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A Look Inside: Stena Line’s ro-ro freight ferry Stena Scotia

Stena’s Belfast – Heysham ro-ro Stena Scotia

STENA SCOTIA returned to the Irish Sea last week, initially to release her sister-ship STENA HIBERNIA for dry docking, before replacing STENA PERFORMER on the Belfast to Heysham run so she can return to owner Seatruck Ferries after her own dry docking.  In these pictures by regular contributor Scott Mackey we get a rare glimpse inside a vessel which normally only gets seen by freight drivers and her own crew. STENA SCOTIA and her slightly younger sister STENA HIBERNIA were delivered in 1996 to Norfolk Line by Japan’s Miho Zosen of Shimizu, Japan. With thanks to Scott Mackey and the crew of STENA SCOTIA.

STENA SCOTIAarrives in Belfast from Holland on 03.08.18. Copyright © Scott Mackey.
STENA SCOTIA arrives in Belfast from Holland on 03.08.18. Copyright © Scott Mackey.

All photographs are Copyright © Scott Mackey unless otherwise explicitly stated.

Scott Mackey

Scott Mackey is a Transportation and Transport Research graduate from Ulster University at Jordanstown. He has significant experience in the ferry industry, having worked for Stena Line in onboard services, as a customer services agent and sales support administrator in the freight department. He also has significant experience in public and community transport, having worked for Translink and as project officer of a rural community transport partnership. Scott has written numerous features for shipping and transport magazines and books.
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