contractor has been appointed to carry out expansion work at Oban Ferry Terminal which will allow future development to take place.
Serious concerns are being raised about the age of West Coast ferry stock, after the eighth major breakdown in one year.
Tourism, business and leisure groups in Oban have said that they are “astounded” that plans are continuing for CMAL to run the entire harbour area, despite public support for a trust port.
The best option for managing Oban Bay is through a trust port, a survey has found.
A prospective Labour Party MP has accused the Scottish Government of “complacency” over its dealings with the “crisis” affecting CalMac’s Hebridean routes.
A faulty linkspan meant that ferry passengers from Barra had to travel to Uig on Skye yesterday – 166 miles away from the ship’s usual destination of Oban.
Calls are being made for urgent action to improve safety in Oban Bay after it emerged there have been more than 100 near misses and incidents involving vessels in the last 16 months.
Oban Bay should be run in the interests of all its users and not by one corporate body, was the message from the public at a special meeting.
Concerns at a government body’s plans to take full control of Oban Bay are being discussed at a public meeting.
Users of Oban Bay have expressed concerns at plans by the government body which owns the ferry terminal to take control of the entire bay.
Major plans to create more space at Oban ferry terminal allowing for future development and alleviating traffic congestion in the town have been revealed.
A new linkspan is to be built at Oban ferry terminal and Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) is seeking a principal contractor.
Lochmaddy and Tarbert harbours in the Western Isles will go through assessments to see what infrastructure work is required for new services in 2018.
Two new large ferries earmarked for west coast routes are to be built on the Clyde.