19th April 2019
Established 1872. Online since 1996.

Engine fault delays Hrossey sailing

0 comments, , by , in News

NorthLink’s ferry Hrossey left Lerwick three-and-a-half hours late last night due to engine problems.

The vessel had been due to leave at 5.30pm to sail to Aberdeen via Kirkwall, but eventually left at 9pm.

The Hrossey was delayed due to engine troubles.

The Hrossey was delayed due to engine troubles.

This morning Hrossey was due to arrive in Aberdeen at 7am but arrived just over two hours later at 9.10am.

A spokesman for NorthLink said the engine problem had been “nothing major”. It was fixed locally and will not require further attention.

He added that passengers on board were offered complementary tea and coffee during the delay.


Your Comment

Please note, it is the policy of The Shetland Times to publish comments and letters from named individuals only. Both forename and surname are required.

Comments are moderated. Contributors must observe normal standards of decency and tolerance for the opinions of others.

The views expressed are those of contributors and not of The Shetland Times.

The Shetland Times reserves the right to decline or remove any contribution without notice or stating reason.

Comments are limited to 200 words but please email longer articles or letters to editorial@shetlandtimes.co.uk for consideration and include a daytime telephone number and your address. If emailing information in confidence please put "Not for publication" in both the subject line and at the top of the main message.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.