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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #750 on: November 15, 2015, 10:31:18 PM
Ulysses is doing an MES (Marine Evacuation System) drill tomorrow, hence the planned cancellation. She will actually be doing the drill on the Stena Adventurers berth and shift on the the Stena berth after the departure of the Stena Adventurer tomorrow morning.

I think the Swift will do her MES drill on Wednesday this week too, as she is not planned to sail on Wednesday.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #751 on: November 16, 2015, 02:02:37 PM
Epsilon is making a rare Monday 1410 crossing to Holyhead as a replacement service for the cancelled 0805.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #752 on: November 17, 2015, 09:00:26 PM
Looked like fun today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o :o :o :o

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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #753 on: November 17, 2015, 10:14:50 PM
Today would have preferred the hotel in Fishguard than that sailing, would not have enjoyed that too much !



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #754 on: November 17, 2015, 10:37:03 PM
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Status Update for Rosslare / Pembroke route

17th November at 21.50 hours.

Due to current adverse weather conditions at sea, sailings on this route have been disrupted.

The MV isle of Inishmore arrived in Rosslare this evening at 21.45 hours.

The 20.45 hours sailing from Rosslare is currently expected to sail at approximately 01.00 hours.

Latest check-in time is 22.30 hours.

The following sailings have been cancelled:-

Rosslare/Pembroke Wednesday 18th November at 08.45 hours &
Pembroke/Rosslare Wednesday 18th November at 14.45 hours.


Irish Ferries apologise for any inconvenience caused by these delays due to circumstances beyond our control.


For further information please contact Irish Ferries as follows:-

Pembroke Port Office 08717 300 500
Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras

UK Central Reservations Office 08717 300 400
Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras

Irish Central Reservations Office 0818 300 400

Rosslare Port Office 053 9133158



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #755 on: November 17, 2015, 10:55:17 PM
wonder why they cancelled tomorrows  14:45 pembroke to rosslare sailing? ::)

Did the captain get a knock on the head today or what?  :'(



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #756 on: November 17, 2015, 11:05:03 PM
Needs cancelling to catch up on time as the 20:45 departing Rosslare this evening now departing  at 1am so will arrive Pembroke 5am possibly later. It would never be in port in time to operate the 08:45 as will arrive in Rosslare early afternoon.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #757 on: November 18, 2015, 01:53:34 PM
IF have still not released their sailing schedule for 2016. Does anyone have any idea of why there is such a delay. They have to be loosing thousands in bookings every day to Stena.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #758 on: November 18, 2015, 06:58:36 PM
The French schedule is on their website and confirms the last French sailing for Epsilon is confirmed as Dublin / Cherbourg @15.30 Saturday 5th November returning from Cherbourg at 12.00 Sunday 6th



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #759 on: November 18, 2015, 10:32:04 PM
The schedule I was referring to was for the Irish Sea services.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet 10% off code Reply #760 on: November 18, 2015, 11:05:22 PM
I see the new look site up and 2016 sailings but am at a loss to understand, when there are no changes to sailing times, why it has not been possible to make an Irish Sea booking until now?
If you visit the site and give your feed back via the red tab on the far right you will be given a 10% discount code.
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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #761 on: November 19, 2015, 11:35:47 PM
New site looks great. Superb to be honest, and the return of the traditional Irish Ferries logo looks great. I never liked the IrishFerries.com looked very cheap, and nasty. Unfortunately P&O have mutilated the house flag, and 'P&O' typeset. Nice to be different, but I don't think it works. 



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #762 on: November 20, 2015, 01:36:35 AM
Unfortunately Irish Ferries new site is fraudulently claiming Jonathan Swift is the only Fast Craft on the Irish Sea.

Maybe at the moment, but from March 2016 Manannan will be back in service.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #763 on: November 20, 2015, 07:04:06 PM
Unfortunately Irish Ferries new site is fraudulently claiming Jonathan Swift is the only Fast Craft on the Irish Sea.

Maybe at the moment, but from March 2016 Manannan will be back in service.
They've been peddling that line for a while.  The ICG website still reckons Ulysses is the worlds largest car ferry as well funnily enough, because we all know passengers care about the size of vehicle decks more than anything else ::) ;).  However, the current wording I see is:
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"Jonathan Swift" is the only Fast Ferry on the Irish Sea route taking you across in just 1 hour 49 mins!
which isn't quite the same.  However, I did see adverts online before without the word route in them.

As for the website, I don't think it looks any better or worse than the old one.  Nice to see they have removed the rather confusing dropbox options for different car sizes.  I also prefer the proper logo myself.
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #764 on: November 20, 2015, 10:19:10 PM
Unfortunately Irish Ferries new site is fraudulently claiming Jonathan Swift is the only Fast Craft on the Irish Sea.

Maybe at the moment, but from March 2016 Manannan will be back in service.

That struck me aswell. To be honest I have never been a fan of the Swift, there always seemed way too much brass, when you look at the Stena Explorers interior, and even the P&O Express, she looks quite dated. However the lounge on Oscar Wilde is the limit! That 1980s turquoise pink, its like something off Dallas. However its a lot more comfortable than Stena Superfast X, my god they are so hard and small. I'm a slim person and I was even taken back by the very firm nature of the seats.
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