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7 days a week sailing to Shetland and Orkney

Daily routes to Aberdeen, Glasgow, Inverness, Scrabster, Orkney and Shetland

Next day deliveries to and from both Shetland and Orkney


  • Groupage freight transported daily through Scotland
  • Goods of any size from a small box to a full load.
  • Temperature controlled freight
  • Modern equipped refrigerated trailers for the efficient movement of frozen and chilled goods
  • Remote temperature controlled tracking to ensure product integrity and traceability.

Hazardous Cargoes

  • Specialists in the transport of dangerous goods
  • Northwards Freight Staff trained in the transport of dangerous goods by sea to OPITO standards
  • Experienced Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor as part of our team
  • Drivers trained under ADR regulations

Full Loads

  • Modern fleet of trailers to ship full loads between Aberdeen, Shetland and Orkney
  • Expert advice to help you transport your goods safely and effectively

Abnormal Loads / Project Cargoes

  • Out of gauge cargo is not a problem at Northwards. We have a wide range of handling equipment and trailers to enable us the flexibility to transport almost anything our customers require.

Bulk Bags

  • Shipping bulk bags in the hold of the freight ships, providing safe efficient transport.

Ships’ Agencies

  • Available on request


For up-to-date information on NorthLink sailings, please visit their Serco NorthLink News page.