MS Stena Lagan
Stena Lagan passing Liverpool Docks.
|Owner:||Levantina Trasporti Srl|
|Port of registry:|
|Route:||Birkenhead – Belfast|
|Builder:||Cantiere Navale Visentini|
|Identification:||IMO number: 9329849|
|Length:||186.46 m (611.7 ft)|
|Beam:||25.6 m (84 ft)|
|Draft:||6.63 m (21.8 ft)|
|Installed power:||2 x MAN B&W 9L 48/60B|
|Speed:||24 knots (44 km/h)|
In July 2010 Norfolkline was acquired by DFDS. The vessel was renamed Lagan Seaways during her refit in August 2010. Later that same year, DFDS sold its Northern Irish operations to Stena Line. The sale included the Belfast–Birkenhead route and the chartered Mersey Seaways. In August 2011 the vessel was renamed Stena Lagan
Stena Lagan operates on the Birkenhead–Belfast route with sister ship Stena Mersey. This route is invaluable to drivers, as it saves them driving through Scotland on poor single-carriageway roads and behind a great number of freight vehicles. In all, the total journey time on board the ship is 8 hours.
The ship has recently been refurbished and offers shop, cinema, restaurant, bar, POD Lounge, Stena Plus Lounge and four-berth en-suite cabins.
- "DFDS Seaways - Ferry Fleet - Lagan Seaways". DFDS Seaways. Retrieved December 2010. Check date values in:
- "Stena ends Larne to Fleetwood line and buys Belfast routes". BBC News. 3 December 2010. Retrieved December 2010. Check date values in:
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