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Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2460 on: January 13, 2019, 05:36:00 PM
Surely Stena Europe has the new larger Stena Line hull logo? Was she not painted with it about 2009/2010? One would presume this is proportional to the dimensions of the ship and anything larger would look ridiculous!



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2461 on: January 13, 2019, 08:03:34 PM
Why would Stena Europe even go to turkey for a refit when there are shipyards way closer, Poland or Sweden, Denmark for example??

Is there any source on this or is it just a rumour??



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2462 on: January 13, 2019, 08:39:55 PM
Why would Stena Europe even go to turkey for a refit when there are shipyards way closer, Poland or Sweden, Denmark for example??

Is there any source on this or is it just a rumour??

A lot of rumors from several sources about going that far for a refit, nothing official from Stena on the subject.



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2463 on: January 13, 2019, 08:40:56 PM
Surely Stena Europe has the new larger Stena Line hull logo? Was she not painted with it about 2009/2010? One would presume this is proportional to the dimensions of the ship and anything larger would look ridiculous!

Just a wish to make it slightly bigger, always thought slightly undersized,



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2464 on: January 13, 2019, 11:42:29 PM
Why would Stena Europe even go to turkey for a refit when there are shipyards way closer, Poland or Sweden, Denmark for example??

Is there any source on this or is it just a rumour??

A lot of rumors from several sources about going that far for a refit, nothing official from Stena on the subject.
I wouldn't hold your breath on an official statement, to be honest.  A case of wait and see.

Nothing wrong with Turkish yards. 
Steve in Belfast (suburbia)

NI Ferry Site

Flickr: www.flickr.com/tarbyonline



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2465 on: January 18, 2019, 11:51:35 AM
they are going to turkey because it is much cheaper and the climate because they want to shot blast all the paint off the whole ship, 9 days to get to turkey and 9 days back rest of the time is dry dock, also the dry dock workers work 24hrs a day



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2466 on: January 18, 2019, 03:00:50 PM
If Stena Europe goes on an extended refit will Stena Nordica cover Rosslare - Fishguard during this period.



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2467 on: January 18, 2019, 07:50:58 PM
yes



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2468 on: January 19, 2019, 10:49:09 PM
With the Stena Europe due to go for its life extending refit soon,  I came across this great video on the YouTube today with all the talk this week about E-Flexers and WBY take a few minutes to look at one of the older Ferries still operating heading into Fishguard.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk0amJTzP6k




Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2469 on: January 21, 2019, 10:15:10 PM
British Navy sub in near miss with SF7. Incident was unreported (until now) occurred on the 6th November last year.
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/nuclear-powered-submarine-in-near-miss-with-stena-ferry-in-irish-sea-1.3765726



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2470 on: January 21, 2019, 11:17:46 PM



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2471 on: January 24, 2019, 09:43:38 PM
Stena Mersey is nearly finished its refit in Belfast, images of the ferry looking very well with its new paintwork here

https://www.flickr.com/photos/scottmackey/46135032154/in/dateposted/

This weekend the Horizon will return to Rosslare and the Nordica will start covering for the Superfast refits with Superfast X expected nect in H&Wx



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2472 on: January 24, 2019, 10:29:31 PM
Looking forward to sailing on Nordica again when she returns to Holyhead, one of my favourite ferries.
« Last Edit: January 24, 2019, 10:35:36 PM by HSS »



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2473 on: January 25, 2019, 10:13:22 PM
Might be a Stena triple in Rosslare tomorrow evening as Nordica not due in Dublin until Sunday, Horizon will be heading South from Birkenhead tomorrow morning to return to its route and Stena Europe will be in port from 16.30 tomorrow, of course only a possible but would be great photo opportunity.



Re: Stena Line fleet movements Reply #2474 on: January 27, 2019, 11:34:20 AM
Superfast VIII been circling at the mouth of Belfast Lough for 12 hours, wonder why she sailed at all.