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Stena Europe to Resume Fishguard-Rosslare Service on 24 June

15th June 2021
Stena Europe will remain in dry dock until the end of this month due to a 'combination of complex engineering tasks and issues sourcing parts'. The veteran ferry Afloat adds has operated the Fishguard-Rosslare route for almost two decades and is seen at the south Wales port. Stena Europe will remain in dry dock until the end of this month due to a 'combination of complex engineering tasks and issues sourcing parts'. The veteran ferry Afloat adds has operated the Fishguard-Rosslare route for almost two decades and is seen at the south Wales port. Credit: Wikipedia

Stena Europe is still out of action as a 'combination of complex engineering tasks and issues sourcing parts' have caused the ferry to remain in dry dock longer than anticipated.

According to the Western Telegraph, the Stena Europe will have been in dry dock for over a month.

The ferry was initially taken off the Fishguard to Rosslare run in the middle of May when Stena confirmed that the ferry had been sent for repairs at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast 'following a routine inspection'. Sailings were initially cancelled until May 21.

However, at the end of May the company said that the repairs were still ongoing, with the ferry due to be back on the run by June 4.

No replacement vessel has been put on the Fishguard to Rosslare run in the meantime.

The latest announcement from Stena gives June 24 as the date for when the Europe will be up and running.

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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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