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Olau Line


Olau Line was a shipping company that existed between the years 1956 and 1994. It operated a ferry service from Sheerness in the United Kingdom to Vlissingen in the Netherlands from 1974 until 1994. Originally based in Denmark, the company passed under ownership of the German TT-Line in 1980.

© Fotoflite

MV Olau Kent – Past and Present

MV Apollo, ex Olau Kent – Twin screw motor vessel built in 1970 at Jos L Meyer Werft, Papenburg-Ems, Germany (Yard No. 560) for Ab Slite/Rederi Ab Volo as a passenger and vehicle roll-on/roll-off ferry

Courtesy of John Hendy

MV Olau Hollandia (2) – Past and Present

MV SNAV Sardegna, ex Pride of Le Havre, Olau Hollandia (II) – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1989 at Schichau Seebeckswerft AG, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 1067) as a passenger car and commercial vehicle trailer ferry.

MV Clare - Past and Present

MV Clare – Past and Present

MV Clare, ex Dana Baltica, Vinzia E, Wesertal – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1972 by Rickmers Werft, Bremerhaven, (Yard No 367) for J.A. Reinecke & Company, Germany as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry

© Ken Larwood

MV Argo – Past and Present

MV Ammari, ex Sally Euroway, Norcove, Argo – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1976 by Kroger werft GmbH, Rendsburg, Germany (Yard no 1391) for Argo Reederei Richard Adler & Sons, Bremen, Germany, as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry