MS Santa Regina

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Santa Regina
Name: MS Santa Regina
Operator: Strait Shipping
Port of registry:  New Zealand
Builder: Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre, Le Havre, France
Launched: 1985
In service: 2002 - 2015 (in New Zealand)
Identification: IMO number: 8314562
General characteristics
Type: Roll-on/roll-off ferry
Tonnage: 14,588 GT
Length: 137 m (449 ft 6 in)
Beam: 22.5 m (73 ft 10 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Pielstick diesel engines
Speed: 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
  • 370 passengers
  • 1,300 m (4,265 ft) lane for vehicles

MS Santa Regina is a roll-on/roll-off ferry that was in service for Strait Shipping Ltd in New Zealand. The ferry was built for overnight services between Marseille and Corsica in the Mediterranean. The Santa Regina was the flagship vessel for the Bluebridge ferry service, which runs from Wellington to Picton up to four times a day. Bluebridge competes with the longer running Interislander line, which also provides transport across Cook Strait.

In June 2015 Strait Shipping replaced the Santa Regina with the MS Strait Feronia.[1]


  1. ^ "New Bluebridge Ferry". The Dominion Post. 1 June 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 

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