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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #825 on: January 26, 2016, 11:00:14 AM
If they hadn't ripped Terminal 4 apart at Holyhead a Ro-Ro could have slotted in brilliantly. Having said that, Dublin could be a problem.

To berth a third ship otherwise, they would have to adjust SFX's sailing times a little.

I would have thought a Ro-Pax would have been more useful. Having the extra run could bring back the day-trippers in the summer months. Don't forget that Stena Explorer shifted a lot of people in her hay-day.

Which brings us back to Stena Nordica, and this is the wrong thread anyway.
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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #826 on: January 26, 2016, 10:26:35 PM
If they hadn't ripped Terminal 4 apart at Holyhead a Ro-Ro could have slotted in brilliantly. Having said that, Dublin could be a problem.

To berth a third ship otherwise, they would have to adjust SFX's sailing times a little.

I would have thought a Ro-Pax would have been more useful. Having the extra run could bring back the day-trippers in the summer months. Don't forget that Stena Explorer shifted a lot of people in her hay-day.

Which brings us back to Stena Nordica, and this is the wrong thread anyway.
But explorer's crossing time in her heyday was half that of he current ships.  Who wants to spend 7-8 hours of a daytrip to Dublin on a ferry when they can get on a plane for an hour or just take the swift?



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #827 on: January 26, 2016, 11:02:06 PM
If they hadn't ripped Terminal 4 apart at Holyhead a Ro-Ro could have slotted in brilliantly. Having said that, Dublin could be a problem.

To berth a third ship otherwise, they would have to adjust SFX's sailing times a little.

I would have thought a Ro-Pax would have been more useful. Having the extra run could bring back the day-trippers in the summer months. Don't forget that Stena Explorer shifted a lot of people in her hay-day.

Which brings us back to Stena Nordica, and this is the wrong thread anyway.
But explorer's crossing time in her heyday was half that of he current ships.  Who wants to spend 7-8 hours of a daytrip to Dublin on a ferry when they can get on a plane for an hour or just take the swift?
Not me!

Anyway, I believe this is the Irish Ferries fleet movements thread ;) :)
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

NI Ferry Site

Flickr: www.flickr.com/tarbyonline



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #828 on: January 29, 2016, 09:49:07 PM
Innishmore due to stop over in Dublin Sunday night, probaly to pick up her crew and restock, will be a rare opportunity to see her and Stena Horizon in Dublin



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #829 on: February 01, 2016, 07:40:40 AM
yes Inishmore in Dublin as of this morning on the swift Berth, not there to store up, NO berths available in Rosslare
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Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements re IOI Reply #830 on: February 01, 2016, 11:42:42 AM
Not sure of the reason but it was a planned stopover, meanwhile weather havoc again Horizon stuck in Holyhead, Adventurer still in Dublin, Stena Lagan and Mersey still at their berths, OW going nowhere and the Swift is still at Camell Laird. A day for dry land for sure.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #831 on: February 01, 2016, 01:37:44 PM
Yes looks like Ulysses and Stena Europe  are keeping things moving.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements re IOI Reply #832 on: February 01, 2016, 03:19:42 PM
Not sure of the reason but it was a planned stopover, meanwhile weather havoc again Horizon stuck in Holyhead, Adventurer still in Dublin, Stena Lagan and Mersey still at their berths, OW going nowhere and the Swift is still at Camell Laird. A day for dry land for sure.

Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey layover during the day on a Monday.  This has always been the case!!!



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #833 on: February 03, 2016, 08:08:47 PM
The OW is currently moored in Rosslare. Any ideas when she is going for her refit and if the epsilon is going for a refit?



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #834 on: February 03, 2016, 08:20:35 PM
Oscar Wilde due in Falmouth soon, Stena Europe is due in after Oscar so better be on the way asap.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #835 on: February 03, 2016, 08:39:22 PM
I just looked at Falmouth arrivals and it says OW is due in tomorrow at 10:00 so she should be leaving rosslare soon.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #836 on: February 03, 2016, 11:08:03 PM
Heard Epsilon got a ding.  Anyone heard anything?



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #837 on: February 04, 2016, 06:05:57 PM
Oscar Wilde's dry docking has been rescheduled. Due to all the delays with Ulysses and Inishmore she has missed her slot in Falmouth. She is now going to go to H&W in Belfast where she is due to arrive tomorrow morning at 0800.



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #838 on: February 04, 2016, 07:16:36 PM
Oscar Wilde's dry docking has been rescheduled. Due to all the delays with Ulysses and Inishmore she has missed her slot in Falmouth. She is now going to go to H&W in Belfast where she is due to arrive tomorrow morning at 0800.
Just seen this on the harbour booking site.  Pleasant surprise!
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

NI Ferry Site

Flickr: www.flickr.com/tarbyonline



Re: Irish Ferries Fleet movements Reply #839 on: February 04, 2016, 09:29:04 PM
Hi,
Yes the OW is going to H&W. The swift was running today and was on time. Any ideas if and when the epsilon will be in dry dock and where.