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P&O Ferries’ European Seaway on her way to Larne.

P&O Ferries refit relief vessel for Larne this year, the German-built Dover – Calais freight ferry EUROPEAN SEAWAY, left Calais earlier today with a destination of Larne.  The 180m long Schichau-Seebeckwerft built vessel will operate the Larne – Cairnryan route in place of first EUROPEAN HIGHLANDER then EUROPEAN CAUSEWAY whilst they go to Cammell-Laird (Birkenhead) for refit and dry docking.  This will be the first time the vessel has visited either Larne or Cairnryan, and she will be the largest vessel to ever operate between the ports.  You can track the progress of EUROPEAN SEAWAY below.  At present it is expected that she will arrive in Larne for the first time around 8am on Wednesday morning (3/5/17), with her first services from the port expected to be at the weekend.  As always, please check with P&O Ferries directly for the latest sailing information.


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Steven is a former retail professional and a ferry writer and photographer. He created NI Ferry Site as a web design project in 2014 to be a news and information source for everyone with an interest in ferries, with a particular focus on Northern Ireland. Steven is the editor of the website and looks after all of the technical aspects.
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