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Seatruck's New Freight-Ferry on Delivery Voyage
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#FERRY NEWS-Seatruck Progress (photo), the first of two 18,900 gross tonnes ro-ro newbuilds due to enter  on Seatruck Ferries Dublin-Liverpool route, is en -route in the English Channel today from  German builders, FGS Flensburg, writes Jehan Ashmore. Her sister Seatruck…
Irish Ferries Win Best Ferry Company
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#FERRY NEWS- Irish Ferries has won the 'Best Ferry Company' award at the Irish Travel Agents Association travel industry awards held last night in the Mansion House, Dublin. This was the thirteenth time that the award has gone to Irish…
Stena Sale Ferry to Spanish Operator
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#FERRY NEWS- Stena Navigator which served on the former Belfast-Stranraer route, has been sold to overseas buyers. She was one of three ferries made redundant following the switch pf ports to a new ferry terminal  in Cairnryan and introduction of…
Stena Line Opens New Port
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Stena Line Opens New Port

25th November 2011
#FERRY–Stena Line's new £80 million Loch Ryan Port and terminal facility in Cairnryan was officially opened today by Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Stena Line Chairman Dan Sten Olsson. The new 27 acre port is one of the most…
New Belfast-Cairnryan Route Celebrates First Sailings
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#FERRY NEWS - Demotix reports that the first ferries have sailed to Northern Ireland from the new £200m Stena Line port facility at Cairnryan in western Scotland. http://www.afloat.ie/port-news/ferry-news http://www.demotix.com/news/935842/stena-line-opens-new-200-facility-cairnryan-scotland The company's final sailings from Stranraer took place at the weekend…
Historic Days on North Channel Ferry Routes
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#FERRY NEWS- In the space of two days, Stena Line opened a new ferry route between Belfast-Cairnryan today following yesterday's closure of services between Belfast-Stranraer, writes Jehan Ashmore. Sisters Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII inaugurated sailings on the…
Second Stena ‘Superfast’ Ferry is Underway from Poland
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#FERRY NEWS- The second of Stena Line's 'Superfast' new ferries Stena Superfast VIII, is en-route fresh from refurbishment in Gdansk, in advance of the new Belfast-Cairnryan route which is to open next Monday, writes Jehan Ashmore. The new route to…
Seatruck’s New Freight-Ferry to Make December Debut
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# FERRY NEWS- Next month, Seatruck Ferries will introduce Seatruck Progress, the first of four new 5,300dwt 'Heysham' max freight-only vessels on the Dublin-Liverpool service, according to a report in LloydsList.com Seatruck Progress was launched in August from the FGS…
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# FERRY NEWS- Next month, Seatruck Ferries will introduce Seatruck Progress, the first of four new 5,300dwt 'Heysham'-max freight-only ferries, on the Dublin-Liverpool service, according to a report in LloydsList.com Seatruck Progress was launched in August from the FGS Flenberg…
Stena Superfast VII Departs Poland for New Belfast-Cairnryan Route
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#FERRY NEWS-Stena Superfast VII the first of two ferries to make a new career on the North Channel departed Poland yesterday after completion of an extensive upgrade in Gdansk. The work included the installation of a Nordic spa containing a…
Dublin Port Outlines Plans for First Dedicated Cruise Terminal
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# CRUISE SHIPS - Dublin Port's 'draft' masterplan which was unveiled to the public today, includes a proposal to develop the first dedicated cruise terminal in the capital port. A site at North Wall Quay Extension has been chosen to…
Restructured Fastnet Line Reduce Year Round Service to Seasonal Schedule
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#FERRY – Following yesterdays High Court appointment of an interim examiner to the Fastnet Line Group, the ferry operator has issued two statements (click here) and an apology to passengers with the immediate closure of sailings, writes Jehan Ashmore. As…
High Court Appoint Examiner to Cork-Swansea Operator
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#Ferry – The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to the Fastnet Line group of companies, which operates the M.V. Julia (1981/22,161grt) on the Cork-Swansea ferry service, according to report on RTE.ie The 154m German built ferry which can…
Seatruck Ferries Second Ro-Ro Newbuild Launched
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#FERRY Two months after the launch of Seatruck Progress, the first of four ro-ro newbuilds for Seatruck Ferries, a second vessel was launched for the Irish Sea freight-ferry only operator, according to Heavy-Lift. Seatruck Power joins her sister as part…
Brittany Ferries End of Season Sailings
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Brittany Ferries last Cork-Roscoff sailing for this year is scheduled for this weekend, writes Jehan Ashmore. Passengers intending to travel on the last inward bound sailing from the Breton port which departs tomorrow (Friday) 28th at 21.15hrs (French time). The…
Award Winning Stena Line Look Forward to New Northern Route
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Stena Line has been voted 'Best Ferry Company' at the annual Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards which was hosted by TV personality Eamonn Homes. The accolade comes in advance to next month's opening of the company's new Belfast-Cairnryan ferry…

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