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!
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.
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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.
Crew members from Longhope lifeboat were delighted to receive a cheque recently from Serco NorthLink Ferries for £2090. This very incredible sum was raised from a staff survey which saw a donation made to the RNLI for every completed response.
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.
In support of the Year of Young People 2018, and in partnership with Caber Coffee’s Ethyco range, NorthLink Ferries is looking for two outstanding young people to apply for a travel bursary. The bursary is intended to be used towards the cost of attending a significant cultural or leadership event. Two grants are available and can be used towards event entry fees, accommodation or travel.
Following a formal announcement from the Scottish Government today (Friday 29th June 2018), Serco NorthLink Ferries welcome news that reduced ferry fares will be applied to their services from Saturday 30th June 2018 on the following routes: Aberdeen to Lerwick / Lerwick to Aberdeen / Lerwick to Kirkwall / Kirkwall to Lerwick
Serco NorthLink Ferries is celebrating the UN’s #WorldOceansDay, which this year falls on 8 June, by announcing the action it is taking to significantly reduce its use of single use plastic and minimise its carbon footprint.
NorthLink Ferries is offering its passengers a fresh taste of North East Scotland as it welcomes new suppliers - Summerhouse Drinks and Rora Dairy - to its on board offering.
NorthLink Ferries once again hosted a successful wildlife cruise organised in partnership with RSPB Scotland on Sunday 20 May with over 400 passengers travelling on MV Hamnavoe to find out more about nature in the Northern Isles.
NorthLink Ferries is celebrating Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 by offering its youngest passengers the chance to tap into their wild side. Pop-up binoculars and wildlife calendars providing helpful nature-watching tips are being offered to younger passengers travelling on the ferry service, helping them spot unique wildlife as they make their way to and from the Northern Isles.