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

The 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.

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

Sister ships[edit]

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