Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Victoria of Wight to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex

Wightlink’s brand new £30 million hybrid energy car ferry, Victoria of Wight, is to be officially named by HRH The Countess of Wessex on Thursday, September 20. The ceremony will take place at …
Sep 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria of Wight welcomes her first vehicles on board

Victoria of Wight welcomes her first vehicles on board

Isle of Wight haulier George Jenkins was the first person to drive on board Wightlink’s new £30million flagship Victoria of Wight. He took an articulated lorry full of Wightlink stores and supplies for the …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Wightlink’s new £30mln flagship Victoria of Wight on her way to the Solent to join the rest of the company’s fleet

Wightlink’s new £30mln flagship Victoria of Wight on her way to the Solent to join the rest of the company’s fleet

Wightlink’s new £30million flagship Victoria of Wight is on her way to the Solent to join the rest of the company’s fleet. The environmentally friendly hybrid energy ferry departed from the Cemre …
Jul 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight takes shape

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight takes shape

It is exactly three months since Wightlink’s new environmentally friendly hybrid energy flagship Victoria of Wight was launched to cheers and applause from staff and shipyard workers at Cemre. Since the ferry …
May 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Victoria of Wight - Wightlink’s new hybrid energy ferry will be launched at the Cemre shipyard on February 07

Victoria of Wight - Wightlink’s new hybrid energy ferry will be launched at the Cemre shipyard on February 07

Victoria of Wight, Wightlink’s new hybrid energy ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route, will be launched at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey on Wednesday 7 February 2018. “This will be a proud day for …
Feb 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Wightlink’s new flagship pioneers hybrid technology in the Solent

Wightlink’s new flagship pioneers hybrid technology in the Solent

Wightlink’s new flagship Victoria of Wight is on track to be the Solent’s ‘greenest’ ferry when she joins the company’s fleet on the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route in 2018. Head of Safety, …
Dec 4, 2017 /  Vessels
Wightlink reveals the name of its new flagship

Wightlink reveals the name of its new flagship

Wightlink’s new £30million environmentally friendly car ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be named Victoria of Wight. The name was chosen by a panel of staff who considered 186 suggestions from …
Aug 17, 2017 /  Vessels
Wightlink’s £45million investment in the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route reaches another milestone

Wightlink’s £45million investment in the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route reaches another milestone

The first vehicles have embarked and disembarked Wightlink’s flagship St Clare using the company’s new two-tier upper and lower boarding ramps at Portsmouth and Fishbourne. From now on, cars and small vans …
Jul 31, 2017 /  Vessels
Wightlink installs impressive new technology on the Fishbourne-Portsmouth route

Wightlink installs impressive new technology on the Fishbourne-Portsmouth route

Work will start shortly to install a sophisticated state-of-the-art mooring system at Wightlink’s car ferry terminals in Fishbourne and Portsmouth. This is part of the company’s £45million investment in …
Jan 31, 2017 /  Cruise
Steel cutting begins on Wightlink’s new ferry

Steel cutting begins on Wightlink’s new ferry

After months of planning and preparation, work has started to build Wightlink’s new flagship for the Fishbourne-Portsmouth route. It will come into service in summer 2018. Staff at the Cemre shipyard in …
Oct 7, 2016 /  Vessels