Northlink Ferries Freight

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You can use AferryFreight to book Northlink Ferries freight crossings to Stromness, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Scrabster and Aberdeen. You can also check freight facts, sailing information and ferry times for Northlink Ferries below.

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    Vans - Do I need to travel as freight?

    With Northlink, all private use vans exceeding 3.5 tons must be booked as freight. If the vehicle is being used for commercial purposes you must book as freight, regardless of the van type. If your van is under 3.5 tons and you are not travelling for commercial purposes, please visit our passenger website's Northlink Ferries page.

    Drivers included in price
    Price includes 1 driver
    Cabin included
    Price includes a berth in a shared cabin
    Meals included
    No, payable on board with purchase of meal vouchers
    Hazardous cargo
    Hazardous cargo can be carried, please contact us for more information, quoting the UN number, Class and Packaging Group.
    Unaccompanied freight
    Accepted
    Fuel surcharges
    Do not currently apply
    Extra surcharges
    Vehicles over 2.6m wide have a 50% surcharge
    Other
    Abnormal Loads must be referred. Vehicles between 6 and 9m must have a minimum of 2 lashing points each side. Vehicles over 9m must have a minimum of 4 lashing points each side.

    About Northlink Ferries

    NorthLink Ferries operates lifeline ferry services to the Northern Isles (Orkney & Shetland). NorthLink Ferries is operated by Serco Ltd, working on behalf of the Scottish Government, local authorities and the UK Government.

    NorthLink Ferries sails daily from Aberdeen to Lerwick with frequent calls at Kirkwall and from Scrabster on the north coast of Scotland to Stromness in Orkney.The freight service is fully integrated with the passenger service, the fleet comprising three passenger vessels and two dedicated freight vessels. The freight vessels can deal with heavy and outsized traffic, livestock and hazardous cargoes.


    All private use vans exceeding 3.5 tons must be booked as freight. If the vehicle is being used for commercial purposes you must book as freight, regardless of the van type.

    If your van is under 3.5 tons and you are not travelling for commercial purposes, please visit our passenger website's Northlink Ferries page.

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    On board Northlink Ferries

    On board services includes comfortable lounges, restaurants, bars, sun decks and shops. A berth in a cabin is also included. Private cabins are available to book, please contact us for further details.


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    If you have already made a booking with us, you will find contact details on your booking confirmation email. Alternatively you can log in to My Account to view, amend or cancel your bookings.