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Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1(Read 12097 times)
Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 on: March 21, 2021, 04:19:46 pm
well it's official now first pictures
« Last Edit: March 21, 2021, 04:48:15 pm by admin »



Re: Blue Star 1 Reply #1 on: March 21, 2021, 04:35:31 pm
other pic



Re: Blue Star 1 Reply #2 on: March 21, 2021, 04:47:40 pm
Some more via voyager ShipSpotting



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #3 on: March 21, 2021, 05:18:29 pm
What ferry is this replacing??? Or is it an additional ferry to serve additional frequency on existing routes?



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #4 on: March 21, 2021, 06:49:52 pm
What ferry is this replacing??? Or is it an additional ferry to serve additional frequency on existing routes?

No official word yet, but the general assumption is Ireland - France.



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #5 on: March 21, 2021, 08:40:20 pm
What ferry is this replacing??? Or is it an additional ferry to serve additional frequency on existing routes?

Probaby Mega Express 4 and used for additional sailings on the cherbourg run



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #6 on: March 21, 2021, 10:45:36 pm
Maybe Blue Star 1 will be used as 2nd Holyhead ship with Epsilon and WB operating sailings to France on alternate days. Epsilon has over 2,800 lane metres while Blue Star 1 has 1,700 lane metres.



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #7 on: March 22, 2021, 10:54:06 pm



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #8 on: March 23, 2021, 08:49:14 am
Could it be that Blue Star 1 will pair with WBY to offer a daily service from Dublin to Cherbourg? The thinking behind this is that in the time of Covid it is not lane meters of vehicle accommodation that matters but cabins because each truck driver [and maybe some holidaymakers later in the summer] requires his/ her own cabin and Blue Star 1 has a good number of cabins.



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #9 on: March 23, 2021, 08:39:57 pm
Maybe Dublin - Cherbourg at weekends with Epsilon Midweek.




Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #10 on: March 24, 2021, 04:01:37 pm
More of her funnel - looks like a very bright shade of green compared to normal.



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #11 on: March 24, 2021, 04:08:28 pm
Looks good , maybe get the rest of the fleet in the same livery .



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #12 on: March 24, 2021, 04:17:48 pm
the flag on the funnel is the wrong way round



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #13 on: March 24, 2021, 04:47:52 pm
the flag on the funnel is the wrong way round
Great spot  ;D Just port side? Starboard is correct?



Re: Irish Ferries to charter Blue Star 1 Reply #14 on: March 25, 2021, 07:03:43 am
the flag on the funnel is the wrong way round
How come , it appears to be running the same way on both sides as it should !