Burness Corlett Three Quays (BCTQ)

  • Strangford Lough FerryStrangford II, with near-sister Portaferry II in the background. Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure.

    STRANGFORD II (Vessel Profile)

    Strangford II was built in 2016 by Merseyside's Cammell Laird to a design by BCTQ for the Northern Ireland Department of Regional Development (Now Department of Infrastructure). She replaces the elderly car and passenger ferry MV Strangford as well as the backup passenger ferry MV Rachlyn.

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  • Rathlin Island Ferry CompanySpirit of Rathlin departing Wiklow. Courtesy of AMS.

    Vessel Profile: Spirit of Rathlin

    Profile of the Rathlin Island passenger and vehicle ferry SPIRIT OF RATHLIN. Includes an overview of her history, technical specifications, and photographs.

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  • Local (NI) ferry newsSTENA SUPERFAST VIII backs down Musgrave Channel towards Harland & Wolff's Commisioning Quay, 10.09.20. Copyright © Steven Tarbox

    PR: BCTQ Designs New Ferries For Northern Ireland Executive

    Strangford Ferry moves towards build with Cammell Laird BCTQ has been working with the Department for Regional Development (DRD NI), part of the Northern Ireland Executive, on the design and development of two car and passenger ferries for the region. The first of these designs for the “Strangford” service has been completed and we are pleased to announce that the build contract has now been signed with Cammell Laird shipyard. Transport Minister Danny Kennedy said: “The new ferry will replace the existing MV Strangford with a new modern ferry that has been designed specifically for this service. The new ferry will be built over the next 18 months and, when it comes into operation, will provide a more reliable and…

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