• Blast from the PastP&O's PRIDE OF CALAIS swings towards Belfast Lough having just left Belfast Dry Dock, 18.02.17. Copyright © Alan Geddes.

    Blast from the Past: “Pride of Calais” makes a surprise visit to Belfast

    Following the arrival of Irish Ferries’ ULYSEES for emergency dry docking in Belfast, we look back 11 years to the visit of PRIDE OF CALAIS.

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  • Ferry NewsBuquebus' InCat Express, laid up at Belfast's Albert Quay, following the completion of some 15 years of service for P&O. Copyright © Steven Tarbox 2015.

    Weekly roundup 19/12/15

    A quick roundup of some this weeks ferry industry news stories, both local and further afield. Local ferry news. Bye bye Express. P&O’s Express pictured leaving Larne on Easter Monday 2015 during her final year in service. Copyright © Gary Andrews. The former P&O Larne – Troon vessel Express finally left Belfast on Wednesday following her layover following her final service to Troon in October, and subsequent sale by owners Buquebus to Swedish interests following P&O’s decision not to renew her charter.  She is currently laid over in Helsingborg and is expected to enter service for Gotlandsbåten between Gotland and the Swedish Mainland in March 2016.  Notably an article promoting a £50 discount for fans travelling to France for Euro 2016 via P&O’s Larne and…

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