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Possible Disruption to Services - Thursday 20 September 2018.

19/9/2018 14:25

Due to the continuing bad weather forecast for Thursday morning, all sailings on all routes for the morning of Thursday 20th September will be under review. Decisions will be made in the morning regarding cancellations, and updates will be made as applicable for any cancellations made.

Disruptions to Service - Wednesday 19 September 2018

19/9/2018 09:10

Due to adverse weather condtions there have been the following cancellations to services

(updated 14:01hrs 19/09/2018)

Outer North Isles

Sailings are operating apart from the following

12:00 Kirkwall to Westray and return sailing has been cancelled.

16:00 Kirkwall to Stronsay/Eday and return sailing has been cancelled.

16:20 Kirkwall to Westray and return sailing has been cancelled.

16:40 Kirkwall to Sanday and return has been cancelled.

South Isles - Houton Services

The following sailings have been cancelled.

16:40 Lyness to Houton

17:30 Houton to Lyness

Flotta residents should be aware that if they are intending travelling to Houton via Lyness on the scheduled 16:00 sailing from Flotta that the service terminates on arrival at Lyness at 16:20 so they will not be able to travel onwards to Houton.

Shapinsay Services

The last sailing from Shapinsay will be 15:15 and the last sailing from Kirkwall will be at 16:00

Graemsay & Moaness (North Hoy) Services

Currently sailing to timetable

Tingwall Servcies

Currently sailing to timetable

Amendment to 0740 Sailing Kirkwall/Eday/Sanday Thursday 20th September 2018

4/9/2018 16:15

The scheduled 07.40 sailing Kirkwall/Eday/Sanday/Kirkwall has been amended. It will not call at Eday, it will go direct to Sanday and then return to Kirkwal.

New times as follows-:

07:40 Depart Kirkwall

09:05 Arrive Sanday

09:15 Depart Sanday

10:40 Arrive Kirkwall

Passengers who were intending to travel on the 07:40 sailing from Kirkwall to Eday should make arrangements to travel on the scheduled 07:00 sailing Kirkwall/Stronsay/Eday/Kirkwall. Residents from Eday who were intending to travel in to Kirkwall in the morning should also travel in on this sailing departing Eday at 09:40.

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