Stena RoRo signs contract for a ninth Stena E-Flexer

Stena RoRo has placed an order for a further newbuild in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class with the Chinese shipyard AVIC International. This is a continuation of the eight newbuilds already ordered and Stena RoRo has an option for another two ships. The vessel, which will operate on LNG, has been asigned for a long-term charter with Brittany Ferries. Delivery is set for autumn 2023.

Long charter contracts have thus been signed with Brittany Ferries for a total of three vessels, whereof two will operate on LNG-fuel. The keel of the first vessel was laid in a ceremony in January in the shipyard. These three newbuilds will complement the company’s current fleet of high class freight and passenger vessels.

”We are very pleased to have placed another order with the AVIC shipyard, with which we have had a very positive cooperation over the last three years. Theshipyard hasbeen able to meet our demands for flexibilityand thereby enabled us to serve our customers with tailormade products. The newly signed third charter contract with Brittany Ferries is a further proof of this”, comments  Per Westling, CEO Stena RoRo.

Background facts
The E-Flexer models, combining freight and passengers, will besignificantlylarger than the current RoPax model standard ferries. These vessels will be at the forefront in terms of sustainability and will create a new standard for emissions, cost and energy efficiency, as well as performance.


Facts Stena E-Flexer LNG
Length: 214.5 m 

Depth: 6.4 m 
Beam: 27.8 m 
Capacity: 2750 lane metres,1.000 passengers, 340 cabins  

For more information, please contact:
Per Westling, VD Stena RoRo AB 

Tel: +46 31 855154 
E-post: per.westling@stena.com  

Since 1977 Stena RoRo has led the development of new marine RoRo, freight and passenger concepts. Our products consist of specially-constructed and standard RoRo and RoPax vessels. The company charters around twenty vessels to operators around the world. Stena RoRo primarily specializes in using its technical competence for the design and conversion of existing vessels in order to be able to provide tailor-made transport solutions for its customers. We call this‘Stenability’. www.stenaroro.com  

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Stena RoRo is one of the leading innovators of the roll on/roll off cargo and passenger concepts. Our products include vessels such as RoRos and RoPaxes.​ ​The company charters out a number of vessels to first-class operators all over the world and the clients are found both within and outside of the Stena Sphere. Stena RoRo are highly skilled and experienced in designing and converting vessels, combined with a unique knowledge of the market, to create tailor-made solutions for their demanding customers. This is called Stenability.

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Stena RoRo has placed an order for a further newbuild in the so-called Stena E-Flexer RoPax class with the Chinese shipyard AVIC International. This is a continuation of the eight newbuilds already ordered and Stena RoRo has an option for another two ships. The vessel, which will operate on LNG, has been asigned for a long-term charter with Brittany Ferries. Delivery is set for autumn 2023.
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We are very pleased to have placed another order with the AVIC shipyard, with which we have had a very positive cooperation over the last three years. The shipyard has been able to meet our demands for flexibility and thereby enabled us to serve our customers with tailormade products. The newly signed third charter contract with Brittany Ferries is a further proof of this
Per Westling, CEO Stena RoRo