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Stena Galloway

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  1. https://www.faktaomfartyg.se/european_ambassador_2000.htm Stena Nordica appears to have this extra ramp as well so she can fit certain berths. I wonder if this will disappear when she replaces Stena Baltica.
  2. https://www.niferry.co.uk/stena-vinga-to-replace-stena-nordica-as-irish-sea-relief-vessel/ Yet again the excellent NI Ferry site providing information on a rather unusual vessel coming to the Rosslare to Cherbourg service from next week.
  3. After watching the excellent Norland video I found this on the same channel.
  4. The long corridor is where the Dover gangway attached to the ship for foot passengers.
  5. I was in my first ever car crash in Cherbourg. We got a taxi from the ferry terminal into the town. Whilst the driver was pointing out some attraction he never realised the car in front of him had stopped and duly ran into the back of it. We sailed on the Superstar Express outbound which was a pretty rough crossing then came back on the Pride of Bilbao.
  6. @Gareth As we were discussing Rosyth - Zeebrugge earlier I found this on YouTube. Gives you an idea of the ships and the passenger numbers. Unfortunately its off a camcorder so the footage isn't the best.
  7. At the end of the Superfast era on the Rosyth - Zeebrugge service it was already down to a one ship service. The Superfast IX had been moved to the Baltic and the Superfast X had been sold. The Blue Star 1 was covering the service. I think the problem with this service was between Superfast and Norfolk Line it was fairly new ships that were placed in the service. Right away you would have to start turning a profit to pay for them. Maybe it would have been more of a success if it had started with older ships that had pretty much paid for themselves. Having tried the service on a number of
  8. Rosyth to Zeebrugge was 17 hours with Superfast, then went to 20 hours with Norfolk Line.
  9. I'm pretty sure the Rosslare - Cherbourg service was operated by the European Diplomat. The Dublin - Cherbourg service was operated with the European Ambassador but only operated at weekends. During the winter I think the Ambassador called into Rosslare on the way to Cherbourg. I'm sure somebody will correct me if that's wrong.
  10. Hi folks, regular reader on the forum. Just found this in youtube if anybody is interested.
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