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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!

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NorthLink Ferries continues to support local suppliers

NorthLink Ferries continues to support local suppliers

A small family-run business from Shetland has been given a boost after partnering with NorthLink Ferries to stock its natural handmade palm oil free soap range on board its passenger vessels. Love from Shetland uses natural and local ingredients in all its products – including milk from the family’s very own goats!

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.

School children show creative flair with NorthLink Ferries writing competition

School children show creative flair with NorthLink Ferries writing competition

School pupils from across Orkney and Shetland have showcased their creativity by putting pen to paper as part of a NorthLink Ferries writing competition. Forming part of this year’s ‘Year of Young People’ celebrations, NorthLink Ferries tasked P6 and P7 pupils from schools across the Northern Isles with detailing five reasons why they believe Orkney and Shetland are great.

Charity cyclists hitch a ride on NorthLink Ferry

Charity cyclists hitch a ride on NorthLink Ferry

A hugely ambitious NHS charity cycle ride around Scotland has received a boost from NorthLink Ferries, who have announced they will be offering the team travel support. Paul Gilmour and four nurse colleagues from NHS Ayrshire and Arran are gearing up to undertake a complete lap of Scotland.

Access to sanitary products sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

Access to sanitary products sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries is proud to be the first ferry operator in Scotland to back the provision of access to sanitary products. This decision follows recent Government announcements to make sanitary products free to people on low incomes and in education.

Orkney drugs dog sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

Orkney drugs dog sets sail with NorthLink Ferries

A former Police Scotland dog set sail aboard NorthLink Ferries passenger vessel MV Hamnavoe this morning (Monday 10 September) to get a glimpse of his new life as a drugs detection dog in Orkney. Whisky, a nine-year-old yellow Labrador, and his handler, PC Matthew Watson, along with Sgt Niall Maclean, travelled on the ferry from Scrabster to Stromness for a two-day visit to meet Whisky’s new team.

Set Sail to the Islands with a Swipe

Set Sail to the Islands with a Swipe

NorthLink Ferries has launched a new mobile booking app to offer customers an additional digital platform to view timetables and book sailings. Now available for smartphone and tablet users - whether for regular travellers or first time visitors - the app is a new and additional way to get to and from the Northern Isles.

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