Stena to double Ireland-Continent space

Stena is to double capacity on its Rosslare to Cherbourg route with an additional freight-only vessel from 4 January.  The Stena Foreteller will join the Stena Horizon which already operates on the route, doubling the frequency of sailings between Ireland and the Continent. The new ship will provide an additional 3 000 lane metres of freight capacity per trip and can accommodate a mix of accompanied and unaccompanied traffic with facilities ... [+]

Stena celebrates quarter century between Dublin and Holyhead

Stena Line celebrated the 25th anniversary of its ferry operations between Dublin Port and Holyhead on 18 November. During its quarter century on the route, it has carried over 3.5 million freight units, 12 million passengers and almost 3 million cars.  If all vehicles that  have travelled with Stena Line to ... [+]

Stena boosts space to Latvia and Sweden

Stena Line is to replace its current vessels on the Travemünde (Germany)-Liepaja (Latvia) route will be replaced with two modern ro pax vessels, adding a further 40% freight capacity, shortening crossing times and offering a fixed timetable with 6 weekly departures in each direction. The new vessels will also offer ... [+]

Charter to boost Stena’s freight space to Belfast

Stena Line is chartering the Seatruck Panorama to boost freight capacity on its Belfast to Liverpool and Belfast to Heysham routes.  Following the dramatic COVID related drop in freight volumes, the operator was forced to remove one freight ship from its Belfast hub which resulted in reduced capacity and frequency.  However, it ... [+]

Stena pushes ahead with retonnaging plan – updated

Stena Line has started construction of two new larger E-Flexer ferries in Weihai, China, despite the Corona crisis. The vessels were ordered in 2018 and delivery is expected in 2022. They are the last of five vessels of the E-Flexer series that Stena Line ordered from sister company Stena RoRo The ... [+]

Stena beats carbon targets

Stena Line says it is now ten years ahead of international targets to reduce CO2 emissions in its recently published sustainability overview, “A Sustainable Journey”. The ferry operator reports a reduction of both total CO2 emissions and per transported ton on board its vessels, reducing the total CO2 emissions by ... [+]

Stena cuts Irish Sea freighter but remains bullish

Stena Line is reducing capacity on its Belfast-Liverpool (Birkenhead) service due to the Corona crisis, which has hit freight demand, removing the Stena Forecaster freighter and cutting 10 trips per week. The move follows the introduction of Stena’s largest ship on the route on 9 March, the brand-new Stena Edda, which ... [+]

Stena halts Sweden-Germany ferry

Stena Line has suspended its ferry route between Trelleborg in Sweden and Sassnitz in Germany until further notice. Freight volumes and train traffic on the route have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company initiated discussions with the worker´s council in Germany and the ferry FS Sassnitz is laid up in Port ... [+]

Stena maintains vital lifeline

Stena Line has taken several steps to help ensure the safety of its freight and passenger customers and employees, whilst maintaining the supply lines for vital medical goods and food supplies. All ferries are continuing to run on schedule, but some services have restricted passenger numbers in order ensure social distancing ... [+]

Stena’s Estrid makes her Dublin debut

Storm Brendan could not prevent Stena Line’s newest ferry Stena Estrid making its maiden voyage this morning on 13 January on the Holyhead to Dublin route. After more than six years’ in planning and construction, Estrid braved the challenging conditions to set sail from Holyhead at 10.55am, arriving in Dublin shortly after 2.30pm where it received a traditional maritime water cannon salute. She is the first of three next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels ... [+]

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