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MV Stena Edda – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9807308

MV Stena Edda

© Barry Graham

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

Technical Data

  • 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

Vesselfinder AIS Location Data

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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

© Eddie Walker (Liverpool, 26/03/2020)

© Robert Foy  © Robert Foy 

© Robert Foy  © Robert Foy

© Robert Foy (Liverpool, 02/10/2020)

© Ian Collard

© Ian Collard (Twelve Quays, 07/10/2020)

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: Ian Collard, Robert Foy, Barry Graham, Scott Mackey, Eddie Walker and Andreas Wörteler for their assistance in producing this feature.

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

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