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Stena Embla is due to start sailing between Britain and Ireland in the New Year 
Swedish ferry company Stena Line has officially taken ownership of its newest ferry, Stena Embla, following a handover ceremony in Weihai, China.


Stena Line marks 25 years of Dublin-Holyhead service
Stena Line is today celebrating the 25th anniversary of its ferry operations between Dublin Port and Holyhead.


Stena Line adds Freight capacity to Belfast Routes
Stena Line has today announced that it will charter the RoRo vessel Seatruck Panorama to help boost freight capacity on its Belfast to Liverpool and Belfast to Heysham routes. 


Stena Line reduces freight capacity as Covid-19 impacts business volumes
Stena Line has announced that it will be reducing freight capacity on its Belfast - Liverpool (Birkenhead) service due to a decline in freight demand as a consequence of the Coronavirus crisis. 


Independent Container Line has announced the start of a new direct service from Cork to USA
The Port of Cork are delighted to jointly announce the start of a new weekly direct service from Cork to USA, giving Ireland its first direct container service to the USA in many years.


Government funding a lifeline for GB-NI sea freight  
In response to the news today (24 April 2020) that the government is to provide £17 million in funding to safeguard Northern Ireland-Great Britain ferry routes during the Covid-19 pandemic, Seamus Leheny, Policy Manager for Northern Ireland at FTA, comments: 


Port of Cork welcomes new Ro-Ro service by CLdN
The Port of Cork has warmly welcomed the announcement by CLdN Ro-Ro SA of a new weekly freight service between Cork and Zeebrugge.


Stena Line fights to help ensure vital Irish & UK supply lines stay open
Stena Line has moved to reassure freight and travel customers that it is taking every precaution possible to help ensure the safety of customers and employees.


Sixfold EU Logistics Advisory: Live Border Map on Codiv-19 Related Shipment Delays
EU leaders have agreed to shut down the bloc's external borders to all non-essential travel except truck deliveries for the next 30 days in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 


Brand new ferry Stena Estrid makes her debut on the Irish Sea
After more than six years’ in planning and construction, Stena Line’s newest ferry Stena Estrid started service this week on the Irish Sea.


Stena Estrid departs China for Irish Sea
Stena Line’s newest ferry Stena Estrid has departed the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in north-western China, bound for its new home on the Irish Sea between Britain and Ireland.


New Stena ferry completes trials in China ahead of Irish Sea arrival next year
Leading ferry company Stena Line has announced that Stena Estrid, the first of its three new ferries destined for the Irish Sea, has successfully completed her sea trials in China’s Yellow Sea.


Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare - Fishguard
Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare - Fishguard route. 


Irish Sea routes prepare for IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020
Stena Line is currently engaging with freight customers on its Irish Sea routes to advise them of an important International Maritime Organisation (IMO) environmental regulation which will come into effect on 1st January 2020.


Professional, modern freight forwarding, warehousing and haulage solutions
This year marks the 30th year in business for National Seaways Freight Ltd., one of the largest independent, Irish-owned freight forwarding companies in Ireland.


Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service
As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster is transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast - Liverpool route from Tuesday, 12 February 2019


Madden Marine charts 2019 business success
Madden Marine, one of Northern Ireland’s leading specialist ship refit companies has just completed work on the second of Stena Line’s five Irish Sea ferry refit projects at Belfast’s Harland and Wolff shipyard. 


Stena Line’s three Irish Sea E-Flexer ships now in construction
Ferry Company Stena Line has reached an important milestone in its major new fleet investment programme with the steel cutting of a third E-Flexer RoPax ship to be deployed on its Irish Sea routes.


Stena Line introduces first AI-assisted vessel
As a central part of Stena Line’s efforts to reduce fuel consumption and minimise environmental impact, the company is now running a pilot study using artificial intelligence technology on board vessels. 


Belfast welcomes Stean Forerunner
Belfast Harbour CEO Joe O’Neill welcomed Captain Marcel Schaar of the Stena Forerunner to Belfast ahead of the ferry’s first sailing from Belfast to Liverpool.  


First of Stena Line’s three new Irish Sea ships to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route
Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin - Holyhead route early 2020.


Stena Line launches ‘battery power’ initiative
The next step in Stena Line's ongoing sustainability strategy is to test new environmentally friendly energy options for the propulsion of its vessels.


Stena Line Ports invests £4m in Holyhead port upgrades
Stena Line Ports is investing more than £4m in upgrades to improve infrastructure at the Port of Holyhead after recording a record year for freight growth.


Stena Line’s Belfast services deliver record 2017
2017 marked another record trading year for leading ferry company Stena Line across its travel and freight services.


The container transport specialist
Mattie Andrews International Transport is a long-established and highly-regarded container transport specialist operating out of Dublin Port.