27th April 2015
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

About Shetland Times

The Shetland Times Ltd is Shetland’s leading communications organisation. Founded in 1872 the company publishes the islands’ popular weekly newspaper The Shetland Times.

Posts by Shetland Times

Cemfjord search suspended
0 comments, 04/01/2015, by in News

Shetland Coastguard and other search and rescue teams have suspended their efforts in the hunt for survivors from the cement carrier Cemfjord which capsized and sank in the Pentland Firth – with no sign of the eight missing crewmen. (more…) Read more...

Ocean Endeavour sails off

Another of the accommodation vessels used by Shetland Gas Plant workers, the Ocean Endeavour, left Lerwick Harbour today.The departure of the cruise ship leaves just the three barges, the Sans Vitesse at Victoria Pier and the Bibby Stockholm and Kalmar at Holmsgarth, left in the town.The... Read more...

More ferry disruption
2 comments, 18/12/2014, by in News

Tonight's  southbound sailing of NorthLink ferry Hjaltland will depart at 4pm due to a poor forecast. The arrival time into Aberdeen in subject to delay.The northbound sailing of Hrossey from Aberdeen will only go to Kirkwall, and the vessel will return to Aberdeen on Friday night. Read more...