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Gourock linkspan repair finally gets go ahead

The linkspan which is eight years beyond its serviceable 40-year life has been unable to take the weight of vehicles since November 2018, resulting in Arran losing its port of refuge.

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CalMac community board calls for decisive action

The independent CalMac community board is calling on Scottish ministers to urgently accelerate the process for a fleet and port investment programme for Scotland’s west coast and islands ferries network.

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Let’s not repeat costly Brodick mistakes

The Arran Ferry Action Group, at their latest committee meeting last week, report that they have been facing resistance and a reluctance to discuss issues by industry and organisation heads.

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Ferguson faces £40m loss in ferry contact

‘We firmly believe that following a period of remarkable transformation, which has seen significant investment into the yard’s facilities and workforce, Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited is now well placed to embark on an exciting phase of sustained growth.’

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Who will blink first in ferry showdown?

The MV Glen Sannox, is already certain to be a year late before entering service on the main Brodick to Ardrossan route and it is unlikely to be carry passengers until at least next autumn.