Stena chief takes on World Economic Forum role

Stena Line chief executive Niclas Mårtensson has been appointed governor chair of the Supply Chain and Transport Industry Community at the World Economic Forum (WEF) for a two-year term. He takes over from Tan Chong Meng, group chief executive at freight forwarder PSA International. The WEF brings together leaders from business, government, civil society, and academia to shape global, regional and industry agendas. WEF is most famous for the annual meeting ... [+]

Safe pair of hands for Stena in Belfast

Stena Line has appointed Darren Byers as its port manager in Belfast. With over 20 years’ experience within Maritime operations, Darren joins the ferry and port operator from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) where he was area life saving manager covering Ireland and the Isle of Man. In his new ... [+]

Stena to close Sweden/Finland route

Stena Line is to discontinue its route between Nynäshamn in Sweden and Hanko in Finland from 20 October. The service, which was launched in early 2022 in response to heavy market demand has failed to develop as expected due to the geopolitical situation, said the Swedish-based line. The two vessels ... [+]

Stena sailings back to normal

Stena Line has resumed normal sailings on its Belfast-Cairnryan and Rosslare-Fishguard routes.  Services were impacted last week when an onboard incident resulted in the withdrawal of Stena Superfast VII on the Belfast-Cairnryan route. Stena Superfast VII returned to service for the 19:30 sailing from Belfast to Cairnryan on 27 July whilst Stena ... [+]

First voyage for Stena Vision

Stena Line operated the inaugural voyage of the Stena Vision between Rosslare and Cherbourg on 30 June. The new vessel boosts sailings to 12 per week as well as significantly bolstering capacity. [+]

Nordica to stabilise Stena’s Fishguard-Rosslare route

Stena Line says it will secure the future stability of its Fishguard-Rosslare service by redeploying the Stena Nordica to the route. The ship, which has been operating in the Baltic Sea, is a familiar ship on the Irish Sea having provided temporary relief cover on several Irish Sea routes over ... [+]

Stena and Peel Ports look to the future

Stena Line and Peel Ports have signed a deal to operate the 12 Quays port and ferry terminal in Birkenhead until the beginning of the 22nd Century. The Swedish company has operated twice daily ferry services to Belfast since 2011 and the agreement will see them continue to operate there ... [+]

Second E-Flexer for Stena’s Poland-Sweden route

Stena Line has launched its second E-Flexer vessel, the Stena Ebba on the Karlskrona-Gdynia route. It follows the introduction of sister Stena Estelle in September 2022 on the same route. Stena Ebba is one of the largest ferries in regular operations in the Baltic Sea. She is 240 metres long, and ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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