• 06:30 Pentland Firth Route – Monday 22nd All Sailings Cancelled / Tuesday 23rd All Sailings Under Review click for more info
  • 10:11 Aberdeen Arrivals and Departures –  Delayed Departure/ Delayed Arrival  click for more info
  • 00:00 Kirkwall (Hatston) Arrivals and Departures – Delayed Arrival click for more info
  • 18:45 Lerwick Arrivals and Departures  – Early Departure / Delayed Arrival click for more info

NorthLink News

Here you’ll find news, press releases and articles about NorthLink’s activities throughout the year! Check back often as it’ll be updated regularly!

Charity cyclists hitch a ride on NorthLink Ferry

Charity cyclists hitch a ride on NorthLink Ferry

A hugely ambitious NHS charity cycle ride around Scotland has received a boost from NorthLink Ferries, who have announced they will be offering the team travel support. Paul Gilmour and four nurse colleagues from NHS Ayrshire and Arran are gearing up to undertake a complete lap of Scotland.

Videos

Videos

View videos about the NorthLink Ferries service to Orkney and Shetland here!

Access to sanitary products sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

Access to sanitary products sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries is proud to be the first ferry operator in Scotland to back the provision of access to sanitary products. This decision follows recent Government announcements to make sanitary products free to people on low incomes and in education.

Orkney drugs dog sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

Orkney drugs dog sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

A former Police Scotland dog set sail aboard NorthLink Ferries passenger vessel MV Hamnavoe this morning (Monday 10 September) to get a glimpse of his new life as a drugs detection dog in Orkney. Whisky, a nine-year-old yellow Labrador, and his handler, PC Matthew Watson, along with Sgt Niall Maclean, travelled on the ferry from Scrabster to Stromness for a two-day visit to meet Whisky’s new team.

All about Serco NorthLink Ferries

All about Serco NorthLink Ferries

Find out all about Serco NorthLink Ferries, who operate three passenger vessels on the Orkney and Shetland routes and have offices in Aberdeen, Hatston, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Scrabster and Stromness.

Set Sail to the Islands with a Swipe

Set Sail to the Islands with a Swipe

NorthLink Ferries has launched a new mobile booking app to offer customers an additional digital platform to view timetables and book sailings. Now available for smartphone and tablet users - whether for regular travellers or first time visitors - the app is a new and additional way to get to and from the Northern Isles.

NorthLink Ferries introduces new sign language service

NorthLink Ferries introduces new sign language service

NorthLink Ferries has teamed up with a sign language interpreting agency to improve access and user experience for its customers with hearing difficulties. The new Sign Solutions InterpretersLive! service will allow deaf customers to communicate more easily with the ferry operator when making calls to the company’s customer service department.

Passenger numbers rise by ten per cent

Passenger numbers rise by ten per cent

Northern Isles ferry operator NorthLink Ferries has today, Wednesday 18th July 2018 reported a 10 per cent increase in the volume of passengers who have travelled on the route network since the firm took over running the lifeline ferry service in July 2012.

Northern Isles pupils call for passengers’ attention

Northern Isles pupils call for passengers’ attention

Northern Isles school pupils are calling for passengers’ attention with the introduction of refreshed safety briefing announcements on board NorthLink Ferries passenger vessels as part of the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People 2018.

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