Month: October 2013

MV St Columba – Past and Present
Agapitos Express Ferries

MV St Columba – Past and Present

MV Masarrah, ex Express Aphrodite, Stena Adventurer, Stena Hibernia, St Columba - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Aalborg Vaerft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark in 1977 (Yard No 214) for…
The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline

Introduced on the night of the 14th-15th October 1936, the Night Ferry was an international sleeper train operating between London Victoria and Paris Gare du Nord. In later years Brussels was also served. The service was operated by…
Admiralty Pier Ro/Ro Berth No 3
Dover Harbour Board

Admiralty Pier Ro/Ro Berth No 3

After the transfer of much of British Rail’s classical passenger services to Folkestone and to relieve the heavily used ramps at the Eastern Docks, a new car ferry berth was…
Dover-Calais-Dover Photography 06/10/13
Maritime Features

Dover-Calais-Dover Photography 06/10/13

On Sunday 6th October 2013 myself and Paul Cloke decided to have a few hours in Calais for a spot of photography and some frites on the seafront by Calais…
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