NorthLink Ferries to Orkney and Shetland

Serco NorthLink Ferries welcomes new look Hjaltland back to service

Serco NorthLink Ferries is set to welcome the MV Hjaltland back to service this week, complete with new livery.

Stuart Garrett, Managing Director at Serco NorthLink Ferries, commented: “Following the extremely positive reception that the Hamnavoe came home to last month, we are looking forward to unveiling the remainder of the fleet. This includes the Hjaltland which will return to service this Thursday (20 February).

“We are confident that the new livery will excite potential tourists about the history and culture of the Northern Isles, with the hope that they will be prompted to experience it for themselves.”

The Hjaltland is scheduled to arrive into Lerwick at 3pm on Thursday, leaving later that evening for a direct sailing to Aberdeen. Budding photographers are being invited to e-mail their photography of the new-look Hjaltland to webmaster@northlinkferries.co.uk – the best image will be selected on Monday (24th February) and the winner will receive a trip from Lerwick to Aberdeen with a cabin.

The new NorthLink Ferries brand was launched in spring 2013 and the new livery marks the final stage of the roll out. This was completed as part of the scheduled repainting and maintenance of the vessel.

Those who wish to book or require further information should go to www.northlinkferries.co.uk/ or call 0845 6000 449. 

Share this page
Print this Page
View more articles about Northlink

More like this:

NorthLink Ferries continues to support local suppliers

NorthLink Ferries continues to support local suppliers

A small family-run business from Shetland has been given a boost after partnering with NorthLink Ferries to stock its natural handmade palm oil free soap range on board its passenger vessels. Love from Shetland uses natural and local ingredients in all its products – including milk from the family’s very own goats!

School children show creative flair with NorthLink Ferries writing competition

School children show creative flair with NorthLink Ferries writing competition

School pupils from across Orkney and Shetland have showcased their creativity by putting pen to paper as part of a NorthLink Ferries writing competition. Forming part of this year’s ‘Year of Young People’ celebrations, NorthLink Ferries tasked P6 and P7 pupils from schools across the Northern Isles with detailing five reasons why they believe Orkney and Shetland are great.