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Brittany Ferries fleet movements(Read 101897 times)
Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #180 on: May 17, 2019, 04:00:58 PM
Pont Aven off the schedule again and heading back to Brest ( rudder problem ) Armorique for Cork again this weekend .





Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #182 on: May 24, 2019, 10:13:45 PM
No sailings scheduled for next weekend either on Cork Roscoff.  Bit of pain for those scheduling to start holiday of with BH weekend.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #183 on: May 24, 2019, 10:59:19 PM
No sailings scheduled for next weekend either on Cork Roscoff.  Bit of pain for those scheduling to start holiday of with BH weekend.

Is the Conamera doing an extra Roscoff run?



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #184 on: May 25, 2019, 04:41:44 PM
Connemara doing two runs this weekend (Cork-Roscoff). We were due on Pont Aven on Friday and offer first trip home (1800 Saturday arr. 0600 Sunday). Took a refund and travel Irish Ferries on the boat we vowed never to travel after IF's abandonment of Rosslare.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #185 on: May 26, 2019, 08:07:32 PM
Looks like squeezing in 3 back to back returns to make up for the lost Pont Aven and itís own sailing to Santander (guessing they give customers this option)

Todayís sailing due to land at 2am and if they are to hit the 10pm Monday night Ex Cork would need to leave by 6am




Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #186 on: May 29, 2019, 01:32:44 PM
Pont Aven off service til 14th June




Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #187 on: May 30, 2019, 06:03:21 AM
We were due on Cork-Roscoff on 8 June and were offered Connemara either 2230 on 7/6 or 0830 on 9/6. Neither suited and we were lucky to get on W B Yeats on 10/6. This is our second cancellation with Brittany in as many weeks.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #188 on: May 31, 2019, 09:17:09 PM
I just posted on Discussion Board about this.
Affecting people In Ireland and France at the moment.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #189 on: June 14, 2019, 10:33:08 AM
Pont Aven has left Brest this morning and heading for Roscoff.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #190 on: June 21, 2019, 11:59:45 AM
Brittany Ferries announced a one charter of a vissenti ship from Stena ro/ro the vessel is believed to be the AF Michela the former Stena Egeria. The charter is from November 2019 to November 2020 and is to provide cover for Pont Aven which will be out of service for 10 weeks due to an engine replacement  and "in case FSG do not deliver the Honfleur on time.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #191 on: June 21, 2019, 03:41:21 PM
Brittany Ferries announced a one charter of a vissenti ship from Stena ro/ro the vessel is believed to be the AF Michela the former Stena Egeria. The charter is from November 2019 to November 2020 and is to provide cover for Pont Aven which will be out of service for 10 weeks due to an engine replacement  and "in case FSG do not deliver the Honfleur on time.
FSG won't be delivering Honfleur on time as that time has come and gone already!  So far as I am aware they have not yet announced a revised delivery date as of yet.  The Brittany Ferries press release doesn't exactly inspire confidence mind.  All of this means Cork - Spain has got at least 6 months extension from the initial 2-year trial. 

https://brittanyferriesnewsroom.com/new-ship-charter-will-secure-2020-season-schedules-says-brittany-ferries/

Connemara will be replaced by AF Michela and move to the French flag to provide additional redundancy on the core UK to France and Spain routes. 

https://www.niferry.co.uk/brittany-ferries-to-replace-cork-to-spain-ferry/
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

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Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #192 on: June 21, 2019, 09:06:31 PM
Honfleur appears to be suffering the same delays that WB Yeats suffered.



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #193 on: June 21, 2019, 10:51:44 PM
Honfleur appears to be suffering the same delays that WB Yeats suffered.
Do you mean the pieces don't match up .



Re: Brittany Ferries fleet movements Reply #194 on: June 22, 2019, 11:46:05 AM
especially the new fuel system.