Stena Line News

Stena Line to boost capacity on Rotterdam route

Stena Line to boost capacity on Rotterdam route

24 July 2017 Cruise News

In response to demand on the route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich, Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships. The current RoRo ships the Capucine and Severine operating twice daily from Europoort in the Netherlands and Harwich in the UK will be replaced by larger ships, MV Misada and MV Misana, when their present charter contracts expire in January 2018.

Mårtensson takes chief executive role with Stena Line

Mårtensson takes chief executive role with Stena Line

29 September 2016 Cruise News

Niclas Mårtensson has been appointed chief executive of Stena Line, stepping up from his current role of deputy chief executive. The current chief executive, Carl-Johan Hagman, will resume his position as chairman of Stena Line board and will also remain in the role as head of shipping at Stena AB.

Stena Line reaps rewards of UK passenger growth

Stena Line reaps rewards of UK passenger growth

29 January 2015 Cruise News

Last year saw continued growth of Stena Line’s passenger numbers and car volumes, building on the figures recorded in previous years. The ferry operator transported 132,000 cars on its Harwich-Hook of Holland service through the course of the full year; an increase of 7.3 per cent year on 2013. In addition the operator recorded 100 per cent reliability in 2014 with all sailings operating to schedule throughout the year.

Record year for Stena Line in North Sea

Record year for Stena Line in North Sea

28 January 2014 Cruise News

Stena Line continues to build on its success witnessing record passenger and car volumes on its North Sea route in 2013. The ferry operator recorded a nine per cent increase in passengers on 2012, carrying 568,000 people throughout 2013 and 123,000 cars (an 11 per cent increase) on its Harwich-Hook of Holland service.

UK ferry Industry carried a million more passengers in 2013

UK ferry Industry carried a million more passengers in 2013

27 January 2014 Press Release Cruise News

Britain’s ferry industry showed growth across all its travel sectors last year, with passenger numbers up 2.6% overall to 38 million, all cars carried up 1.1% to 8.37million, and coaches up overall 4.1% to 158,470 - according to 2013 “Ferrystat” figures, released today by industry body, Discover Ferries.

Record breaking year for Stena Line

Record breaking year for Stena Line

7 February 2013 Cruise News

Stena Line has achieved a record full-year passenger and car volume on its North Sea route in 2012. The ferry operator, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012, transported 521,000 passengers and 110,000 cars on its Harwich-Hook of Holland service through the course of the year.

Blomdahl steps down as Stena Line chief

Blomdahl steps down as Stena Line chief

22 November 2012 Cruise News

Stena Line chief executive Gunnar Blomdahl has confirmed he will step down from the role after ten years on January 1st. Carl-Johan Hagman, who currently has responsibility for all shipping operations in the Stena Group, has been appointed to the role.

Stena Line grows Harwich-Hook of Holland route

Stena Line grows Harwich-Hook of Holland route

7 February 2012 Cruise News

Ferry operator Stena Line bucked industry trends in 2011 by carrying 4.4 per cent more cars on its Harwich-Hook of Holland route than during the previous year. In a year where the number of cars carried between the UK and Continental Europe remained static compared to 2010, Stena Line transported an additional 5,000 cars to the Netherlands.

Stena Line prepared for busy festive period

Stena Line prepared for busy festive period

4 January 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Stena Line, a leading ferry company, is experiencing another busy Christmas period, with many of its sailing across all routes already at full capacity. The company is urging passengers to organise their Christmas and New Year travel as soon as possible.

Stena Line plans super ships

Stena Line plans super ships

21 September 2011 Cruise News

Stena Line will introduce two giant ships that will carry up to 1200 passengers later this year to coincide with the launch of its new Belfast-Cairnryan route in November.