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MV Stena Estrid – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9807293

MV Stena Estrid

© Robbie Cox

Stena Estrid – © Robbie Cox (Dublin, 30/07/2020)

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 a Passenger/RoRo Ferry

Technical Data

  • Length: 214.50 m (overall) 202.50 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 28.43 m (extreme)
  • Depth: 9.5 m
  • Draught: 6.70 m
  • Tonnage: 41671 gross/14991 net/9777 deadweight
  • Engines: 2 x Caterpillar MaK 12VM43C diesels
  • Power: 25200 kW/HP
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Capacity: 1000 passengers/ 3100 lane metres + 120 cars
  • Crew: 110
  • Call Sign: 5BLA5
  • MMSI Number: 209878000
  • IMO Number: 9807293
  • DNV Gl id: 36953
  • Port of Registry: Cardiff/United Kingdom, Limassol/Cyprus
  • Sister Ships: Cote D’Opale, Galicia, Stena Edda, Stena Embla, Salamanca, Stena NB270, Stena NB271, Santona

Current Location

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November 3rd 2016: Contract date.

February 2nd 2018: Keel laid.

January 16th 2019: Launched.

September 5th 2019: First sea trials.

November 15th 2019: Delivered to Stena RoRo Ab, Gothenburg.

November 2019: Registered to Jiafu International Ship lease (care of Stena Line), Holyhead, UK. Management Stena Line Ltd.

November 22nd 2019: Left Weihai for Europe via Singapore – Suez.

December 22nd 2019: Arrived Dublin.

January 13th 2020: Services between Dublin – Holyhead.

© Robbie Cox  © Robbie Cox

© Robbie Cox

© Robbie Cox (Dublin, 03/03/2020)

May 2nd 2020: Came off service and sailed from Holyhead to Cairnryan.

May 3rd 2020: Arrived Cairnryan where repairs were carried out on one of her four engines.

June 15th 2020: Resumed services between Holyhead – Dublin.

September 10th 2020: Services between Belfast – Cairnryan.

All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Robbie Cox, Stena RoRo and China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) Co. ,Ltd for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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