Storms cause more ferry disruption

The continuing stormy weather has again disrupted travel on the North Boats with yesterday’s southbound sailing yet to arrive in Aberdeen because of the condtions.

The Hrossey is sheltering near Fraserburgh, waiting for the weather to improve, before she will make her way to Aberdeen Harbour. She is not expected to arrive until 5pm, which means the scheduled northbound sailing to Lerwick is also delayed. Her estimated departure time is 9pm with check-in beginning at 5pm and closing at 8pm.

A NorthLink Ferries spokeswoman said: “MV Hamnavoe is expected to operate to the scheduled timetable today. Meanwhile, MV Hrossey is currently sheltering near to Fraserburgh and once conditions allow it will continue its journey safely to Aberdeen.

MV Hjaltland will depart Lerwick for Kirkwall and Aberdeen at 17.30 hours.”

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