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!
Four-legged friends can now travel with their owners between the Scottish mainland and Orkney and Shetland – thanks to new pet-friendly cabins on NorthLink Ferries vessels MV Hamnavoe, MV Hjaltland and MV Hrossey.Read more
During Phase 1 and 2 of lockdown, NorthLink has provided travel for key workers as well as essential islander and freight connectivity.Read more
Serco NorthLink Ferries is continuing to provide key worker travel as well as essential islander and freight connectivity between the Northern Isles and mainland Scotland.Read more
On 21 May 2020, the First Minister published the COVID-19 – Framework for Decision Making setting out Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis ‘the Route Map’.Read more
Passenger volumes have significantly reduced as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and reflect the effectiveness of the application of the Scottish Government’s lockdown criteria.Read more
Serco, the international service company, has signed the contract with the Scottish Government to continue managing the lifeline Northern Isles Ferry Services.Read more