September 1, 2017
Environmental NGO ‘Robin des Bois,’ founded in France in 1985, published its Q2 report about shipbreaking.
From the five ‘recycled’ ferries two are well-known European veterans.
ATLAS is the former GELTING SYD, STELLA SCARLET (Meyer Werft, 1974).
SVETI STEFAN II will best be remembered as the PRINS HAMLET, operating on Hamburg-Harwich. She was built in Rendsburg in 1973. She later operated for DFDS, Stena Line and Polferries, before going to the Adriatic Sea for Montenegro Lines.
A well-known ro-ro who ended up on the beach of Aliaga is the former NORKING, BORE KING, built in 1980. She operated a long time for P&O and North Sea Ferries.