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Photo Feature – Rosslare Snapshot 26 May 2021

For many years consistency was the theme of Rosslare Europort. However, 2021 has brought a huge variety of tonnage to the port. Many ships have already come and gone and no doubt more changes will occur in time.

The table below is a list of the ferries to have operated at the port so far this year. Many of the previous NIFS stories on this year’s Rosslare developments are linked to, if you wish to learn a bit more about the use of vessel.

Brittany FerriesCAP FINISTERE, CONNEMARA, ARMORIQUE
Stena LineSTENA FORETELLER, STENA HORIZON, STENA ESTRID, STENA EMBLA, STENA EUROPE
DFDSOPTIMA SEAWAYS, VISBY, KERRY, DROTTEN, ARK DANIA, PELAGOS
Irish FerriesISLE OF INISHMORE, BLUE STAR 1

One of the leading ferry photographers around, Gordon Hislip spent the day at Rosslare on 26 May 2021, capturing a variety of the tonnage operating from the port.

STENA FORETELLER at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
STENA FORETELLER at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
BLUE STAR 1 approaches Rosslare, watched by STENA FORETELLER 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
BLUE STAR 1 approaches Rosslare, watched by STENA FORETELLER 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY arriving, with BLUE STAR 1 and STENA FORETELLER in port at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY arriving, with BLUE STAR 1 and STENA FORETELLER in port at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY arriving at Rosslare, 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY arriving at Rosslare, 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY alongside at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
VISBY alongside at Rosslare 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
STENA FORETELLER departing Rosslare for Cherbourg 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.
STENA FORETELLER departing Rosslare for Cherbourg 26 May 2021. Image: Gordon Hislip.

Gary Andrews

Experienced Maritime Professional, a specialist in ship and port operations, Business Development and Customer Experience, Gary has worked for some of Europe’s leading ferry companies. You can follow Gary on Twitter at @garyandrews77
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