Articles and Features

Articles and special features on NI Ferry Site, such as history articles, photo features, and other posts which do not fit neatly into the other categories on the site.

Could EU funding pave the way for Belfast electric ferries?

Belfast Harbour has made a joint-application with three other ports for EU funding to reduce emissions. What could this mean for Belfast's ferries?

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[A Look Inside] Arrow | Isle of Man Steam Packet

Join us for a rare look inside the Isle of Man Steam Packet Ro-Ro Freight ferry 'Arrow'.

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[Photo Feature] Dublin Port Ferries February 17, 2021

A snapshot of some of the ferries visiting Dublin Port on a single day in February 2021, including some unusual vessels currently on dry-dock relief duty.

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Farewell Stena Mersey! Liverpool ferry leaves Belfast for the final time

Stena Line's Belfast - Liverpool ferry 'Stena Mersey' left Belfast for the last time last night, bringing an end to nearly 15 years service on the route.

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Côte D’Opale – First Details Emerge Of DFDS’ New E-Flexer Ferry

A look inside DFDS's new Dover - Calais ferry, 'Cote D'Opale. The new E-Flexer class ship is expected join the route during summer 2021.

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Introducing Brittany Ferries ‘Galicia’ – a look inside the brand-new ferry

Ahead of her entry into service next week, we take a closer look at Brittany Ferries new ferry 'Galicia' including her layout and facilities.

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Stena Line – 25 Years in Belfast: Cairnryan, Heysham, and Birkenhead

In the second of today's features celebrating 25 years of Stena Line in Belfast, we take a look at developments from 2010 onwards.

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Stena Line – 25 Years in Belfast: The Stranraer years

Twenty five years after Stena Line relocated from Larne to Belfast, we take a look at the ships which served the Belfast - Stranraer route.

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Happy Anniversary European Causeway!

August 14 marks 20 years of service for P&O Ferries 'European Causeway' on the Larne - Cairnryan route.

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From the Archives: Belfast Car Ferries Fold-Out Brochure/Sailing Schedule (1983)

We take a look back almost 40 years to a 1983 Belfast Car Ferries brochure.

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From the archives: P&O / North Sea Ferries joint “Eurolink” land-bridge brochure (approx. 1990)

A look at a P&O European Ferries and North Sea Ferries joint-brochure for landbridge from Larne via Cairnyran and Hull to Belgium and Holland.

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Farewell Stena Lagan! Belfast to Liverpool veteran leaves the UK for rebuilding

Stena Line's 'Stena Lagan' left Merseyside for what could be the last time earlier today.

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