North Sea Ferries

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North Sea Ferries
GenreFerry company
FateMerged with P&O North Sea Ferries (Later P&O Ferries)
SuccessorP&O Ferries
Founded1965
Defunct1996 (Merged into P&O North Sea Ferries)
Headquarters
Kingston-upon-Hull
,
United Kingdom
Area served
Belgium, UK, Netherlands, Rotterdam, Hull, Zeebrugge
ServicesPassenger transportation, freight transportation

North Sea Ferries was a ferry company which operated between 1965 and 1996 when it was merged into P&O Operations (P&O North Sea Ferries),[1] it had routes from Hull to Rotterdam (Europort) and Zeebrugge. P&O North Sea Ferries was then merged with P&O Ferries in 2003.[2] In 1987, the Princess Margaret Ferry Terminal was built under the operation of North Sea Ferries. The building is now under the ownership of Associated British Ports and is operated by P&O Ferries.

Fleet[edit]

Ship Service Status
MV Norsun 1987–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries
MV Norsea 1987–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries
MV Norcape 1988–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries
MV Norbay 1994–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries
MV Norbank 1993–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries
MV Norland 1974–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries, then later sold to SNAV. Scrapped in 2010.
MV Norstar 1974–1996 Transferred to P&O Ferries, then later sold to SNAV. Scrapped in 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Peter C. (2012). Offshore ferry services of England and Scotland. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Maritime. p. 198. ISBN 978-1-84884-665-4.
  2. ^ Mark, Dave (16 October 2002). "North Sea Ferries name and jobs go". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 23 April 2018.