The Pentalina in Kirkwall harbour.
On the 10th of May 1956 The Silent World won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, AIDA Cruises suspended its entire fleet’s passenger shipping operations (all liners) cancelling all voyages with pre-scheduled departures in the period March 14 through April 4, 2020.
Professor John Watson has been named as a Fellow of the IEEE, The world’s largest technical professional organisation for the advancement of technology.
There’s always something new in Kirkwall Harbour
to learn more about the critically endangered Flapper Skate and general marine life in the North Isles.
Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) has been awarded £3.4million from the Scottish Government for its O2 Tidal device.
Murdoch Mackenzie’s 1750 chart of Orkney led to a revolution in mapmaking and was the standard work for navigators until the modern admiralty chart.
How many of our older residents remember Orkney Islands Shipping Company having a hydrofoil on trial around our isles?
The Trust is looking for volunteers to join its team on board Silurian for one to two week surveys running between now and October 2020.