“We do have bookings for further cruise ship calls into the county during August, September and October – however, we cannot confirm at this time, how many of those will go ahead.” Jim Buck
Name Orkney’s New Tugs
A public vote is underway to select the names for Orkney’s new tugs – currently under construction in Turkey.
Scapa Pathfinder : Orkney Names its New Pilot Vessel
The name was chosen following a public vote and was the name given to a former pilot launch operating in local waters.
Orkney Voting Opens to Name New Pilot Boat
A public vote opens this week to select the name for Orkney’s new pilot launch – currently under construction in Spain.
Two New Tugs for Orkney Islands Council’s Marine Services.
The design and build contract for the 32-metre tugs was secured by Sanmar Shipyards of Turkey.
Pilot Launch Contract Awarded
The design and build contract for the 21.4 metre vessel was secured by Astilleros Armon S.A which has its main base in Northern Spain.
A Very Busy Year for Orkney’s Marine Services
” In the past three years, over £11,400,000 has been transferred from operating surpluses into the Council’s reserves”
New Look for Orkney Harbours Website
The website provides a wealth of information on the range of services carried out by Marine Services
@cruise_orkney Launched Amid Concerns Over Numbers of Cruise Ships to Orkney
The @cruise_orkney feed will provide up to the minute information on cruise ships in Orkney,