MS Stena Adventurer (2003)

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Stena Adventurer
Stena Adventurer onroute to Dublin
Name: Stena Adventurer
Operator: Stena Line
Port of registry: London.  United Kingdom
Route: Holyhead - Dublin
Builder: Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea
Yard number: 1393
Launched: 2002
In service: 2011
Identification: IMO number: 9235529
Status: In service
General characteristics [1]
Tonnage: 43,532 GT
Length: 211.56 m (694 ft 1 in)
Beam: 29.3 m (96 ft 2 in)
Draught: 6.3 m (20 ft 8 in)
Installed power: 4 x MAN B&W diesels
Propulsion: 2 x Controllable pitch propellers
2 x Bow thrusters
Speed: 22.5 knots
Capacity: 1500 passengers

Stena Adventurer is a large roll on/roll off passenger (ro-pax) ferry operated by Stena Line on its Holyhead - Dublin route. She was launched in 2002 and entered service a year later.

Stena Adventurer is complemented on the Irish Sea by the MS Stena Nordica, which also operates to Dublin and Stena Explorer, which operates to Dún Laoghaire.

Sister ships[edit]

Stena Adventurer is the second of two identical ships built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, for Stena Line. Her sister ship is Stena Scandinavica which operates on Stena Line's flagship Gothenburg - Kiel route.