Stena to march for Pride in London

Swedish-owned Irish and North Sea ferry operator Stena Line is to take part in the Pride In London Parade for the first time, on 2 July. Some 70 representatives of crews from the Irish Sea and the North Sea, as well as shore employees, will accompany the Stena Line float, which will be a replica of a Stena Line ferry built by the shipping fit-out company Maddens Marine. It will be part ... [+]

Stena to deploy E-flexers to the booming Baltic

Stena Line will launch its next two new E-Flexer vessels on the Karlskrona/Gdynia route in the Baltic Sea during 2022. The first vessel will start operations in July and the second in November. Both were originally planned to be deployed on the route between Swedish Nynäshamn and Latvian Ventspils, but ... [+]

Stena Line steps up Irish Sea services

P&O Ferries has restarted its services between Liverpool and Dublin, but other routes including Dover/Calais remain suspended. It follows the company’s move on 17 March to sack 800 seafarers and replace them with lower-paid agency staff. Other operators have moved to fill the gap meanwhile. Stena Line said in a statement: ... [+]

Stena ships aim to be top dog on the North Sea

Stena Line has completed a €1 million refit of its two largest ferries, the Stena Hollandica and Stena Britannica. The North Sea vessels, which sail twice daily between Harwich and Hoek van Holland, were in dry-dock in Antwerp for regular annual maintenance where they also received some new additions to ... [+]

Estrid takes Stena customer service crown

One of Stena Line’s newest ships - Stena Estrid - has been crowned Top Ship by the company’s customers – not only on the Irish Sea, but across its entire fleet of 37 vessels on 18 routes. Stena Estrid, which was launched in 2020, showed flexibility and adaptability during a pandemic ... [+]

Consider a life on the ocean wave, says Stena

Stena Line has launched its first national recruitment campaign, entitled ‘A Life Less Ordinary’ to 60 vacancies on board its Irish Sea ships.  The Swedish owned operator says it needs to be prepared for expanded customer levels post-. It highlights the unique work-life balance on offer with 50% of time spent ... [+]

Who can foretell future Irish Sea demand?

Stena Line has redeployed its larger Stena Foreteller ship to the Belfast-Birkenhead (Liverpool) route, adding 13% more freight capacity. Freight routes between Britain and Ireland have witnessed a decline of up to 25% whilst trade routes into Northern Ireland from Britain have seen month on month increases caused in the main ... [+]

A great port – if you can get there

On 21 November, Stena Line marked the 10th anniversary of the opening of its Loch Ryan port at Cairnryan and the introduction of two new Superfast vessels, which heralded the start of its then new Belfast service back in 2011. Over the last decade, the service between Belfast and Cairnryan has ... [+]

Stena to run world’s first long-distance battery ferries

Stena Line has signed an agreement with Frederikshavn Municipality and the port of Frederikshavn to set up the world's first long-distance battery-electric ferry service by 2030. The two Stena Elektra ferries would operate on the approximately 100km Gothenburg-Frederikshavn route and would be ro-pax vessels of about 200 metres length, with ... [+]

Stena gets on board the Mental Health Bus

Ferry company Stena Line has joined with the 5asideCHESS Battling Suicide Bus initiative on the Northern Ireland leg of its UK tour, including the Breaker Breaker Truck Show.The Show, which took place at Nutts Corner on 28 August, is a fundraising Event in aid of men’s mental health, particularly lorry ... [+]

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