19th September 2019
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NorthLink ferries to leave early

NorthLink ferries to leave early

0 comments, 14/09/2019, by in News

Passengers on the NorthLink ferries should expect early departures today (Saturday). Due to high winds the southbound sailing of the Hrossey will now depart at 5pm, two hours ahead of its scheduled departure. The Hjaltland will now leave Aberdeen at 3pm and will no longer call to Kirkwall. ... Read more...

NorthLink sailing to bypass Orkney

NorthLink sailing to bypass Orkney

0 comments, 09/11/2018, by in News

NorthLink are advising passengers of disruption to tonight's (Friday's) sailings. M.V Hjaltland's southbound sailing from Lerwick will depart on time at 5.30pm. However, its stop in Kirkwall has been scrapped and the vessel could arrive in Aberdeen up to two hours late. The sailing of the Hros... Read more...

NorthLink warn of minor delays

NorthLink warn of minor delays

NorthLink are advising customers of potential weather delays ahead of tonight's (Saturday) sailings. The northbound sailing of the Hjaltland is scheduled to depart Aberdeen on time but may be subject to delays of up to an hour arriving in Orkney. The southbound sailing of the Hrossey is set to... Read more...

Hospital repairs needed after downpour

Hospital repairs needed after downpour

5 comments, 23/10/2018, by in News

The Gilbert Bain Hospital remains fully operational despite leaking caused by yesterday's (Monday's) downpour, NHS Shetland has said. "All patient services and clinics are running as usual and contingency plans are in place if the water damage becomes more extensive", said a health service statem... Read more...

More ferry cancellations

More ferry cancellations

NorthLink has cancelled both its northbound and southbound sailings for the second day in a row, owing to bad weather. Friday's freight services have also been cancelled as Shetland continues to experience high winds. Sailings are expected to go ahead on Saturday although the sailing from Aber... Read more...

Ferry cancellations

Ferry cancellations

NorthLink has cancelled both its northbound and southbound sailings on Thursday owing to high winds. Freight services have also been cancelled and the firm has warned of disruptions lasting into the weekend. Friday night's sailings are "under review with a high possibility of cancellation", t... Read more...