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!
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!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NorthLink Ferries, through its ongoing sponsorship programme, has once again provided travel support to archaeologist volunteers working at the Ness of Brodgar this summer, after it was opened for an eight week period during July and August.
NorthLink Ferries has teamed up with a sign language interpreting agency to improve access and user experience for its customers with hearing difficulties. The new Sign Solutions InterpretersLive! service will allow deaf customers to communicate more easily with the ferry operator when making calls to the company’s customer service department.
NorthLink Ferries supports Year of Young People with delivery of Shetland Yoal to Stromness Rowing Club
Members of the Stromness Rowing Club have been presented with a traditional Shetland Yoal, built thanks to the NorthLink Ferries Traditional Boat Building Project.