Truckline Ferries

Overview

Truckline Ferries was a ferry company operating a freight service from Poole, United Kingdom to Cherbourg, France. Services commenced in June 1973. Initially carrying just 2,324 in 1973 by 1983 Truckline were carrying 65,000 units annually. In 1985 Brittany Ferries (BAI) purchased 100% of the shareholding in Truckline. A new passenger service to Cherbourg was inaugurated in 1986 which eventually lead to the introduction of a superferry in 1992. In 1999 the Poole-Cherbourg route was rebranded as a Brittany Ferries route.

MV Speedlink Vanguard – Past and Present

MV Speedlink Vanguard – Past and Present

MV Boa Vista, ex Bonavista, Normandie Shipper, Kirk Shipper, Stena Shipper, Karibe Express, Speedlink Vanguard, Stena Shipper, Alpha Express, Union Wellington, Stena Shipper - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built…
MV Cotentin (1974) – Past and Present

MV Cotentin (1974) – Past and Present

MV Princess Carol, ex Angel Pearl, El Capitan, Romana I, Caribe Merchant, Miranda I, Cotentin, Saaletal, Thule - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1969 at Rickmers Rhederei GmbH,…
MV Olau Kent – Past and Present

MV Olau Kent – Past and Present

MV Apollo, ex Corbiere, Benodet, Gelting Nord, Olau Kent, Apollo - Twin screw motor vessel built in 1970 at Jos L Meyer Werft, Papenburg-Ems, Germany (Yard No. 560) for Ab…
MV Coutances – Past and Present

MV Coutances – Past and Present

MV Rosa Eugenia ex Outance, Coutances - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1978 at Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (ACH), Le Havre, France (Yard No 246) for Truckline…
MV Purbeck – Past and Present

MV Purbeck – Past and Present

MV Maria Rosario, ex Purbeck - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1978 at Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (ACH), Le Havre, France (Yard No 247) for Truckline Ferries…
MV St Magnus – Past and Present

MV St Magnus – Past and Present

MV Dona Juana, ex Parseta, Codan Marine, St Magnus, Dorset, Ulster Sportsman, Donautal - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1970 at Rickmers Werft - Bremerhaven (Yard No 362)…
MV Travemunde – Past and Present

MV Travemunde – Past and Present

MV Noor, ex Barakat, St Clair, Treg, Tregastel, Njegos, Travemunde - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Schichau Unterweser AG, Bremerhaven in 1971 (Yard No 478) for Moltzau Line…
MV Cornouailles – Past and Present

MV Cornouailles – Past and Present

MV Sveti Stefan, ex Havelet, Cornouailles - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in  1977 at Trondhjems Mekaniske Verksted Trondheim Norway, (Yard No 735) for Brittany Ferries, Morlaix ,France as a…
MV Barfleur – Past and Present

MV Barfleur – Past and Present

MV Barfleur, ex Deal Seaways, Barfleur - Steel twin screw motor vessel built-in 1992 at Kvaerner Masa-Yards, Helsinki, Finland (Yard No. 485) for Truckline Ferries France S.A., Cherbourg, France. (Brittany…
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