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Almost a thousand years of service recognised at Wightlink

Thirty two Wightlink staff who reached career milestones over the last year have been rewarded with a celebration lunch at the Square Tower in Portsmouth. Directors and senior managers praised their hard work looking after customers and heard anecdotes from colleagues who sail the Solent on car ferries and catamarans or are based at the […]

October, 25th 2017 Read full Press Release »

Cheap thrills await at Gunwharf Hallowe’en spectacular

Islanders can enjoy some cheap thrills at a spectacular new Hallowe’en event courtesy of Wightlink. The ferry company is offering discounted travel for those brave enough to visit Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth this half term for the gruesome live scare attraction Torment – a 7,000 square foot immersive walk-through Halloween experience themed as a Victorian […]

October, 23rd 2017 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink welcomes Daryl Palmer

Daryl Palmer has joined Wightlink as Operations Director. He began his career as an apprentice engineer in Yorkshire then spent 20 years with Royal Mail and 11 years at Heathrow Airport in roles including Head of Operations in Terminals 1, 2 and 5. “I am joining the company at a significant time,” he says. “Wightlink’s […]

October, 4th 2017 Read full Press Release »

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