• In Waters New newsLE RIF nearing the end of her refurbishment during 2018 at Jobson Italia's Naples yard. Copyright © Jobson Italia (Screen grab from video).

    Some Further Information on LE RIF’s Recent History As She Moves To A New Location

    Following the surprise revelation by Channel 4 News Seaborne Freight are apparently in negotiations to use LE RIF (which is now in dry dock), NIFS has been investigating what has happened to her since our last update on the vessel in September

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    Former Stena Galloway on the move again

    Le Rif, better known locally as the former Stena Galloway and Galloway Princess, has been on the move again.  The former Stena and Sealink ferry had been moved from Tangier Med to the Mario Lopez shipyard in Malaga earlier in the year, however it appears that her owners have decided to complete work on the ship elsewhere with the ship having never entered the dry dock at the Spanish yard.  It has been rumoured that the owners and the yard could not come to a financial agreement acceptable to both parties.  It is said that the ship is seriously deficient in basic areas and that the work required is more extensive than previously thought meaning the original €2.5m budget for the work…

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