Two new ferries providing vital services to Scotland’s island communities could be sailing next year – although the Transport Secretary has warned MSPs there are “still some questions” about whether this will happen.
REVEALED: Officials’ secret talks on moving troubled new CalMac ferries to different shipyard for completion
GOVERNMENT officials held discussions over moving Scotland’s two new CalMac ferries to a new shipyard to be completed.
THE capacity of two delayed CalMac ferries being built on the Clyde is set to be slashed.
A ferry service to the Western Isles will cost taxpayers at least £67 million by 2022 – but bankers will still own the 700-passenger ship.
THE latest contract for providing lifeline ferry services to the Northern Isles will be put out to tender "as soon as possible", transport minister Humza Yousaf has confirmed.
FERRY operator Calmac faced anger last night after suspending a vital route.
HIGHLY trained security specialists are being deployed by a cross-Channel ferry operator for the first time this weekend amid fears the vessels are an easy target for terrorists.