Stena Line’s second next-generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China

Stena Line’s second next-generation ferry Stena Edda ‘floats out’ in China

Leading ferry company Stena Line has achieved another major milestone in its fleet investment program with the ‘float out’ ceremony of the second vessel in its new generation E-Flexer series. The second …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour surpassed 24M Tonnes for the First Time

Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour surpassed 24M Tonnes for the First Time

Cargo volumes through Belfast Harbour have surpassed 24m tonnes for the first time since records began. Trade increased by over 900,000 tonnes during 2018 to 24.6m tonnes, up 3.8% on the previous year. Growth was led by …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Curious
Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

Stena Line introduces Stena Forecaster to Belfast – Liverpool service

As a part of the ongoing development of Stena Line’s Irish Sea route network, the Stena Forecaster is transferred from Stena RoRo to Stena Line and will enter service on the Belfast - Liverpool route from Tuesday, …
Feb 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Line invests £5M in fleet upgrade

Stena Line invests £5M in fleet upgrade

Leading ferry company Stena Line has started work on a £5m refit programme of its local ferry fleet at Belfast’s Harland and Wolff shipyard. The 10-week upgrade schedule will see five Stena Line vessels dry …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Finance
Stena Line adds extra freight capacity to its Belfast-Liverpool service

Stena Line adds extra freight capacity to its Belfast-Liverpool service

STENA Line is planning to upweight its freight capacity on its popular Belfast to Liverpool route. It will initially deploy the 3,000 lane metre Stena Forerunner vessel before replacing it with a similar ship early in …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Vessels
Economic Boost For Belfast as MJM Group Delivers Azamara Pursuit Success

Economic Boost For Belfast as MJM Group Delivers Azamara Pursuit Success

Luxury cruise liner, Azamara Pursuit, the third ship in the Azamara Club Cruises fleet, has left Belfast following a successful refit at the hands of MJM Group. Caption: Passenger (cruise) ship Azamara Persuit - Image …
Jul 30, 2018 /  Cruise
Belfast Harbour Announces Record Results and Major Investment Programme

Belfast Harbour Announces Record Results and Major Investment Programme

In announcing its results for 2017, Belfast Harbour has reported a record financial performance and a strong investment pipeline of £132million in port infrastructure and real estate projects targeted at improving …
Jul 4, 2018 /  Finance
Significant Investment Puts Belfast at Heart of Hi-Tech Coal Industry

Significant Investment Puts Belfast at Heart of Hi-Tech Coal Industry

Investments totaling £30M by Northern Ireland-based LCC Group and Belfast Harbour have put the city at the centre of the global supply chain for hi-tech coal. Since opening last year, LCC’s £12M …
Mar 15, 2018 /  Finance
Stena Line’s Belfast services deliver record 2017

Stena Line’s Belfast services deliver record 2017

2017 marked another record trading year for leading ferry company Stena Line across its travel and freight services. Freight volumes on its Belfast to Cairnryan, Liverpool and Heysham routes exceeded a record 514 000 …
Feb 2, 2018 /  Curious
First for MJM Group and Royal Caribbean as Luxury Cruise Liner set to Drydock in Belfast

First for MJM Group and Royal Caribbean as Luxury Cruise Liner set to Drydock in Belfast

MJM Group, a world-leading fit-out specialist, headquartered in Northern Ireland has signed an historic, multi-million-pound contract with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and operator Azamara Club Cruises®. This will …
Jan 9, 2018 /  Cruise