Fair Isle Ferry Replacement

North Haven, Fair Isle

Fair Isle Ferry Replacement Project

Welcome to the Fair Isle Ferry Replacement project page. 
Overall project updates and progress will be published in this section, as well as stakeholder events, FAQs and other relevant information.

This project aims to deliver a replacement ferry for the Fair Isle ferry route; introducing a larger vessel with increased access and freight handling capability as well as the introduction of Roll on - Roll off (Ro-Ro) services. 




Latest News

Fair Isle Ferry Project Successful in Levelling Up Fund Application

UK Government to provide £27 million for a new roll on-roll off ferry for Fair Isle, with new terminals, through its Levelling Up Fund.


Fair Isle Ferry Replacement Project - Pre-Planning Consultation

Between 5 December 2022 and 15 January 2023 Shetland Islands Council are conducting a Pre-Planning Application consultation on the planned infrastructure works which form part of the Fair Isle Ferry Replacement project.



Fair Isle Ferry Replacement: Project Team

If you have a query or would like more information, please contact the project team:


Transport Planning
8 North Ness Business Park