• Local (NI) ferry newsEUROPEAN STAR (ex STENA ANTRIM, etc) seen at Brindisi on June 11th, 2019. Copyright © Michael Livie.

    June (and early July) 2019 news roundup

    A brief roundup of news stories not already covered on NI Ferry Site including local news, news of vessels which have left our waters, plus industry and new building news.

    Read More »
  • Ferry NewsJONATHAN SWIFT clears the Dublin Fairway for the last time renamed CECILIA PAYNE with a destination of Coruna in Spain. Copyright © Robbie Cox.

    Veteran Irish Ferries’ catamaran Jonathan Swift leaves Ireland for a new life in Spain.

    The longest serving fast-craft on the Irish Sea, JONATHAN SWIFT, left Dublin for the last time earlier today renamed CECILIA PAYNE. She is replaced by the slightly larger Austal AutoExpress DUBLIN SWIFT (ex WESTPAC EXPRESS) which was recently converted from military use over a 3-month period at Harland & Wolff.

    Read More »
  • 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…

    Read More »
  • Ferry News

    Sherbatskiy, (ex Oleander, P&OSL Picardy, Pride of Bruges, Pride of Free Enterprise) beached.

    It has been confirmed that the 'Sherbatskiy', which was originally Townsend Thoresen's 'Pride of Free Enterprise' has been beached.

    Read More »
Back to top button
The Ferry News and Information Site