Meridian Ferries

Meridian Ferries was a freight roro operator servicing the Folkestone to Boulogne route replacing the short lived Opale Ferries. Sailings were inaugurated on the 4th July 1993 with a single vessel. A second vessel was added to the service in February 1995. Unfortunately the company collapsed on the 15th March 1995 after a period of industrial unrest initiated by the French seamen’s union over the use of Eastern European crews.

MV Spirit of Independence – Past and Present

MV Spirit of Independence – Past and Present

MV Derin Deniz, ex Happy Dolphin, Spirit of Independence, Innisfallen - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1969 as a passenger and vehicle ferry by Werft Nobiskrug GmbH, Rendsburg,…
MV Marine Evangeline – Past and Present

MV Marine Evangeline – Past and Present

MV Ana - ex Kapella, Marine Evangeline, Spirit of Boulogne, Marine Evangeline, Duke of Yorkshire, Cord Adeler - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1974 by Kristiansands Mekaniske Verksted,…
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