NorthLink News

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!

Passenger numbers rise by ten per cent

Passenger numbers rise by ten per cent

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.

Videos

Videos

View videos about the NorthLink Ferries service to Orkney and Shetland here!

Northern Isles pupils call for passengers’ attention

Northern Isles pupils call for passengers’ attention

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.

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.

NorthLink Ferries backs young people’s journey to the future

NorthLink Ferries backs young people’s journey to the future

In support of the Year of Young People 2018, and in partnership with Caber Coffee’s Ethyco range, NorthLink Ferries is looking for two outstanding young people to apply for a travel bursary. The bursary is intended to be used towards the cost of attending a significant cultural or leadership event. Two grants are available and can be used towards event entry fees, accommodation or travel.

Reduced ferry fares from Saturday 30th June 2018

Reduced ferry fares from Saturday 30th June 2018

Following a formal announcement from the Scottish Government today (Friday 29th June 2018), Serco NorthLink Ferries welcome news that reduced ferry fares will be applied to their services from Saturday 30th June 2018 on the following routes: Aberdeen to Lerwick / Lerwick to Aberdeen / Lerwick to Kirkwall / Kirkwall to Lerwick

Kids go wild with NorthLink Ferries

Kids go wild with NorthLink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries is celebrating Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 by offering its youngest passengers the chance to tap into their wild side. Pop-up binoculars and wildlife calendars providing helpful nature-watching tips are being offered to younger passengers travelling on the ferry service, helping them spot unique wildlife as they make their way to and from the Northern Isles.

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