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!
Kids can feed their fathers for a good cause on Sunday 16 June on board Serco NorthLink Ferries. The Father’s Day special means children travelling with their dad can buy him any main course meal at the Feast restaurant menu for a donation of just £1.
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Lerwick Ladies Lifeboat Guild raised more than £9,000 at its latest open day on Saturday (8 June). Hundreds of people braved the weather to attend the event on Victoria Pier which featured stalls, RNLI souvenirs, raffles, teas, barbecue and ice cream, face painting and a full programme of live music.
Visitors to some of Scotland’s main agricultural shows this summer could win free travel to the Northern Isles on board Serco NorthLink Ferries. Anyone stopping by the company’s stand at the Royal Highland Show, Caithness Show, Turriff Show or Isles Shows will be able to enter a prize draw for a trip on board its vessels.
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.
UK’s first large ship-to-shore commercial connection to be installed in Stromness as part of green power project
A project to supply locally produced 'green' electrical power to the MV Hamnavoe NorthLink ferry while docked in Stromness, Orkney, is due to get underway shortly. The project is believed to be the first large commercial ship shore connection in the UK.
Northern Isles ferry operator Serco NorthLink Ferries is predicting its busiest ever holiday season. The company has just completed training for its 31 seasonal Passenger Service Assistants who have joined the team ahead of the summer surge. Bookings in 2019 have already been extremely strong.
Additional Junior Inter County sailings provide perfect island getaway opportunity for weekend holidaymakers
NorthLink Ferries has scheduled additional Kirkwall calls to accommodate this year’s Junior Inter County competition. The additional sailings on Friday 31st May 2019 and Sunday 2nd June 2019, will not only allow the young competitors to reach the sporting event but will also provide the perfect opportunity for holidaymakers to spend the weekend in Orkney.
NorthLink Ferries is to co-host a virtual gathering of travel and tourism enthusiasts later this month. The ScotlandHour Twitter chat in May is to focus on the waters of Scotland, and the social media team at NorthLink Ferries will be helping to curate the discussion, along with Scottish Canals.
NorthLink Ferries has broken its £10k fundraising total for RSPB Scotland following the sell out success of the fifth annual wildlife cruise on board passenger vessel MV Hamnavoe. The event, which took place on Sunday 19 May 2019, offered passengers the chance to spot some of the Northern Isles’ unique wildlife.
NorthLink Ferries has cut approximately 210,000 disposable plastic items from its services. Plastic items – including glasses, cups, lids, teaspoons and portion pots – have either been removed or replaced with sustainable alternatives. Ethical beverage supplier Ethyco now supplies 100% compostable single-use cups and lids across NorthLink Ferries’ food and drink outlets.