The Brand-New Pentland Ferries Vessel Has Arrived In The Islands
The latest vessel to link Orkney and the Scottish mainland via the Pentland Firth has arrived in local waters.
£370-Million Ferry Contract Poses ‘Existential Threat’ To Pentland Ferries
Pentland Ferries, which operates a service between Gills Bay and St Margaret’s Hope, has claimed a proposed £370-million contract to provide ferry services to the Northern Isles poses an “existential threat” to its market position.
Strategic Marine launched ALFRED, the new vessel for Pentland Ferries. This happened in Vung Tao, Vietnam. Designed by BMT SSD, the 85m catamaran is due to enter service later this year, transporting up to 430 passengers, 98 cars and 12 lorries between the Orkney Islands and mainland Scotland.