The MV Pentalina will be back serving the route from St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, to Gills Bay on the Scottish mainland from the 18th of April
Orkney Ferries Raised Again in Parliament & The Nordic Sea Saga
In 2020 OIC was given an extra £750,000 towards the cost of Nordic Sea which the council had bought at an estimated capital cost of £1,535,000. T
The Road to the Isles – By Ferry – Is this the Future?
Why is Scotland so lacking in ambition that nearly a quarter of the way into the 21stC, ferry is still the only way for most islanders, mainlanders and freight to get to and from our islands ?
Labour Accuse the Scottish Government of Presiding over a ‘Ferry Fiasco’ to the Northern Isles
The awarding of the Northern Isles Ferry contract has been delayed again due to a legal challenge by CalMac Ferries Ltd.
Stormy Seas Ahead for Ferries to the Northern Isles
The 8 year contract is estimated to be worth around £370m.
Northern Isles Ferries Procurement – All Routes to be Tendered as One Single Bundle
The contract, worth an estimated £370million, will run for eight years
Serco Northlink Contract to Continue till October 2019
“Making sure our ferry services support our island and remote rural communities remains at the heart of this exercise. “