• 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

Operational News

Early disruption warning to customers

Present weather forecasts indicate the possibility of disruptions to our services from pm on Sunday 21st October through to pm on Tuesday 23rd October 2018.

More detailed updates will follow as forecasts are updated.

Pentland Firth Arrivals and Departures

Updated Monday 22nd October at 06:30

M.V. Hamnavoe

  • Is currently berthed in Stromness
  • Due to forecast Westerly gale force winds and very high seas forecast for the area all sailings on the Pentland Firth route are cancelled today.

Tuesday 23rd October

  • Due to forecast Westerly Gale Force winds and very high seas forecast for the area all sailings on the Pentland Firth route are under review.
  • An update will follow on Monday afternoon.
  • For further information please call 0845 6000 449.

Aberdeen Arrivals and Departures

Updated on Monday 22nd October 2018 at 10:11

M.V Hrossey

  • M.V Hrossey arrived in Aberdeen at 06:52 and is scheduled to depart at 19:00 sailing for Lerwick.
  • Due to forecasted adverse weather conditions departure from Aberdeen may be subject to weather related delays.
  • Arrival into Lerwick on Tuesday 23rd October may be subject to weather related delays of up to two and a half hours.
  • Passenger and car check-in opens at 17:00.
  • Final passenger and car check-in is at 18:30.
  • Car drivers are recommended to check-in at least one hour prior to departure.
  • All passengers are reminded to bring their booking reference numbers with them for check-in.
  • For further information please call 0845 6000 449.

Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) Arrivals and Departures

Updated on Monday 22nd  October 2018 at 00:00

M.V. Hjaltland

  • Has just departed the Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) sailing for Lerwick, Scheduled arrival time into Lerwick is 07:30 this is subject to weather related delays.
  • Next scheduled departure from the Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) is the 23:45 sailing to Aberdeen on Monday 22nd October.
  • Passenger and vehicle check-in opens at 21:00
  • Final passenger and vehicle check-in time is 23:15
  • Vehicle drivers are recommended to check-in at least 1 hour prior to departure.
  • All passengers are reminded to bring their booking reference numbers with them for check-in.

Monday 22nd October

MV Hjaltland is scheduled to depart Kirkwall at 23:45 sailing for Aberdeen. Due to the adverse weather forecast this sailing is under review with a possibility of earlier or delayed departure. A final decision will be made tomorrow morning.

  • For further information please call 0845 6000 449.

Lerwick Arrivals and Departures

Updated on Monday 22nd October at 10:15

M.V. Hjaltland

  • Arrived in Lerwick at 07:30 and was scheduled for departure at 17:30 sailing to Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) and Aberdeen.  Due to adverse weather conditions this sailing will now depart Lerwick at 14:00. Arrival into Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) may be subject to minor weather delays of up to one hour.  Arrival into Aberdeen on Tuesday 23rd October may also be subject to minor weather related delays of up to one hour.
  • Passenger and vehicle check-in opens at 13:15
  • Final passenger and vehicle check-in time is 13:45
  • All passengers are reminded to bring their booking reference numbers with them for check-in.
  • For further information please call 0845 6000 449

Freight Vessel Services

Updated on Monday 22nd October 2018 at 11:50

M.V Hildasay

  • Currently berthed in Lerwick.
  • M.V Hildasay was scheduled to depart Lerwick sailing for Aberdeen at 18:00.
  • Due to forecasted adverse weather conditions this sailing is now cancelled.
  • M.V Hildasay will now depart Lerwick sailing for Aberdeen at 22:00 on Tuesday 23rd October.

M.V Helliar

  • Currently berthed in Kirkwall (Hatston Pier).
  • M.V Helliar is scheduled to depart Kirkwall (Hatston Pier) sailing for Aberdeen at 20:00.
  • Due to forecasted adverse weather conditions arrival into Aberdeen on Tuesday 23rd October may be subject to minor weather related delays.

M.V Arrow

  • Currently berthed in Aberdeen.
  • M.V Arrow was scheduled to depart Aberdeen sailing for Lerwick at 18:00.
  • Due to forecasted adverse weather conditions this sailing is now cancelled.
  • M.V Arrow will now depart Aberdeen sailing for Lerwick at 18:00 on Tuesday 23rd October
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