The Fleet

Details of our 9 ferries are shown below.

Orkney Ferries operates 74 different point-to-point connections across its network, and there are more than 20,000 sailings each year. View our gallery for more images, as well as images to help with accessibility and mobility onboard our ferries.

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Outer North Isles Service

m.v. Earl Sigurd

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1989 @ McTay Ltd., England

719643

Kirkwall

MLKN9

MCA Class IIA/III

771

2 x Mirrlees @ 743kW each

12 knots

45.0m

11m

3.155m

Outer North Isles Service

m.v. Earl Thorfinn

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1989 @ McTay Ltd., England

719644

Kirkwall

MLKP9

MCA Class IIA/III

771

2 x Mirrlees @ 743kW each

12 knots

45.0m

11m

3.155m

Outer North Isles Service

m.v. Varagen

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1988 @ Cochrane Shipbuilders Ltd., England

710153

Kirkwall

MHBM9

MCA Class IIA/III

928

2 x Caterpillars @ 790kW each

15 knots

50.0m

11m

3.006m

Westray and Papa Westray Inter Island Service

m.v. Golden Mariana

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Small Passenger Ferry

1973 @ Bideford Shipyard Ltd., England

365680

Kirkwall

MPHZ2

MCA Class VIA/VI

33

1 Gardner @ 97kW

10 knots

50.0ft

16ft

5.5ft

South Isles - Graemsay and North of Hoy Service

m.v. Graemsay

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Small Passenger Ferry

1996 @ Ailsa Troon Ltd., Scotland

728892

Kirkwall

MWJJ2

MCA Class IV/VI/VIA

82

2 x Mermaid Marine @ 224kW each

10 knots

20.5m

6m

1.95m

Relief Vessel

m.v. Thorsvoe

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1991 @ Campbeltown Shipyard, Scotland

719645

Kirkwall

MNLY8

MCA Class IV

385

2 x Volvos @ 346kW each

11 knots

35.0m

10m

1.8m

Inner Isles - Shapinsay Service

m.v. Shapinsay

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1988 @ Yorkshire Drydock, England

710152

Kirkwall

MHOV8

MCA Class IV

199

2 x Volvos @ 270W each

10 knots

27.0m

9m

1.45m

Inner Isles - Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Service

m.v. Eynhallow

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1987 @ David Abels, England

710149

Kirkwall

MGRN9

MCA Class VIA/VI

104

2 x Volvos @ 220.5kW each

11 knots

29.0m

7m

1.5m

South Isles Service

m.v. Hoy Head

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Ro-Ro Vehicle and Passenger Ferry

1994 @ Appledore Shipbuilders, England

719652

Kirkwall

MSQD2

MCA Class IV

358

2 x Volvos @ 370kW each

11 knots

40.0m

10m

2.5m