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Proman and Stena jointly develop methanol as the pathway to sustainable shipping

The global shipping industry is responsible for ~2.9% of global greenhouse gas emissions, which equals almost 1 billion metric tons of CO2 each year. Unchecked, emissions could increase by as much as 130% from 2008 levels by 2050. Transitioning to low-carbon fuels will be essential to secure the long-term future of the industry and meet…

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Crowley & Stena RoRo to assist United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) in acquiring vessels for their Ready Reserve Force (RRF)

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Solutions business unit has been awarded a multi-year contract for Vessel Acquisition Management (VAM) by the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). Stena RoRo is included in Crowley’s project team, together with Serco and LCE (Life Cycle Engineering).

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Stena RoRo has placed orders for the construction of new E-Flexer ships numbered 11 and 12

Stena RoRo has ordered two new ships from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai). These are the 11th and 12th Stena E-Flexer vessels in the RoPax class developed by Stena RoRo and delivery is slated for 2024 and 2025. At the same time, long-term charter contracts have been signed with the French ferry company Brittany…

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Stena RoRo orders its tenth E-Flexer RoPax ferry

Stena RoRo is pleased to have executed a new charter agreement with Marine Atlantic, a Canadian federal Crown corporation. As a result, Stena has ordered its tenth E-Flexer vessel from the CMI Jinling (Weihai) shipyard.  The ship, when delivered, will run in eastern Canada between Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Delivery from the shipyard is expected…

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Stena RoRo has delivered the world's largest civilian hospital vessel, the Global Mercy™ for Mercy Ships

After a ceremony at the shipyard in China, the world's largest civilian hospital ship, the Global Mercy, was delivered to the charity organization Mercy Ships. Stena RoRo has been working with the global project since 2013. The maiden voyage is to Europe where the Global Mercy will be further outfitted before continuing to Senegal for…

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Stena RoRo has now taken delivery of the lengthened vessel Stena Scandica from the Turkish shipyard

In August 2020, Stena RoRo began a unique conversion of the RoPax vessel Stena Scandica (formerly the Stena Lagan) and has been responsible for design and project execution. The ship was split in half and a new 36-meter-long mid-section inserted. As a result, cargo capacity has been increased by 30 percent. Completion of the conversion…

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Stena RoRo's E-Flexer Côte d'Opale delivered to DFDS

Six weeks ahead of schedule, the Ro-Pax vessel Côte d'Opale – Stena's fifth E-Flexer vessel from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai) – was delivered today. A ceremony with representatives from Stena RoRo, DFDS and the shipyard was held on site and the ship is now embarking on its maiden voyage to Europe where it…

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Sea trial completed for hospital ship Global Mercy

Stena RoRo is leading the project for the construction of the Global Mercy™, the world's largest civilian hospital ship. After several years of construction at the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in northern China, the final test, the official sea trial, has now been completed with good results. The shipyard will present the ship for delivery this…

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Stena RoRo enlarging and modernizing RoPax vessels Stena Lagan and Stena Mersey with 36-meter extensions

After extensive rebuilding, the RoPax vessel Stena Lagan will be back in service for Stena Line at the beginning of 2021, while sister vessel Stena Mersey is expected to reenter service later in 2021. Stena RoRo is responsible for the design and execution of the project, which includes dividing the ships in the middle and…

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World’s largest civilian hospital ship nears delivery – complex industrial project for surgical care

Swedish Stena RoRo are experts in building tailored vessels for special needs. The Global Mercy – the world's largest civilian hospital ship – has been a very special project  for Stena RoRo, and  after several years of design and construction the ship is now soon  to be ready and leave the Tianjin Xingang shipyard in…

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Stena RoRo’s E-Flexer Galicia delivered to Brittany Ferries – with higher passenger capacity thanks to flexible construction

The Galicia, the first of three ships in the E-Flexer class ordered by Brittany Ferries was delivered on September 3. The vessel is the third E-Flexer of nine ordered by Stena RoRo from the Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling (Weihai). The Galicia will be chartered by Brittany Ferries on a long-term basis and has been especially…

