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Wightlink highlights its green credentials at the Isle of Wight’s first Environmental Conference

Wightlink Chief Executive Keith Greenfield has spoken about the ferry company’s green initiatives at the inaugural Isle of Wight Environmental Conference at Cowes Yacht Haven. The event, organised by the Isle of Wight Council, brought together 170 people to discuss how the Island can secure a low carbon, resource efficient and environmentally sensitive future. Council […]

June, 26th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink welcomes leading marine technology specialist

A senior executive of the global technology company Wärtsilä has visited Wightlink’s car ferry terminal in Portsmouth and crossed the Solent on St Clare, which is fitted with Wärtsilä engines. Vice-President of Wärtsilä Marine Solutions Aaron Bresnahan and his colleagues met Chief Executive Keith Greenfield and received an update on the ferry company’s £45million investment […]

June, 12th 2018 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink welcomes its new Environmental Officer

Marine Environment Science specialist Nicola Craig has joined Wightlink as the ferry company’s first Environmental Officer. She will focus on how to make its operations as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible, building on initiatives such as installing EV charging points on the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route, reducing plastics whenever possible and encouraging customers to use reusable […]

June, 12th 2018 Read full Press Release »

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