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The next Stena RoRo ship to join Brittany Ferries’ fleet will be called SALAMANCA.

The launch ceremony took place on 6 January 2021 at the CMJL shipyard in Weihai, China. She is the second of three E-Flexer class ships ordered by Brittany Ferries.

Both SALAMANCA (2022) and SANTOÑA (2023) will be powered by LNG and will serve the company’s long-distance routes connecting the UK with Spain.

The facilities for storing LNG will be supplied by Repsol in Spain. Under the terms of the agreement, the fuel company will build two quayside LNG bunkering terminals in the ports of Santander and Bilbao, including a 1,000 m3 storage tank to ensure uninterrupted supply.

Wasaline Is Looking Forward to New Ship with more Cargo Capacity

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2020, a challenging year for Wasaline, with many positive signs, despite of covid-19

  • Turnover -46.4%
  • Turnover for passenger traffic -72.7% due to travel restrictions
  • Turnover of cargo +7.5% – 2020 was a record year (+26% since 2013)
  • Average ton price of fuel -36.1% in 2020
  • Total fuel saving 3.2%
  • Departures -1.2% (816)

“Despite all the challenges we have with Covid-19, I look forward to 2021. With a steady increase on the cargo side, we see that the new vessel with greater cargo capacity is needed. With the extensive savings programs we have managed to keep the economy at a

satisfactory level. We would like to extend a big thank you to all our cargo customers and to all staff who do an outstanding job daily of reviewing all costs and ensuring that emergency traffic works smoothly across Kvarken “, says Peter Ståhlberg, CEO of Wasaline.