Condor Ferries

  • Ferry NewsSTENA VINGA. Stena Line.

    Stena Line shuffles fleet to boost Birkenhead capacity

    Stena Line's Stena Vinga is to return to Rosslare next week in order to allow the company to increase capacity on the Belfast - Liverpool route.

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  • Ferry NewsNORMANDIE EXPRESS. Image: Brittany Ferries,

    Brittany Ferries’ Normandie Express Joins Condor Ferries

    Brittany Ferries fast craft NORMANDIE EXPRESS is to transfer to Condor Ferries. She will be renamed CONDOR VOYAGER

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  • Local (NI) ferry newsSeatruck Ferries CLIPPER RANGER. Copyright © Scott Mackey

    Seatruck Ro-Ro Clipper Ranger on her way to Canada

    The former Belfast, Larne, Warrenpoint, and Dublin Ro-Ro ferry Clipper Ranger has left Birkenhead for Canada, while Seatruck Power has entered dry dock at Cammell Laird.

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  • Ferry InformationSNAEFELL captured arriving in Belfast on July 4th 2008. Copyright © Alan Geddes.

    Master Jet (ex Seacat Isle of Man / Snaefell)

    Master Jet Fast Facts Current Name: Master JetPrevious Names: MASTER JET, SEA EXPRESS 1, COLOR SEACAT NORGE, SEACAT BOULOGNE, SARDEGNA EXPRESS, HOVERSPEED FRANCE.Shipyard: InCat Tasmania Pty Ltd., Hobart [AU] #26, IMO Number: 8900012Current Operator: AtlânticolineCurrent Route: Length Overall: Beam: Passenger Capacity: 450Vehicle Capacity: 84 carsTonnage: Sister-ships: N/A The 2nd of Hoverspeed’s 5 74m “Seacat” car carrying catamarans was built by International Catamarans (InCat) in Australia and launched as Hoverspeed France on April 28th 1990.  Despite being hull number 26, she was launched some months before hull 23 (Seacat Tasmania), but 3 months after hull 25 (Hoverspeed Great Britain).   All 5 of these “SeaCat” vessels where built to the same “Mark 1” design and specification, with a further 4 built afterwards for other operators to…

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