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Stena RoRo has delivered the night ferry A Nepita after a record-breaking conversion

In just under three months, Stena RoRo has converted the former Stena Superfast X day ferry into a night ferry, which under the name A Nepita is to operate on the Marseille – Corsica – North Africa route.  She has been freshened up, repainted, given custom furnishings, many more cabins and outfitted with hybrid scrubbers. The new customer is the…

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Stena RoRo's fifth E-Flexer RoPax launched in China – has unique design and becomes longest ferry in the English Channel

The Côte d'Opale is the fifth in the Stena E-Flexer RoPax class. Stena RoRo has signed a long-term charter agreement with DFDS, which has been very involved in the ship's unique design. When put into service next summer, the Côte d'Opale, with its 214 meters, will be the longest ferry operating in the English Channel.

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Stena offering Stena Saga as hospital ship with space for 520 patients

Stena RoRo has prepared the design and a project manager has been appointed to convert the large vehicle and passenger ferry Stena Saga into a hospital ship with space for 520 patients. Stena RoRo can convert the ferry within just a few weeks and have it ready to provide additional healthcare capacity in a corona-affected…

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Stena RoRo signs contract for a ninth Stena E-Flexer

Stena RoRo has placed an order for a further newbuild in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class with the Chinese shipyard AVIC International. This is a continuation of the eight newbuilds already ordered and Stena RoRo has an option for another two ships. The vessel, which will operate on LNG, has been asigned for a…

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Stena RoRo acquires RoPax vessel in Japan

Stena RoRo has purchased the ferry Yamato from the Japanese shipping company Hankyu Ferry.  The vessel will be rebuilt at a shipyard in Europe and be fully adapted to European standards, after which it will be chartered out. This process will begin in spring 2020 and the ferry is estimated to be in traffic by the…

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New construction of the Stena E-Flexer continues in China with keel laying and launching

Between 2016 – 2018, Stena RoRo placed orders for eight Stena E-Flexer class vessels with the Chinese AVIC Weihai Shipyard. Construction is continuing according to plan and yesterday, 16 January, two ceremonies took place in the shipyard – the launching of the first E-Flexer and the keel laying of the third vessel in the series. Guests…

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Stena RoRo places an order for a further newbuild and signs a 10-year charter contract with Brittany Ferries

The vessel now ordered, which will be built for LNG operation, is the sixth in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class with delivery set for autumn 2021. Stena RoRo has a further two options with the Chinese shipyard AVIC International. At the same time, the newbuild has been signed to a 10-year charter with the…

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Stena RoRo signs contract for newbuild for long-term charter to DFDS

The vessel now ordered is the fifth in the Stena E-Flexer RoPax class and Stena RoRo has a further three options on vessels for delivery from 2021 and onwards. The newbuild has been signed to a 10-year bareboat charter with DFDS. The new ferry will operate in the English Channel between Dover and Calais. With…

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Stena signs contract for four new RoPax ferries

Stena has signed a contract for an order of four new RoPax ferries with an option for another four vessels. This new generation of RoPax ferries, the Stena E-Flexer Class, has been developed internally by Stena and will represent a new generation of highly efficient, environmentally friendly and flexible vessels.

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Stena RoRo charters three vessels on a long-term basis

Stena RoRo has reached an agreement with the Finnish shipping company Godby Shipping to long-term charter their three RoRo vessels Misida, Misana and Miranda. The configuration of the vessels is very flexible and they can thus be employed in both the Stena RoRo and the Stena Line networks.

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Stena RoRo heads construction of the world’s largest charity hospital ship

Recently, the international charity Mercy Ships signed an agreement for the construction of Atlantic Mercy (working title), the world's largest civilian hospital ship. Stena RoRo is engaged as project manager. The vessel, an investment of more than $ 100 million, will be built at the Chinese Tianjin Xingang Shipyard and delivery is expected by July…

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