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Ferry sailings have been cancelled in and out of Ullapool once again amid continued rough seas in The Minch.
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Strong winds and high swells have sparked the cancellation of ferry services in and out of Ullapool for the rest of Monday and well into Tuesday.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Cancellations Stornoway Ullapool Weather

You can keep an eye on the comings and goings of the Cumbrae ferry thanks to the new web cam device which has been placed at Largs Pier.
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A recruitment crisis at Ferguson's shipyard has resulted in its boss admitting he now doesn't know when the two heavily delayed Caledonian MacBrayne ferries will be finished.

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Bosses at CalMac say the reduced timetable on the Gourock-Dunoon route will continue until mid-May.

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Barra's largest private employer says it is on the verge of closure threatening nearly 100 jobs - after claiming it is being sunk by 'weather shy' state-owned ferry company Caledonian MacBrayne.
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Projects tackling social issues arising from COVID-19 in west coast communities have been awarded funding from the CalMac Community Fund.
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The nationalised shipyard building two overdue CalMac ferries finds it hard to recruit extra skilled workers.
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The reinstatement of concessionary fares on the Sound of Harris and Sound of Barra ferry routes, is set to be considered by councillors in the Western Isles when Comhairle nan Eilean Siars Transport and Infrastructure Committee meets next.
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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is deeply disappointed at the news that Calmac Ferries Limited have discontinued four call centre roles that were established in Stornoway leaving the affected staff out of work in these most difficult times.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar are seeking an intervention from the Minister for Energy, Islands and Connectivity, Paul Wheelhouse MSP to stop a proposed double year increase in commercial vehicle fares proposed by Calmac.
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The Ferguson shipyard had to suspend operations twice to ensure safe working during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Newark Shipyard: 'Glen Sannox', Calmac's new ferry for the Ardrossan to Brodick route was launched from Ferguson's shipyard at Port Glasgow on a dreich 21st November 2017.
Malcolm Chattwood 21/11/2017

Islanders on Mull have raised thousands of pounds as part of a campaign to get a £10million vessel to ease congestion on the busy route.
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Islanders have blasted the 'absolutely unacceptable' cost of lorries delivering vital supplies having to pay nearly five times more than a holidaymaker in a similar sized vehicle to take a ferry.

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A major recruitment drive at Ferguson's to help complete two heavily delayed Caledonian MacBrayne ferries has been welcomed by the contract's Port Glasgow-based provider.

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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.
(Permalink) Caledonian MacBrayne Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Timetabling

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.
(Permalink) COVID-19 Caledonian MacBrayne

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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