MS Stena Adventurer (2003)

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Stena Adventurer
Stena Adventurer onroute to Dublin
Career
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 Stena Superfast X, which also operates to Dublin and Stena Explorer, which formerly operated to Dún Laoghaire.

Stena Adventurer has served on the Irish Sea route Holyhead - Dublin with numerous pervious ferries, the first Stena Seatrader, the Stena Seatrader was then replaced by the Stena Nordica (now Malo Seaways operated by DFDS Seaways. In 2015 the Stena Nordica was replaced by the Stena Superfast X, which now operates on the Irish Sea.

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.

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