24th April 2019
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NorthLink cancels tonight’s sailing of Hjaltland from Lerwick to Aberdeen

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NorthLink has cancelled tonight’s sailing of the Hjaltland from Lerwick to Aberdeen after severe winds were forecast.

The Hrossey is still scheduled to leave Aberdeen tonight at 7pm on the northbound run.

The cancellation of tonight’s southbound service will mean two ferries in Lerwick tomorrow, and will have a knock-on effect on tomorrow’s northbound sailing from Aberdeen.

The ferry operator has apologised for the inconvenience caused.  Passengers are advised to check sailing details on the NorthLink website at www.northlinkferries.co.uk

About Ryan Taylor

Ryan Taylor has worked as a reporter since 1995, and has been at The Shetland Times since 2007, covering a wide variety of news topics. Before then he reported for other newspapers in the Highlands, where he was raised, and in Fife, where he began his career with DC Thomson. He also has experience in broadcast journalism with Grampian Television. He has lived in Shetland since 2002, where he harbours an unhealthy interest in old cars and motorbikes.

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