NorthLink News

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!

NorthLink Ferries Treats Passengers to Random Acts of Kindness

NorthLink Ferries Treats Passengers to Random Acts of Kindness

NorthLink Ferries’ passengers were in for a treat on Sunday 17 February as the ferry operator surprised travellers with a series of gifts in celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Day. Marking the day, which aims to spread kindness across the world, passengers were greeted with gestures including complimentary upgrades, activities and toys for children as well as refillable water bottles that can be topped up whilst travelling.

Videos

Videos

View videos about the NorthLink Ferries service to Orkney and Shetland here!

All about Serco NorthLink Ferries

All about Serco NorthLink Ferries

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.

Invitation to Tender (ITT) announcement

Invitation to Tender (ITT) announcement

Responding to the release of the ITT for Scotland’s Northern Isles Ferry Services, Serco’s Managing Director of NorthLink Ferries Stuart Garrett, commented: “Serco welcomes the release of the Invitation to Tender (ITT) and we are looking forward to submitting a compelling bid for the service, building on the improvements which we’ve already introduced over the past six years."

NorthLink Ferries puts the “fun” into £7,000 fundraising for The ARCHIE Foundation

NorthLink Ferries puts the “fun” into £7,000 fundraising for The ARCHIE Foundation

From sponsored walks, to abseiling down buildings, the NorthLink Ferries team has done it all in an effort to raise as much money as possible for the organisation. With £7,072.35 now handed over to the charity, The ARCHIE Foundation will be able to continue to provide specialist equipment and staff, create a welcoming hospital environment for families and provide accommodation for parents that need it.

Improving ferry access

Improving ferry access

Further accessibility improvements will be made on Scotland’s ferries following the fourth round of awards from the Ferries Accessibility Fund. Almost £80,000 is being awarded to Serco NorthLink Ferries and the National Autistic Society for plans that include the provision of Changing Places facilities on board vessels, as well as specialist equipment and staff training to help autistic passengers.

NorthLink Ferries helps entrepreneurial school pupils with Christmas donation

NorthLink Ferries helps entrepreneurial school pupils with Christmas donation

A group of entrepreneurial school pupils from Cullivoe Primary School are offering bumper Christmas hampers after a donation of 200 jam jars from NorthLink Ferries. As part of the school’s ‘Christmas Hamper Enterprise’, NorthLink Ferries delivered the jars to promote recycling and encourage the children to be creative with how they’re reused.

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