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Reduced ferry service as Hjaltland goes into dry dock

The passenger ferry Hjaltland is due to go into dry dock early next month - Photo: Austin Taylor

SERCO NorthLink will operate a one-vessel service for almost three weeks in January to allow its passenger vessel Hjaltland enter a scheduled dry dock period.


The lifeline ferry operator said the Hrossey would operate a revised timetable on the Northern Isles route between Sunday 8 January and Friday 27 January.

Customer service director Peter Hutchinson said: “Operating from the beginning of January, the timetable will offer sailings every other day with no sailing scheduled on a Saturday.

“The scheduled maintenance of the passenger vessel ensures that routine checks of the ship can be carried out.”


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