MV Stena Edda
Stena Edda © Barry Graham (Birkenhead, 06/03/2020)
Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2020 by China Merchants Jinling Ltd (CMJL) (ex Avic Shipyard), Weihai, China (Yard No W0264) as a Passenger/Car Ferry
- Length: 214.45 m (overall) 202.49 m (between perpendiculars)
- Breadth: 28.42 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: 5BLE5
- MMSI Number: 209885000
- IMO Number: 9807308
- DNV GL id Number: 36954
- Port of Registry: United Kingdom, Limassol/Cyprus
- Sister Ships: Cote D’Opale, Galicia, Stena Estrid, Stena Embla, Salamanca, Stena NB270, Stena NB271, Santona
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November 3rd 2016: Contract date.
June 15th 2018: Keel struck.
April 15th 2019: Launched.
January 16th 2020: Delivered to Jiagui International Ship (Care of Stena RoRo), Birkenhead, UK).
January 22nd 2020: Left Weihai for Europa via Singapore.
February 26th 2020: Berthing trials in Belfast.
© Scott Mackey (29/02/2020)
March 9th 2020: Commenced services between Birkenhead – Belfast.
© Eddie Walker (Liverpool, 26/03/2020)
© Robert Foy (Liverpool, 02/10/2020)
© Ian Collard (Twelve Quays, 07/10/2020)
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