Celtic Link Ferries

  • Ferry NewsETRETAT at Le Havre. Image: Gary Andrews

    Brittany Ferries Calls Extra Time for Etretat

    The Stena RoRo owned Ropax 'Etretat' is to stay with Brittany Ferries for slightly longer than previously expected.

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  • Irish (ROI) VesselsStena Line's chartered Visentini RoPax STENA HORIZON is seen in Dublin on 22nd March 2018. She was in Dublin providing refit cover for STENA ADVENTURER. Copyright © Gordon Hislip.

    Stena Horizon | Stena Line

    Your guide to 'Stena Horizon', which normally operates on Stena Line's Rosslare - Cherbourg route, including history, technical specifications, and photos.

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  • Ferry NewsSTENA SUPERFAST VIII backs down Musgrave Channel towards Harland & Wolff's Commisioning Quay, 10.09.20. Copyright © Steven Tarbox

    Goodbye Celtic Link Ferries

    With effect of 31st March, the Irish Ferry company Celtic Link ferries ceased to exist as a separate entity and became part of Stena Line.  Celtic Link previously ran the year round Rosslare – Cherbourg service, which they took over from P&O in 2005 after that company abandoned the route the previous year.  The current vessel, the chartered Visentini built ropax Celtic Horizon, is to be renamed Stena Horizon, and the process of repainting her funnel in the Stena house colours began on Monday in Rosslare.  Stena Horizon is a sister ship of Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey, however she has not yet been refurbished to the high standard of the Birkenhead vessels.  Stena subsidiary NMM (Northern Marine Management) are…

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  • Ferry NewsSTENA SUPERFAST VIII backs down Musgrave Channel towards Harland & Wolff's Commisioning Quay, 10.09.20. Copyright © Steven Tarbox

    Stena buy direct Ireland to France route

    (Official Stena Press Release)“Leading European ferry company Stena Line has acquired the Irish-owned Celtic Link ferry service which operates from Rosslare-Cherbourg. Celtic Link currently provides a three times weekly service between Ireland and France with the Mv Celtic Horizon, which can accommodate 1 000 passengers, 200 cars and 120 freight units. Ian Davies, Stena Line’s Route Manager (Irish Sea South) said: “The acquisition of the Rosslare-Cherbourg route is a key strategic investment for Stena Line and one which will help stimulate and strengthen new and existing opportunities for trade and tourism between Ireland, France and beyond. With confidence in the Irish economy strengthening, we see positive long term growth in tourist and freight traffic from the Continent as a real…

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