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Irish Ferries adds third ship to Dover-Calais route

The Ro-Ro ferry will enter service between Dover and Calais in the first quarter of 2022

Irish Ferries will add a third Ro-Ro ferry to its service between Dover, UK, and Calais, France, in the first quarter of 2022.

Built in 2000 by the Astilleros Españoles SA shipyard in Spain, the ship has a capacity of 589 passengers and over 90 trucks. Facilities for travelers include a self-service restaurant, a café and bar, a duty-free shop and outdoor decks.

The name of the ship will be changed in the coming weeks, and will join Inishmore Island and Insprey Island on the Dover-Kala line.

“Adding a third vessel to our Dover-Calais route will allow us to offer an exit or Calais every 90 minutes,” said Andrew Sheen, CEO of Irish Ferries. The frequency and reliability required to service this important route between GB and France. “

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