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 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.
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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.
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, 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.
Northern Isles ferry operator NorthLink Ferries has today, Wednesday 18th July 2018 reported a 10 per cent increase in the volume of passengers who have travelled on the route network since the firm took over running the lifeline ferry service in July 2012.
Northern Isles school pupils are calling for passengers’ attention with the introduction of refreshed safety briefing announcements on board NorthLink Ferries passenger vessels as part of the Scottish Government’s Year of Young People 2018.
Crew members from Longhope lifeboat were delighted to receive a cheque recently from Serco NorthLink Ferries for £2090. This very incredible sum was raised from a staff survey which saw a donation made to the RNLI for every completed response.