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!
Whether it’s a day of pampering and relaxation or one of adventure and activities, Mother’s Day is always the perfect opportunity to remind mums how special they are. As sons and daughters travel this weekend to see their mums, NorthLink Ferries is helping those still searching for that perfect gift by offering the chance to win a beautiful handmade pendant from Shetland Jewellery.
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More than 75 school pupils from across Orkney have celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight by attending an event with NorthLink Ferries on board passenger vessel MV Hamnavoe. Whilst docked in Stromness, MV Hamnavoe hosted the first ‘Fairtrade Ferry to a Fairer Future’ event in Orkney with help from the Orkney Fairtrade Group and Aberdeen for a Fairer World team to highlight the impact and benefits of using Fairtrade products.
Ahead of World Book Day 2019, Serco NorthLink Ferries is offering its social media followers an opportunity to get their hands on some of the best literature that the Northern Isles has to offer. This Thursday (7 March) the lifeline ferry operator is calling on its Facebook followers to enter its prize draw to win either a bundle of books by Shetland’s finest writers or those from Orkney.
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.
Serco NorthLink Ferries has been commended by the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, Paul Wheelhouse, for developing young people from Shetland and Orkney and becoming the first and only ferry operator in Scotland to receive the highest Investors in People accreditation.
NorthLink Ferries is set to star in a new STV documentary on Friday (08 March), providing viewers across the country with a unique insight into life on board the company’s passenger services. Titled All Aboard and broadcast at 8pm, the 30 minute programme follows MV Hrossey as she travels between Aberdeen and Lerwick.
On board information workshops and the introduction of new website software are the latest changes being made by NorthLink Ferries to ensure the service is as accessible as possible for passengers with additional support needs.
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.
Love is in the sea air this Valentine’s Day as NorthLink Ferries offers passengers the chance to enjoy a complimentary meal and win some locally crafted jewellery via the NorthLink Facebook page.
On the evening of Friday 25 January, passengers on board MV Hjaltland and MV Hrossey will enjoy a full traditional Burns supper as they depart from Aberdeen and Lerwick, with a menu boasting haggis, neeps and tatties as well as a complimentary nip of Scapa whisky.