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Wightlink supports whale and dolphin research

Girls and boys at Godshill Primary School discovered more about the whales and dolphins that can be seen around the Isle of Wight and those who live further afield when Anna Bunney from the conservation charity ORCA talked to them at two assemblies. Pupils and teachers alike were enthralled to hear that harbour porpoises, common […]

October, 14th 2016 Read full Press Release »

Steel cutting begins on Wightlink’s new ferry

After months of planning and preparation, work has started to build Wightlink’s new flagship for the Fishbourne-Portsmouth route. It will come into service in summer 2018. Staff at the Cemre shipyard in Yalova began cutting steel on Tuesday (4 October) in a ceremony watched by Operations Director Elwyn Dop and project manager Colin Stanton. The […]

October, 6th 2016 Read full Press Release »

Captain Len views the plans

Former Wightlink Master, 92 year old Captain Len Chivers was the first person to turn up at the ferry company’s community consultation about its £45million pound Investing for the Future project at its Gunwharf car ferry terminal. Wightlink has commissioned a new flagship for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route and has embarked on the construction of a […]

October, 5th 2016 Read full Press Release »

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