Vessels in port
Stena to deploy new ro-pax vessels on Irish Sea route
Each of the four newbuildings contracted from AVIC Weihai Shipyard will offer a ro-ro capacity of 3,100 lane-metres, nearly twice as much as Stena’s existing vessels on Belfast routes, and will have provision for nearly 1,000 passengers.
Belfast marks 100 years since the launch of Titanic
Belfast is marking 100 years since the launch of the most famous vessel ever built at the city's shipyards -- RMS Titanic. Three years in construction at the Harland & Wolff shipyard, the Titanic sailed out into Belfast Lough on May 31, 1911. On April 15, 1912, the luxury liner advertised as "practically unsinkable" sank after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton,.
Cruise season 2011 opened with Crown Princess
Thirty-three cruise ships are scheduled to bring in more than 58,000 passengers and crew to Belfast over the summer months. The Crown Princess returned for the first of five visits to Belfast this year on Friday to confirm the 2011 cruise season was under way. More than 950ft in length, it has nine different restaurants and eateries on board, as well as a spa and fitness centre, three theatres and a film screen. It brought more than 4,000 visitors and crew with it.Upload News