Stena Explorer 2014

 

The HSS Stena Explorer re-entered service on Stena Line’s Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire route on Wednesday April 9th and continued to operate throughout the summer until Tuesday September 9th 2014. The high speed vessel, which completes the passage in two hours and twenty minutes has capacity for up to 1,500 passengers and 1,100 lane metres, operated one round trip each day with a 10:30hrs sailing from Holyhead and a 13:30hrs sailing from Dun Laoghaire.

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

Captain Simon Mills moves the HSS across to the Refit Berth, 18th Mar 2014. © Ronnie Roberts

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

Receiving attention at the Refit Berth, 18th March 2014. © Ronnie Roberts.

Mid-crossing

Mid-crossing

The Stena Explorer mid-Irish Sea on her first day back in service for the season, 9th April. © Justin Merrigan

KaMeWa jets at work

KaMeWa jets at work

Stena Explorer arriving at Holyhead, 9th April 2014. © Justin Merrigan.

Stena Explorer and Jonathan Swift

Stena Explorer and Jonathan Swift

Two survivors of the fast ferry era pass in the Outer Harbour at Holyhead. © Michael Thomas

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

Outward from Holyhead for Dun Laoghaire. © Michael Thomas.

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

9th September 2014. © Ronnie Roberts

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

9th September 2014. © Ronnie Roberts

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

9th September 2014. © Ronnie Roberts

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

9th September 2014. © Ronnie Roberts

Stena Explorer

Stena Explorer

9th September 2014. © Ronnie Roberts