January 26, 2024
  •  Corsica Ferries has announced new sailings from Sète to Alcudia, Mallorca from 10 April and Sète to L’île Rousse, Corsica from 1 July. The services will be on a limited basis initially, the Mallorca link weekly from 10 April to the end of June and the L’île Rousse route offered once per week ex Sète on 1,8 and 15 July with returns the following day.
  • Press reports state that the DFDS-backed plan to start a Rosyth – Dunkerque route is on hold for now. The venture is said to be missing Scottish and UK Government support.
  • BLRT Repair Yards has shared this image of P&O Ferries PRIDE OF ROTTERDAM. The 215-metre vessel is currently at the company’s floating dock 12, the largest floating dock in the Baltics.  The vessel is due to return to the Rotterdam – Hull route on 5 February.

Photo: BLRT Repair Yards

  • Unity Line’s new Ro-Pax, the Euroafrica owned EPSILON entered service on the Świnoujście – Trelleborg route on 23 January. The arrival has seen JAN SNIADECKI, exit the Unity Line fleet and a sale by Euroafrica to a Greek operator.  The vessel has been renamed THALASSITIS, but to date remains at Świnoujście.

Photo: Euroafrica