MS Norman Voyager
Norman Voyager at Rosslare
|Owner:||Epic Shipping Ltd (2008-2012)
Stena RoRo (2012 Onwards)
Celtic Link Ferries (2009-2011)
LDLines (2011 Onwards)
|Port of registry:||London, United Kingdom (2008-2011)
Le Havre, France (2011 Onwards)
|Route:||Portsmouth - Le Havre|
|Builder:||Cantiere Navale Visentini|
|Maiden voyage:||6 November 2008|
|Notes:||IMO number 9420423|
The Norman Voyager is a Ro/Ro passenger and vehicle ferry currently owned by LD Lines and operated by DFDS Seaways between Portsmouth and Le Havre
The ship was built in 2008 by Cantiere Navale Visentini, Italy for Epic Shipping Ltd, She was chartered to LDLines in 2008 and named the Norman Voyager, She made her maiden voyage between Rosslare and Le Havre on the 6 November 2008, LDLines operated a Rosslare - Le Havre in competition with Celtic Link Ferries who operate between Rosslare and Cherbourg.
In 2009 she was chartered to Celtic Link Ferries to replace the Diplomat, she started operating between Rosslare - Cherbourg - Portsmouth and then at the end of 2009 she switched to the Rosslare - Cherbourg route. She was chartered back to LDLines in 2011 where she was re-registered in Le Havre, France, she started operating between Marseille and Tunis.
Later in 2011 she moved to the Portsmouth - Le Havre, In 2012 she was sold to Stena RoRo, Gothenburg, Sweden and since February 2013 she has been operated by DFDS Seaways between Portsmouth and Le Havre.
From 25th March 2014, the Norman Voyager will be chartered to Brittany Ferries and renamed Étretat. She will continue to serve Portsmouth to Le Havre on Monday to Friday, The Monday crossings will be Freight Only. She will also run a weekly return crossing from Portsmouth to Santander on Saturday/Sunday.
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