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  • Local (NI) ferry newsP&O's cross-channel freighter European Seaway. © P&O Ferries.

    European Seaway to operate Larne to Cairnryan in May?

    According to the P&O online booking engine, this years refit cover vessel for Larne will be the Dover-Calais freighter European Seaway.  Previously it had been stated by the same booking engine that Norbay would cover the operation, as in previous years.  European Seaway was built for P&O by the now defunct Schichau-Seebeckwerft shipyard in Germany, and entered service in 1991.  She was to be the first of 4 European Class “super-freighters” built for the Dover-Zeebrugge route, but is the only one that remains as a freighter with the final vessel, Pride of Burgundy (originally to have been called European Causeway), completed as a passenger ferry as new.  The remaining 2 sisters European Highway and European Pathway were rebuilt as Pride of Kent and…

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