STENA NORDICA goes into permanent service on Rosslare to Fishguard route

July 21, 2023

The STENA EUROPE of Stena Line completed over 21 years of service on the Fishguard – Rosslare route. She is replaced by the totally rebuilt STENA NORDICA.

Since going into service on the Rosslare to Fishguard route, STENA EUROPE has completed 27,456 trips, clocking up 207,560 nautical miles. It has transported 726,671 freight vehicles, 1,876,496 cars and almost seven million people.

The refurbished STENA NORDICA has been upgraded with a range of new and improved passenger facilities to enhance the customer experience, including comfortable and stylish spaces, a new-look Stena Plus Lounge, Hygge Recline Lounge, two movie lounges, a Social Café & Bar and a Freight Drivers lounge.

The vessel has a capacity for 650 passengers with 58 cabins.

During the crossing, which takes approximately three hours and thirty minutes, passengers can also shop Duty Free.

Stena Line has revealed that after a dry-dock a Falmouth, the STENA EUROPE will start a charter on the Gibraltar Straits between Spain and Morocco.

Stena already has one ship in that region, the STENA VINGA is currently operating for Intershipping.