Part 2 of our photo feature on the 2017 Stena Line Irish Sea refit period featuring Stena Superfast X, Stena Nordica (on refit relief duties), Stena Superfast VII, Stena Superfast VIII, Stena Precision, and Stena Performer. Part 1 (which is in an older format) is here.
#5 – Stena Superfast X
Stena Nordica (This years relief vessel)
Having relieved Stena Superfast X at Dublin, Stena Nordica returned to the North Channel again this year, following spells on charter with DFDS and GNV. Stena Nordica is of course a part-sister ship to P&O’s European Causeway and European Highlander having originally been built for P&O as European Ambassador. To have a look around inside Stena Nordica click here.
#6 – Stena Superfast VIII
#7 – Stena Superfast VII
The following images of Stena Superfast VII were taken during a visit by NI Ferry Enthusiasts to Harland & Wolff’s Belfast Dry Dock at the invitation of Stena Line. With thanks to Diane Poole OBE, Senior Master Alastair McCarlie, and of course Harland and Wolff for making the visit and these pictures possible.
#8 – Stena Performer
#9 – Stena Precision
The above article is Copyright © Steven Tarbox / NI Ferry Site and the named photographic contributors. Special thanks to Scott Mackey for providing the majority of the photographs used, and Diane Poole @ Stena Line.