NorthLink Ferries is now accepting bookings for travel to and from Orkney and Shetland for next year.
The ferry operator will continue with its current timetable and fares as well as cater for popular events by providing a temporary revised schedule when required.
Peter Hutchinson, Customer Service Director at NorthLink Ferries, said: “NorthLink Ferries is very happy to now be accepting bookings for 2016.
“The timetable ensures that the lifeline service continues to provide a variety of sailing options for island residents and those visiting the Northern Isles throughout the year.
“We look forward to welcoming passengers on board during 2016.”
NorthLink Ferries operates sailings from Aberdeen to Kirkwall and Lerwick as well as sailings from Scrabster to Stromness. Those who wish to book or require further information should go to www.northlinkferries.co.uk or call 0845 6000 449.