27.07.12 Minke whale washed up at Wemyss Bay.
27.07.12 private contractors awarded Clyde nuclear maintenance contract .
23.07.12 Lifeboats in the Firth of Clyde called out for 2 incidents recently. Troon and Helensburgh.
20.06.12 Scottish Government issue new report into the ecological state of the Clyde. Follow this link.
03.04.12 European military excercise to be held at Faslane 16-26 April. For more information click here
30.03.12 increased protection for sharks, skates and rays in Scottish waters.
26.03.12 Protests over fears of Clyde ferry closure. See report by Scotsman.
19.03.12 New report on issue of Crown Estate's revenues in Scotland.
30.01.12 Work begins in Port Glasgow on 'Green' Ferries. Click here for the BBC article.
2.12.11 Disappointment over decision to close Clyde coastguard station.
23.11.11 Confirmation that Clyde coastguard station will be closed.
Nov 2011 - Summer 2011 was a good time for spotting whales and dolphins in the Clyde. See the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust report for information of which species were identified.
09.11 - More information on oxygenation trials by Scottish Water, courtesy of Envirotec.
26.08.11 - HMS Dragon leaves the Clyde.
24.08.11 - Campaigners plan march in September to fight Clyde coastguard closure.
22.07.11 - on Friday 29th July the 8000 tonne mid-section of an aircraft carrier will be moved from Govan.
15.07.11 - Fish audit in Forth and Clyde
29.05.11 - Fire breaks out near King George V Dock in Govan.
16.05.11 - Scottish Water are testing an oxygenation technique to improve the level of Dissolved Oxygen in the Clyde. See attached letter for further information of a drop-in session on 8th June.
12.05.11 - The Waverley is being overhauled in Dry Dock at Greenock.
27.04.11 - Ailsa Craig is up for sale for £2.5M. See article here.
21.04.11 - New Clyde ferry service launched from city centre to Braehead.
05.04.11 - SSE look to develop first Scottish offshore wind turbine testing site at Hunterston. Click here for more information.
16.03.11 - Scotland's Marine Atlas has now been published by the government. It is an assessment of the condition of Scotland's seas and will be used to inform the national marine plan as well as to implement the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. There is a section on the Firth of Clyde.
13.02.11 - Hopes for new John Muir coast-to-coast trail in Scotland. The proposed route runs from Dunbar in East Lothian to Greenock on the Firth of Clyde, it is hoped this route will rival the already established West Highland Way and the Southern Upland Way. To find out more click here.
23.11.10 - Marine Scotland are currently consulting on, Scottish Marine Regions - defining their boundaries. This consultation sets out examples that exist currently for dividing the sea into regions and discusses the possible approaches to identifying Scottish marine regions for marine planning purposes. To read more click here.
6.10.10 - Sandstorm of protest as power station row grows, reports the Evening Times. Gaint sand pictures are drawn on the beach at Irvine in protest against the issues surrounding Hunterston power station. For more about this article click here.
6.10.10 - Did anyone see Monday's Panorama report on "the price of Britian's dissapearing wildlife"? The decline of white fish in the Firth of Clyde was featured as an ecosystem in decline, if you would like to read the article or view again on iplayer click here.
13.9.10 - The Green Blue 2010 Annual Conference is being held in Glasgow on the 9th of October. The conference is aimed at anyone who works within the marine industries including marinas and boatyards, both inland and coastal. It will also prove useful to people who are active in their local yacht clubs. To find out more go to The Green Blue website at www.thegreenblue.org.uk
24.8.10 - A Clyde and Loch Lomond cycle ride has been included as one of the top 10 short bike rides in Britain. It is perfect for cyclists who like to take it easy and where navigation is straightforward, the route runs from Bowling to Dumbarton and on to Balloch. Click here to see the full article.
12.8.10 - Exploration of the Firth of Clyde and surrounding sea lochs got underway this week to confirm the presence of some of Scotland's most important marine wildlife features. Click here for the full article.
22.07.10 -The 2010-2011 Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) Annual Report Card has been published. It provides the very latest updates on how climate change is affecting our seas. Topic's covered include air-sea carbon exchanges, deep sea habitats, waterbirds and human health. For the full report click here.
12.07.10 - Clyde ecosystem 'in meltdown', researchers at the University of York have set alarm bells ringing with a warning that the Clyde has become “an ecosystem in meltdown.” See article in the Herald.
10.03.10 - Scotland's Marine Bill recived Royal Assent making it the Marine (Scotland) Act. Link to Scottish Government website.
17.02.10 - The HMS Ark Royal visits Loch Long to take on arms. See article at the Scotsman.
04.02.10 - Marine Bill has been passed by Parliament. See Scottish Government news release.
28.01.10 - Fishing vessel involved in collision incident with cargo vessel in Firth of Clyde. Read article.
27.01.10 - The Renfrew ferry service may be saved by a business entrepreneur. See link to Paisley Daily express article.
23.01.10 - A non-native invasive species has been found in the Clyde - the carpet sea squirt has been found at Largs Marina, thought to have been brought over on ships hulls from Ireland or Wales. Read BBC article here.
19.01.10 - Scotland's new ban on shark finning receives recognition. Read article here.
19.01.10 - Fishing boats sign up for "Fishing for Litter" scheme to help reduce the amount of marine litter. Read BBC article here.
12.01.10 - Sustainable housing development on banks of the Clyde receives Passivhaus accreditation for energy efficiency. Read the Press & Journal article.
07.01.10 - Read about the redevelopment of James Watt Dock in Greenock here.
26.12.09 - The idea of a barrage across the Clyde is now being discussed. Read article here.
December 2009 - Keep Scotland Beautiful are looking for groups to register for next year's National Spring Clean which takes place from 1st to 30th April. Find out more at the KSB website.
20.11.09 Read about the launch of a Clyde-built offshore patrol vessel constructed for the government of Trinidad & Tobago at Clyde Waterfront news & events.
18.11.09 The Marine (Scotland) Bill passed Stage 1 of the parliamentary process on 29 October 2009. Stage 2 - Consideration of Amendments - starts today, 18 November 2009. Follow this link to the Scottish Parliament website to read more.
12.11.09 The UK Marine and Coastal Access Bill received Royal Assent today. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament, i.e. law. Read more at the UK Parliament website.
10.11.09. Fishing gear designed to let unwanted fish go is being trialled by Scottish Vessels. See The Herald's article here.
06.11.09 The contract for the new South Glasgow Hospital has been awarded. This project will contribute significantly to Govan's regeneration. Read more here.
26.10.09. £100m investment in a new office, retail and leisure complex on the banks of the Clyde in Glasgow's International Financial Services District. See article in The Herald here.
22.10.09. HMS Defender, a Type 45 Clyde-built warship is launched. Read about it here.
23.09.09 A whale has been spotted in the River Clyde near the city centre, but fears grow for its survival. Read news article.
August 2009. Scottish Water is investing in a new waste water treatment plant to protect the marine environment and improve bathing waters on Arran. Follow the link to the article in the Arran Banner here.
New cruise launched on the River Clyde for August 2009 only. Read more here...