In response to demand on the routes from Rotterdam (Europoort and Hoek van Holland) to Killingholme, Stena Line is to add additional capacity by introducing a second ship.
The Caroline Russ has been brought in to operate three times weekly from Europoort in the Netherlands and Killingholme in the UK, with the first departure from Europoort on October 31, 2016.
She will join the current RoRo ship the Stena Scotia on the route.
The frequency will increase to six departures per week in each direction.
The Stena Scotia was introduced on the route September 2014 as a complement to the two freight ships, the Stena Transit and Stena Transporter on the Hoek van Holland – Killingholme route.
Caroline Russ : RoRo ship, built 1999, 153 mx20,6m, 20kn, 12 passengers, 102 trailers.
“We have seen a strong growth in the transport market to the UK over the past several years. We introduced our freight ship the Stena Scotia in 2014 in order to accommodate growing volumes of traffic.” Route Manager at Stena Line North Sea, said.
By introducing a second ship the frequency is increased to daily departures (6 days a week).
Multimodal News - 26/09/2016
Soumis par Charles F le ven, 30/09/2016 - 17:08