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New Ferry For Pentland Ferries Arrives Safely

9th October 2019

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Scotland's most modern + environmentally-friendly, fuel-efficient ROPAX ferry ship rge MV Alfred, arrived AM today (Wed 09.10.19 at St Margarets Hope.

The boat went round to Kirkwall immediately at the end of 9,000+ miles voyage from the Strategic Marine yard near Ho Chi Minh city (ex. Saigon).

Ar Gills Harbour everyone is delighted to see the safe delivery of this vessel that has 30% more capacity than Pentalina and should end would-be customers being told 'fully-booked, no passage available' and thus cater for all passengers wanting to cross the Firth to Orkney.

At St Margarets Hope the children from the local school all went down to the pier to see it arrive.

With tourism on the North Coast 500 booming and many visitors saying they will be back to spend more time in the north taking ferries to Orkney this is a great addition.

 

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