Ferries

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water. Most ferries operate regular return services. The term ‘ferries’ on this website covers passenger only vessels, train ferries, car ferries, freight ferries and highspeed vessels such as hovercraft, jetfoils and catamarans.

MV St Clair (1977) – Past and Present

MV St Clair (1977) – Past and Present

MV Nusa Pejuang, ex St Clair II, St Clair, Terje Vigen, SF Panther, Peter Pan - Steel twin screw motor vessel built 1965 in by Lubecker Flender-Werke, Lubeck, Germany (Yard…
MV Cotentin (2007) – Past and Present

MV Cotentin (2007) – Past and Present

MV Cotentin Ex Stena Baltica, Cotentin Cotentin © Brittany Ferries Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2007 by Aker Finnyard (STX Europe), Helsinki, Finland (Yard No 1357) as a…
MV Stena Scotia – Past and Present

MV Stena Scotia – Past and Present

MV Stena Scotia, ex Scotia Seaways, Maersk Exporter - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1996 by Miho Shipyard, Shimizu, China (Yard No 1459) as a RoRo Cargo/Ferry ship…
MV Epsilon – Past and Present

MV Epsilon – Past and Present

MV Epsilon, ex Cartour Epsilon - Steel twin screw “NAOS 271” motor vessel, built in 2011 by C.N. "Visentini" di Visentini Francesco & C., Donada, Italy  (Yard No. 228) as…
HSC Stena Pegasus – Past and Present

HSC Stena Pegasus – Past and Present

Steel hulled MDV 1200-class mono-hull high speed craft built in 1999 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso, Italy (Yard No. 5965) as a Roll-On/Roll-Off carrier - High speed craft…
MV Stena Hollandica (2010) – Past and Present

MV Stena Hollandica (2010) – Past and Present

MV Stena Hollandica Ex Stena Britannica Stena Hollandica – © Simonwp (Felixstowe, 22/02/2019) Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2010 by Wadan yard, Wismar,Germany (Yard No 159) for Stena…
MV Misida – Past and Present

MV Misida – Past and Present

MV Misida Misida  ©  Aleksi Lindström (Rendsberg, 11/07/2008) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 2007 by Sietas Schiffswerft GmbH & Co. Hamburg-Neuenfelde, Germany (Yard No 1282) as a Roll-On/Roll-Off…
MV Stena Vinga – Past and Present

MV Stena Vinga – Past and Present

MV Stena Vinga, ex Hammerodde - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2005 by B.V. Schps & Mfbk De Merwede v/h van Vliet & Co, Hardinxveld, Holland. (Yard No…
MV Stena Estrid – Past and Present

MV Stena Estrid – Past and Present

MV Stena Estrid - Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2019 by China Merchants Jinling Ltd (CMJL) (ex Avic Shipyard), Weihai, China (Yard No W0263) as…
MV Stena Forecaster – Past and Present

MV Stena Forecaster – Past and Present

MV Stena Forecaster - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2003 by Dalian Shipyard, Dalian, China (Yard No RO123-2) as a Ro-Ro Cargo Ship for Stena RoRo, Gothenburg, Sweden
MV Stena Edda – Past and Present

MV Stena Edda – Past and Present

MV Stena Edda - Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2020 by China Merchants Jinling Ltd (CMJL) (ex Avic Shipyard), Weihai, China (Yard No W0264) as…
MV Galicia – Past and Present

MV Galicia – Past and Present

MV Galicia - Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2021 by China Merchants Jinling Ltd (CMJL) (ex Avic Shipyard), Weihai, China (Yard No W0267) as a…
MV Stena Forerunner – Past and Present

MV Stena Forerunner – Past and Present

MV Stena Forerunner - Steel twin screw 'Stena 4Runner Mk II' motor vessel built in 2003 by Dalian Shipyard, Dalian, China (Yard No RO123-3) as a Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
MV Stena Horizon – Past and Present

MV Stena Horizon – Past and Present

MV Stena Horizon, ex Celtic Horizon, Cartour Beta - Steel twin screw “NAOS 244” motor vessel, built in 2006 by C.N. "Visentini" di Visentini Francesco & C., Donada, Italy  (Yard…
MV Stena Superfast VIII – Past and Present

MV Stena Superfast VIII – Past and Present

MV Stena Superfast VIII, ex Superfast VIII - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2001 by Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft AG, Kiel (Yard No 358) as a Passenger/RoRo Ferry for…
TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp Ex HMS Antwerp, Antwerp Antwerp Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 493), for Great Eastern Railway. Technical…
TS Bruges – Past and Present

TS Bruges – Past and Present

TS Bruges Bruges Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 494), for Great Eastern Railway. Technical Data Length: 98.43 m (overall)…
MV Côte D’Opale – Past and Present

MV Côte D’Opale – Past and Present

MV Côte D’Opale - Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2021 by China Merchants Jinling (ex Avic Shipyard, Weihai) China (Yard No W0268) as Passenger and…
TS Malines – Past and Present

TS Malines – Past and Present

TS Malines Ex HMS Malines, Malines Malines Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1920 by High Walker yard of Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd., Newcastle (Yard No. 972), for…
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