July 28th 2015: Resumed service between Dover and Calais. October 10th 1991: Docked in Antwerp and it wasn’t until February 10th, 1992 that she left for Boelwerf Vlaanderen (Boel Yard Flanders) (the former Cockerill’s yard) carrying 40 tons of steel (in an attempt to alleviate the vibration problems), for the necessary repairs and alterations. 5th April 2010: Operated her last crossing to Boulogne. We now offer a complimentary meal for your journey so you can refuel before arriving at your destination. The CFDT union members were angry that the ship had been flagged under the Italian second registration, which allows the company to use cheaper non-European staff. April 29th 2010: To Dover again to cover for the NORMAN BRIDGE. Vessel now operating additional sailings between Dover and Dunkerque. Are the Gdansk refit photos for 2015 correct? April 29th 1997: Laid-up in Dunkerque, France. Unauthorised copying or reproduction of this website and any media contained within is strictly prohibited. Onboard Calais-Dover Our Calais to Dover crossing takes just 90 minutes and while you sail you can enjoy our onboard facilities. November 29th 2011: Departed Le Havre for the ARNO Shipyard in Dunkerque, France so she could have her ramps adjusted. March 14th 2013: Left Gdansk destination Calais. Departing Calais on the 29/03/13 © Craig Nelson. The DFDS service runs up to 9 times per day … March 3rd 2003: Renamed PRIDE OF AQUITAINE and resumed service at Dover in the new livery of P&O Ferries. September 2005: Bareboat chartered to LD Lines, France. You can now enjoy a complimentary meal on all Dover to Calais crossings. We will continue to monitor the situation and evaluate any future opportunities that may arise for the joint venture.”. As it happened she remained at Portsmouth after LD Lines decided to use the Norman Arrow between Dover and Boulogne. May 1998: Sold to Stena Ferries Ltd (Stena RoRo), Hamilton, Bermuda. Instead it concluded a deal with Sally Line. Telephone booking fees apply. P&O Stena Line was a British private sector company, 60% owned by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company and 40% owned by Stena Line AB of Sweden. April 27th 2000: Following a technical failure approaching the port of Calais the P&OSL Aquitaine entered the harbour and was unable to reduce her speed. Additional meals can be purchased separately. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. August 2002: P&O Stena alliance ended with P&O purchasing Stenas 40% share in the P&O Stena Line business. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. May 15th 2010: Sailed from Ostend to Dover to cover for the NORMAN BRIDGE. 2006: Registered owner: Louis Dreyfus Ferry, France. Arrival to the ferry terminal, border control, check in and boarding We’ve listed all of the … To slow down the spread of COVID-19 on our UK – France … The agreement also included fleet changes with LD Lines’ Norman Spirit transferring to the route, which Transeuropa Ferries will operate on a long term charter basis. March 31st 2017: Arrived in Calais to resume service Calais – Dover. September 21st 1991 : Sailed for further sea-trials before returning to Ostend on the 22nd. November 20th 1998: Bareboat chartered to P&O Stena Line, England and introduced as a freight ferry between Dover and Zeebrügge. May 24th 1991: On the same day as RMT crew decided to protest and picket the builders yard she was officially named by the Belgian successor to the throne, Prins Filip. May 2nd 2011: Re-entered service between Le Havre and Portsmouth. October 2nd 2009: It was announced that the Norman Spirit was due to leave the Portsmouth-Le Havre route and would take up service on the Dover-Boulogne route in place of the Norman Arrow as of the 8th of November 2009. 1st April 2010: Owing to an incident involving the NORMAN ARROW at Portsmouth the NORMAN BRIDGE was transferred to operate the Portsmouth – Le Havre service. September 6th 1991: Arrived in Dover for berthing trials. ETA in Gdansk is 0700 on the 25/04/15. There is no direct connection from Eurotunnel Calais Terminal to Dover. February 17th 2012: Entered service between Dover and Calais. Dover to Calais Ferry The Dover Calais ferry route connects England with France and is currently operated by two ferry companies: P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways. October 3rd 2005: Anticipated entry into service between Le Havre – Portsmouth. Calais Seaways © Ray Goodfellow (Dover and Calais 29/03/2018), March 3rd 2019: Owing to a combination of industrial action by French Customs Officers and excess traffic, made several sailings Dover – Dunkerque. DFDS has switched one of its Calais ships to the Dover-Dunkirk route to provide extra capacity. Furthermore, our