Aug 2019

Wightlink supports Island charity at its time of need

Wednesday 14, August 2019

Wightlink has lent a helping paw to RSPCA Isle of Wight which has recently experienced a sudden increase in the number of dogs needing help.

Wightlink marks the first anniversary of Victoria of Wight’s homecoming

Monday 12, August 2019

It’s exactly a year since Wightlink’s £30million flagship Victoria of Wight arrived at her home port of Portsmouth after a voyage of more than 3,000 miles from the Cemre shipyard in Yalova, Turkey.

Honours for Rosie the apprentice

Friday 9, August 2019

Wightlink apprentice Rosie Arrow has been presented with an Outstanding Achievement award from the Isle of Wight College for her hard work over the last two years.

Wightlink marks five years of supporting the whale and dolphin charity ORCA

Tuesday 6, August 2019

Experts from ORCA* were on board Wightlink’s hybrid energy flagship Victoria of Wight last weekend scanning the Solent for signs of cetaceans (the collective name for whales, dolphins and porpoises).

Jul 2019

Wightlink launches a new flexible freight shipping initiative

Thursday 25, July 2019

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.

Wightlink named as a finalist for a top transport award

Friday 19, July 2019

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.

Loyal cross-Solent traveller recognised by Wightlink

Monday 8, July 2019

Wightlink has congratulated customer Gary Theobald for notching up 35 years travelling from Yarmouth to Lymington to work at the Regent Centre in Christchurch.

The Wightlink Woof Awards recognise the Isle of Wight’s doggie heroes

Monday 1, July 2019

The Isle of Wight’s appeal as a top destination for dog lovers has been celebrated at the inaugural Wightlink Woof Awards.

Wightlink joins major international research project to support coastal marine life

Monday 1, July 2019

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.

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

Monday 1, July 2019

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.

Jun 2019

Steering the way to renewable energy

Thursday 27, June 2019

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan has seen the results of Wightlink’s £45million investment in its key route from the city to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight for himself on a visit to its car ferry terminal in Gunwharf Road.

Youth Trust Launches Island School’s Mental Health Charter

Tuesday 25, June 2019

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust has launched a brand new Island Schools’ Mental Health Charter. Wightlink has been a long-standing supporter of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust for many years and over the last year that support has included the sponsorship of the Youth Trust’s Mental Health Taskforce.

Wightlink gets ready for the 2019 Isle of Wight Festival

Wednesday 12, June 2019

With just one day to go, the team at Wightlink is making final preparations to carry many thousands of people to this summer’s Isle of Wight Festival.

Tension mounts as the finalists for the Wightlink Woof Awards are announced

Tuesday 11, June 2019

More than 1,300 nominations have been received for this year’s inaugural Wightlink Woof Awards.

Wightlink prepares to remember D-Day

Tuesday 4, June 2019

As Portsmouth gets ready to host the UK’s national commemoration of D-Day tomorrow (Wednesday 5 June), Wightlink will be paying tribute to the soldiers who fought their way onto the beaches of Normandy - and everyone who was involved in the Allies’ invasion of France in 1944.

Wightlink’s summer weekend overnight FastCat sailings get off to a good start

Monday 3, June 2019

Wightlink’s overnight FastCat service on summer weekends began on Saturday 1 June with more than 30 customers travelling on the first crossing after midnight from Portsmouth Harbour to Ryde Pier Head.

May 2019

Wightlink celebrates Island talent at dedicated event

Wednesday 29, May 2019

A group of over 120 people sponsored by Wightlink gathered to celebrate their successes at a special event.

Wightlink and Stagecoach partner to promote through ticketing for NHS patients

Thursday 23, May 2019

Wightlink has partnered with Stagecoach South to provide patients living on the Isle of Wight with transport links to their appointments at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.