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Stena starts Asia service

[ March 20, 2013   //   ]

Stena International Freight started operating its new Asian ferry service between Sokcho in South Korea and the Russian ports in Zarubino and Vladivostok on 19 March. The new service will initially be operated by one ship, New Blue Ocean, which has been liveried in Stena colours.

“It is exciting to see the new service on the new route starting.  It’s a new market for us but one in which we have a great deal of confidence”, said Hans Nilsson, CEO of Stena International Freight.

The ropax ship New Blue Ocean offers 1,400 lane meters of trucks and containers. The business is based on a combination of freight and passengers traffic and the ship has a capacity for 750 passengers.  New Blue Ocean



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