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  • New-build FerriesIrish Ferries W.B. Yeats shown under construction at the Flensburger shipyard on 9th February 2018. The previous day the aft section was lifted into place completing the lift of the superstructure onto the hull. Copyright © Frank Jensen.

    [New Build] Irish Ferries’ new Ireland – France Ferry: W.B. YEATS

    Summary of what is known so-far about Irish Ferries new Ireland to France passenger and vehicle ferry, the Flensburger built W.B. YEATS. Includes technical information and regular updates (including photographs) on the progress of the construction of the new Irish Ferries vessel.

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  • Ferry NewsArtists impression of Vikings new cruiseferry which is expected to be delivered in 2020. Viking Line.

    Ferry industry news roundup (wk 2 Apr ’17)

    A roundup of some of the news from the ferry industry in recent weeks. Viking launches FSTR service with former Larne vessel HSC express, whilst competitor Linda Line sells one of their craft. HSC EXPRESS has started the latest chapter of her post-P&O career operating another service in the Baltic, this time for Viking Line as an additional vessel to their fast-conventional RoPax VIKING XPRS on the Helsinki – Tallinn route.  Marketed as Viking FSTR (though still officially named EXPRESS), the former P&O vessel is operating the popular route in competition with Tallink’s ‘Shuttle’ service for vehicles and passengers, Eckerö Line who also carry vehicles and passengers on FINLANDIA, and Linda Line, who only carry passengers.  The introduction of EXPRESS, which appears to be largely…

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