A look inside: SEATRUCK PACE

SEATRUCK PACE lounge. Copyright © Scott Mackey.

A series of images taken onboard the Seatruck “P-series” Irish Sea freighter SEATRUCK PACE by Scott Mackey.  SEATRUCK PACE is a sister vessel to SEATRUCK PANORAMA, CLIPPER POINT, and CLIPPER PENNANT.

A Look Inside: Stena Lagan visit, 2/11/15

Stena Lagan, alongside VT2, Belfast. Viewed from the freight yard at VT2. Taken following a visit to Stena Lagan on 2nd November 2015. With many thanks to Captain Stephen Millar for his hospitality.

Having been invited aboard by Senior Master, Captain Stephen Millar, I boarded the Stena Lagan on a bright November afternoon with my companion for the visit, Scott Mackey, passing a very full looking Stena Performer berthed at VT1. After introducing ourselves at the guest services desk in the lobby, we were escorted to the crew quarters by the Chief Officer in order to meet Captain Millar. After coffee in the tidy and modern looking crew mess area, we joined Captain Millar on the bridge. I am still taken aback by how spacious the bridges on these modern vessels are compared to the older generations! Captain Millar is certainly very knowledgeable and experienced, and was only too happy to talk about his experiences on his current ship and others. We spotted Stena Superfast VIII swinging off her berth at VT4, and having seen our attempts to take some photos through the … Read more

Stena Mersey, an onboard tour in photographs – July 2015

Stena Mersey stern view with ramps lowered, Victoria Terminal 2, Belfast. © Steven Tarbox

A walk through Stena Mersey recorded in photographs, starting upon entering the main vehicle deck and walking towards the bow end of the passenger accommodation on deck 5, finishing with a view of the bridge on deck 7.  All pictures unless otherwise stated were taken onboard Stena Mersey during her Monday layover in Belfast during July 2015, and are © Copyright Steven Tarbox/NIFerrySite unless otherwise stated.  This page is extremely image heavy and so may take a while to load on slower connections.  There are plans to eventually replace this page as part of a wider rebuild of galleries across this site, which should improve loading times.  2014’s interior gallery is archived here for those who wish to compare. Since this onboard tour was photographed, the Stena Plus lounge on both STENA LAGAN and STENA MERSEY has been relocated.  Photographs of the improved Stena Plus lounge and the area occupied by … Read more