A look inside: Stena Adventurer (June 2021)

By: Scott Mackey
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Current Name: STENA ADVENTURER Previous Names:
Shipyard: Hyundai Heavy Industries, Ulsan, Republic of Korea, 1393IMO Number: 9235529
Current Operator: Stena LineCurrent Route: Holyhead (UK) - Dublin (ROI)
Length Overall: 211.5mBeam: 29.3m
Passenger Capacity: 1500Vehicle Capacity: 3,400 lanemetres
Tonnage: 43,532Sister-ships: STENA SCANDINAVICA (ex STENA BRITANNICA)

Stena Line‘s STENA ADVENTURER entered service in 2003 on the Holyhead – Dublin route. At the time, she was the longest vessel serving the central corridor at over 211 metres, surpassing Irish FerriesULYSSES by just 3 metres! She brought a huge capacity boost to the route with space for 3,400 lanemetres of freight and up to 1,500 passengers.

STENA ADVENTURER swings on to Dublin Port's berth 51, 23 October 2020. © Robbie Cox.
STENA ADVENTURER swings on to Dublin Port’s berth 51, 23 October 2020. © Robbie Cox.

Over the last 18 years, the vessel has undergone numerous refurbishments and upgrades to her passenger accommodation. Ferry photographer and writer, David Faerder, took a trip recently to look at the latest refurbishment work which was undertaken during 2020. He has kindly provided a selection of photographs here.

Hygge Lounge – Deck 7 forward

Lounge area – deck 7 Port side

Barista Coffee House – Deck 7 Midships

Duty Free Onboard – Deck 7 Starboard side

Trucker’s Lounge – Deck 7 Midships

Bar & Lounge – Deck 8 Midships

Taste Restaurant – Deck 8 Midships

Gaming – Deck 8 Midships

Duty Free Onboard – Deck 8 Forward

Stena Plus Lounge – Deck 8 Forward

Cinemas and Cabins – Deck 9

Outside decks and views

With grateful thanks to David Faerder for sharing his photos with us. All photos are Copyright David Fareder 2021 and should not be copied or reproduced without permission.

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