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Multi Million Refit of Stena Line Fleet

26th March 2015
Multi Million Refit of Stena Line Fleet

#Harland&Wolff - A £6million refit of Stena Line's fleet of North Irish Sea ferries finishes with the upgrade of Stena Precision at Belfast's Harland & Wolff shipyard over the Easter period.

Seven ships have been upgraded by Stena Line over the last five months with work being carried out at the Belfast shipyard.

Among them adds Afloat.ie, Stena's Belfast-Cairnryan route Superfast serving sisters VII and VIII with Stena Nordica standing in to cover the refits, before the former Dublin-Holyhead route ro-pax heads for a new career with DFDS Seaways on the Dover-Calais service.

Stena Line's Irish Sea North route manager Paul Grant said, "Over the last five years Stena Line has invested more than £250m in its Irish Sea business". For more, Belfast Live has a report, here.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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