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Wightlink launches a new flexible freight shipping initiative

Wightlink is offering haulage companies the opportunity to deliver goods to and from the Isle of Wight in a more flexible way by using its new ‘drop trailer’ system. By arrangement, lorry drivers delivering to the Island can drop off their trailers securely at Portsmouth International Port (PIP) at the entrance to the city and […]

July, 25th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink named as a finalist for a top transport award

Wightlink has been shortlisted for the title ‘Ferry Operator of the Year’ at the National Transport Awards, reflecting the company’s £45million investment in its Portsmouth-Fishbourne route. Kirsty Walton, on behalf of the judges, says: “This year we received a great deal of entries from across the UK for all categories. As usual, the quality of […]

July, 19th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Loyal cross-Solent traveller recognised by Wightlink

Wightlink has congratulated customer Gary Theobald for notching up 35 years travelling from Yarmouth to Lymington to work at the Regent Centre in Christchurch. Staff surprised the season ticket holder as he arrived at Lymington to cross the Solent with his partner Pat and handed over a travel voucher to say thanks for his loyalty […]

July, 8th 2019 Read full Press Release »

Wightlink joins major international research project to support coastal marine life

Wightlink has teamed up with ecologists and engineers at Bournemouth University to take part in a European Union-funded €4.6million project to look at ways to protect the marine environment on both sides of the Channel. It will examine how artificial rockpools fixed to harbour walls, including Wightlink’s Fishbourne port, are increasing biodiversity by providing habitats […]

July, 1st 2019 Read full Press Release »

Yarmouth’s lifeboat benefits from sales of Wightlink’s charity calendar

Wightlink Chief Executive Keith Greenfield has presented a cheque for £500 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in Yarmouth and seized his opportunity to look round the organisation’s impressive Severn-class lifeboat. The money was raised through sales of Wightlink’s popular 2019 charity calendar featuring photographs of its ferries and FastCats taken by crew members […]

July, 1st 2019 Read full Press Release »

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