Visentini (Cantiere Navale Visentini Srl)

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Cantiere Navale Visentini Srl, often simply referred to as Visentini, is an Italian shipbuilder located around 45km south of Venice in Porto Viro near Donada.

  • Ferry NewsCorsica Linea's new Visentini Ro-Pax, yard number 238, is manoeuvred out of the building dock at the Italian Shipyard. Image: Corsica Linea.

    Visentini Floats Out First New Generation Ro-Pax for Corsica Linea

    The first of a new generation of Visentini Ro-Pax ferries has been floated out ahead of delivery to Corsica Linea next year.

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  • Irish (ROI) ferry newsPELAGOS makes her maiden arrival at Rosslare Europort on the morning of March 25, 2021. Image © John Boyce.

    Rosslare Debut for Latest Ireland to France Ferry

    The latest ship to join DFDS's 'Brexit buster' route between Rosslare and Dunkerque made her debut at Rosslare yesterday.

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  • Ferry InformationSTENA LAGAN arrives in Belfast after another daytime crossing from Birkenhead, 25.07.18. Copyright © Steven Tarbox.

    Stena Lagan | Stena Line

    Find out about Stena Line's Stena Lagan including her facilities, history, and technical data.

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  • 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.

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  • Irish (ROI) VesselsIrish Ferries EPSILON approaches Belfast Harbour on her way to Harland & Wolff for her 2018 dry docking. Copyright © Steven Tarbox

    Epsilon | Irish Ferries

    Profile of the Irish Ferries Dublin to Holyhead/Cherbourg ferry Epsilon. Includes a historical overview, technical data, and photographs.

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  • Irish (ROI) VesselsStena Line's chartered Visentini RoPax STENA HORIZON is seen in Dublin on 22nd March 2018. She was in Dublin providing refit cover for STENA ADVENTURER. Copyright © Gordon Hislip.

    Stena Horizon | Stena Line

    Your guide to 'Stena Horizon', which normally operates on Stena Line's Rosslare - Cherbourg route, including history, technical specifications, and photos.

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  • Ferry NewsMoby Lines MOBY ZAZA currently serves the Nice to Bastia route which Moby Lines are to close in early 2019. She is perhaps better known in the UK and Ireland as the former OLAU BRITANNIA (i) of Olau and JULIA of Swansea - Cork operator Fastnet Line. Moby Lines.

    November Ferry News Roundup

    A quick roundup of some recent stories featuring local, industry, and former local vessel news which haven't warranted their own separate post.

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  • Local (NI) ferry newsIrish Ferries EPSILON approaches Belfast Harbour on her way to Harland & Wolff for her 2018 dry docking. Copyright © Steven Tarbox

    Irish Ferries RoPax EPSILON arrives at Harland & Wolff for dry docking.

    Irish Ferries chartered Visentini RoPax EPSILON arrived in Belfast on the morning of 7th February 2018, entering Harland and Wolff's Belfast Dry Dock (BDD) at approximately 08:30.

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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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  • Local (NI) ferry newsStena Horizon arrives at Belfast for her dry-docking. Copyright © Steven Tarbox.

    Stena Horizon to arrive in the morning.

    Stena Horizon to cover Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey on Birkenhead route. Stena Horizon left Rosslare bound for Belfast this evening, with arrival expected at around 9am tomorrow morning. She is expected to take up service on Wednesday evening, replacing Stena Lagan which will make the short journey across the river to Belfast Dry Dock for refit.  In the meantime, Stena Horizon looks set to be berthed at the Ship Repair Quay from Tuesday morning to Wednesday evening. NB: The above is taken from Marine Traffic and the Belfast Harbour website, and is of course subject to change! Stena Europe arrived in Rosslare earlier today, and is scheduled to return to service with the 09:00 sailing to Fishguard on Tuesday.   This will release Stena Nordica to operate…

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  • Local (NI) ferry newsStena Europe Dry Docked at Harland and Wolff for her 2017 refit 08/01/17. Copyright © Scott Mackey (Flickr).

    Stena Line Irish Sea 2017 refit/drydock update

    Stena Europe to leave Belfast tomorrow. Stena Europe is due to leave Harland and Wolff tomorrow as the first Irish Sea vessel in the revised Stena Line livery, complete with green waves.  She is timetabled to resume Rosslare to Fishguard service with the 21:15 ex Rosslare on Monday. Stena Horizon is currently timetabled to take up the Belfast to Birkenhead service on Wednesday evening, following Stena Nordica taking up the 21:30 ex Rosslare to Cherbourg on Tuesday in Horizon’s place.  Horizon will release the regular Birkenhead ships Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey in turn for their own refits at Harland & Wolff. Title image: Stena Europe Dry Docked at Harland and Wolff for her 2017 refit 08/01/17.  Copyright © Scott Mackey

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  • Photo featuresStena Europe in Rosslare showing off her new livery. Stena Line.

    In strange waters #2: Stena Line Irish Sea dry docking’s/refits 2017.

    This page will be continually updated throughout the refit period which is expected to run until May 2017. Last years “in strange waters” can be found here. Please note that due to the nature of their content, both pages are very heavy in photographic material and may take a while to load on slower connections.  The second part of this year’s feature can be found here. This year Stena Line will complete all Irish Sea dry docking’s at Belfast’s Harland and Wolff shipyard, that’s a total of 9 ships from the fleet of 11.  At the end of 2016 Stena announced that the entire fleet would be receiving the latest livery and strap-line “Connecting Europe for a Sustainable Future” during their…

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