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Stena Line Vessel To Be Transferred To Rosslare-Fishguard Route

By Dave Simpson
Stena Line Vessel To Be Transferred To Rosslare-Fishguard Route

Stena Line has announced that a ferry in its fleet will be transferred to its route between Rosslare, in Co. Wexford, and Fishguard, in Wales.


According to a statement published on, the Stena Nordica will replace the company’s Stena Europe vessel on the route in July.

The Stena Nordica has been operating in the Baltic Sea and had previously provided temporary relief cover on a number of routes in the Irish Sea over the last few years, according to a statement published on

Statements By Trade Director (Irish Sea)

The statement published on quoted trade director (Irish Sea) Paul Grant as saying, “Over the last decade, Stena Line has invested heavily in its Irish Sea routes, with a combination of new tonnage and a range of port facility upgrades. I’m pleased to announce that we have now managed to secure an upgraded vessel from within our fleet, which is fully equipped for the purpose of operating full time on our popular Fishguard-Rosslare service.

Stena Europe has operated on the route for many years, and we are delighted we have been able to secure the Stena Nordica on a permanent basis. Stena Nordica is currently being upgraded with increased passenger capacity and a range of new and improved facilities, which will offer an enhanced customer experience.”


The statement published on also quoted Grant as saying, “We are mindful that Stena Europe has been operating Fishguard-Rosslare for many years, so we will be doing our level best to ensure as smooth a transition as possible, as we embark upon an exciting new chapter for the route.”

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