2024 Dry Dock Timetable

NorthLink Ferries will operate an amended service on routes to Orkney and Shetland as passenger ships undergo scheduled maintenance at dry dock. Please note – forecasted adverse weather conditions may disrupt the published timetable. View our Service Update page for up to date information.

  • MV Hamnavoe (Stromness to Scrabster)Completed.
    Dry dock dates: Monday 8th to Sunday 21st January 2024.
  • MV Hjaltland (Aberdeen to Kirkwall to Lerwick)Completed.
    Dry dock dates: Saturday 3rd to Friday 16th February 2024.
  • MV Hrossey (Aberdeen to Kirkwall to Lerwick)
    Dry dock dates: Monday 11th to Friday 22nd March 2024.

Stromness to Scrabster / Scrabster to Stromness

There were no Pentland Firth sailings from Monday 8th to Sunday 21st January 2024. However there were additional sailings to and from Kirkwall.

See the 2024 Scrabster to Stromness timetable.

Aberdeen – Kirkwall – Lerwick (Northbound)

Sunday 3rd to Sunday 31st March 2024

Dep AberdeenArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Lerwick
Sun 3 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Mon 4 Mar19:00--07:30
Tue 5 Mar19:00--07:30
Wed 6 Mar19:00--07:30
Thu 7 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri 8 Mar19:00--07:30
Sat 9 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Sun 10 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Mon 11 MarNO SAILING---
Tue 12 Mar19:00--07:30
Wed 13 MarNO SAILING---
Thu 14 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri 15 MarNO SAILING---
Sat 16 MarNO SAILING---
Sun 17 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Mon 18 MarNO SAILING---
Tue 19 Mar19:00--07:30
Wed 20 MarNO SAILING---
Thu 21 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri 22 MarNO SAILING---
Sat 23 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Sun 24 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Mon 25 Mar19:00--07:30
Tue 26 Mar19:00--07:30
Wed 27 Mar19:00--07:30
Thu 28 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri 29 Mar19:00--07:30
Sat 30 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30
Sun 31 Mar17:0023:0023:4507:30

Lerwick – Kirkwall – Aberdeen (Southbound)

Sunday 3rd to Sunday 31st March 2024

Dep LerwickArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Aberdeen
Sun 3 Mar19:00--07:00
Mon 4 Mar19:00--07:00
Tue 5 Mar19:00--07:00
Wed 6 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu 7 Mar19:00--07:00
Fri 8 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Sat 9 Mar19:00--07:00
Sun 10 Mar19:00--07:00
Mon 11 Mar19:00--07:00
Tue 12 MarNO SAILING---
Wed 13 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu 14 MarNO SAILING---
Fri 15 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Sat 16 MarNO SAILING---
Sun 17 MarNO SAILING---
Mon 18 Mar19:00--07:00
Tue 19 MarNO SAILING---
Wed 20 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu 21 MarNO SAILING---
Fri 22 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Sat 23 MarNO SAILING---
Sun 24 Mar19:00--07:00
Mon 25 Mar19:00--07:00
Tue 26 Mar19:00--07:00
Wed 27 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu 28 Mar19:00--07:00
Fri 29 Mar17:3023:0023:4507:00
Sat 30 Mar19:00--07:00
Sun 31 Mar19:00--07:00
Header image: Hrossey leaving Aberdeen harbour in the north east of Scotland photo © Copyright photo © Copyright Nick McCaffrey