In the middle of the ongoing pandemic, ferry company Stena Line has confirmed that the construction of their two new larger E-Flexer ferries has begun in Weihai, China.
Social distancing, fog machines, fresh sea air inside the ships are all seen as key to reassuring customers about the future of ferry travel as countries reopen their borders.
On April 8 Stena Line announced plans to permanently close the ferry route between Trelleborg and Sassnitz. The Company and the German Works Council have now agreed and the route will be closed permanently.
Ferry shipping company Stena Line continues to reduce CO2 emissions and is now ten years ahead of the international shipping targets for reducing emissions.
Wärtsilä is developing an unprecedented range of engine and fuel gas supply systems to help ship owners navigate the route to reduced greenhouse gas emissions – whichever fuels they choose.
Stena Line has announced that it plan to furlough 600 employees with 150 redundancies across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Stena Line with its headquarters based in Gothenburg announces 950 planned job redundancies in Sweden. This measure is in response to the global Coronavirus that has had a substantial effect on Stena Line’s passenger operations.
On February 1, Stena Line opened the Halmstad-Grenå ferry line with a large inauguration party that attracted more than 8,000 Halmstads residents and both the governor and ministers to the new ferry location.
Stena Edda, the biggest ferry ever to sail on the Belfast to Liverpool route, embarked on its maiden voyage on Monday evening as it left Merseyside amid a host of celebrations which included a spectacular countdown lightshow.