Irish Ferries purchase third Dover – Calais ferry


This morning, Irish Ferries owners, Irish Continental Group announced in a trading update the purchase of Ciudad de Mahon from Trasmed GLE.

The latest ship to sail Irish Ferries new Dover Calais route was built in the year 2000 by Astilleros Espanoles S.A. (AESA), Spain. It has a gross tonnage of 22,152 tonne, passenger capacity of 589 and a freight unit carrying capacity of 91 units. She is expeced to join the Irish Ferries fleet in January 2022, when she will undergo refit before entering service.

Photo: Transmed


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