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Louis Dreyfus to Rosslare on: March 29, 2008, 12:11:49 pm
This is a bit of a surprise...
LD Lines to introduce a new second ferry in November 2008
LD Lines Press Release 28th March 2008

LD (Louis Dreyfus) Lines is very pleased to announce the introduction of a second vessel on its popular Portsmouth to Le Havre route. The vessel will begin operations in November 2008, and will double the number of crossings to meet the growing demand of the passenger and freight ferry business.

The introduction of this new ferry will also create a completely new route between the ports of Le Havre, France and Rosslare, Ireland.

The new vessel, which has been chosen because of its suitability for Portsmouth to Le Havre, will carry up to 800 passengers in 110 cabins, as well as award-winning LD Sleeper Seats and reclining seats.

Onboard the second ferry there will be a bar, restaurant and various lounges ensuring travellers enjoy a comfortable crossing in the usual high standard they expect from LD Lines.

The new vessel will have a freight capacity of 2250 lane metres, which will allow the transportation of up to 120 trucks. All freight drivers will be given a berth in a cabin and will have access to the dedicated freight-only restaurant.

During the weekdays, LD Lines will operate a second daily departure from each port: sailing at lunchtime from Portsmouth and in the evening from Le Havre. This doubles the choice of sailings for customers in both directions.

In addition to improving its UK service, the French company has also announced the creation of a new crossing to Ireland. Every weekend the ship will make a round trip between the ports of Le Havre (Friday) and Rosslare (Saturday). With a service speed of 24 knots, the new ferry will do the crossing between France and Ireland in only 20 hours.

The new Irish link will serve a growing passenger market as well as meet the requirements of an expanding freight market. For example, many new vehicles produced by Peugeot-Citro├źn and Renault will be transported on the new LD Lines route by the freight haulage companies Gefco and CAT.
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Re: Louis Dreyfus to Rosslare Reply #1 on: May 20, 2008, 03:19:06 pm
The Rosslare - Le Havre service starts 17th October 2008, the route will be operated by the Norman Voyager...

Re: Louis Dreyfus to Rosslare Reply #2 on: September 07, 2008, 12:02:32 pm
Some new pictures from LD Lines...

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Re: Louis Dreyfus to Rosslare Reply #3 on: October 31, 2008, 08:42:45 pm
Good evening,

Here first pics of the new ferry Norman Voyager of french company
LD Lines in Le Havre:

Good weekend,


Re: Louis Dreyfus to Rosslare Reply #4 on: November 09, 2008, 09:17:42 pm
She arrived at Rosslare at 21.37 last night...