joint venture is still in a unique position to create a number of sustainable French jobs, including the deployment of French flagged ships. Find DFDS Seaways timetables, ferry tickets and book DFDS Seaways crossings online with www.directferries.com DFDS Seaways Having provided passenger ferry services for more than 150 … June 1st 2015 (04.21 hrs): Arrived in Calais. It would then sail from Le Havre at 1700 arriving back in Portsmouth at 2130. December 3rd-4th 2011: Returned to ARNO Dunkerque for further ramp adjustments to enable her to achieve a better fit with berths 2 and 6 in Dover. Luckily nobody was seriously injured. May 31st 2010: Resumed Ostend – Ramsgate. January 27th 1994: She made her maiden voyage from Ostend to Ramsgate. The ferry crossing time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. March 24th 2019: Arrived in Calais to resume service Calais – Dover. During the refit the vessel will be fitted with a new engine following serious technical problems with one of her Sulzer main engines. 2nd April 2010: Arrived in Dover to take up the 0700 sailing to Boulogne. May 18th 2005: ‘Left Dover for A&P, Falmouth to be refitted and rumoured to be renamed STENA ROYAL. Full experience when travelling from Calais to Dover. June 2nd 1998: Renamed STENA ROYAL whilst continuing to lay up in Dunkerque. All trademarks featured within are and remain the property of their respective owners. October 2nd 2005: (1600 hrs) Arrived in Portsmouth. April 22nd 2015: Stood down from service ready to de-store before an extended refit in Poland. May 15th 1992: She was introduced between Ostend and Dover. Dover – Calais and Calais – Dover schedules and customer information from DFDS, one of Northern Europe’s largest ro-ro freight shipping networks. All the AIS ship position data featured within this website is provided by marinetraffic.com and we are therefore not responsible for the content or the accuracy of this data, Please note that this vessels AIS transponder and position data may be over an hour old and that this specific vessels position will only be displayed when it is within range of the VesselFinder AIS system. March 14th 2011: Departed Ramsgate for the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. February 26th 2016: To Damen yard, Dunkerque for refit. All meals will be served by our crew with a soft drink, tea, coffee or hot chocolate. January 10th 2012: DFDS Seaways and LD Lines announce that they intend to open a new route from Dover-Calais to fill the void left by the collapse of Seafrance. March 2011: It was announced that the trading agreement between Trans Europa Ferries (TEF) and LD Lines was to end with the Ostend Spirit returning to LD Lines. We can, therefore, confirm that we have continued to pursue opportunities to establish a new route between Dover and Calais. The new company took over the Dover and Newhaven services of P&O European Ferries and Stena Line in March 1998. Ålsgårde, Denmark en-route from Gdansk to Calais (© and reproduced with kind permission of faergegalleriet.dk). Dover to Calais ferries with DFDS and P&O Ferries - Prices from £227. She then returned to Dover – Calais, March 14th 2019: Came off service and sailed to Dunkerque (East), Calais Seaways © Julien Carpentier (Damen Dunkerque 21/03/19), March 23rd 2019: Completed refit and sailed to Calais. November 28th 2011: It was announced that the Norman Spirit would be chartered to DFDS Seaways to offer additional capacity on the Dover-Dunkerque service following the collapse of Seafrance. April 26th 1992: Left Hoboken for Ostend. 12th August 2012: Off service with “Technical” problems. Calais Seaways © Nigel Scutt (Dover-Marina.com) (left) and © Simonwp (right). July 27th 2011: DFDS A/S and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs make a joint bid for the assets of Seafrance, “If the bid is successful DFDS and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs will form a jointly owned company, with DFDS as the majority shareholder, to acquire the assets of SeaFrance. January 3rd 2011: Arrived in Antwerp, Belgium for refit. During the course of her overhaul LD Lines adopted a new livery based on the Tricolor. September 2nd 1991: Left for sea-trials. Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover Taking just 2 hours, our Dunkirk to Dover ferry route is one of the most convenient ways to take your vehicle across the channel to the UK from mainland Europe. Dover Seaways, and other ferries on the UK – France routes, will sail with additional COVID-19 measures and precautions. She had to stay off port all day and was only able to berth in the evening. Redeem your voucher against a great selection from our usual menu. You may remove your face covering while eating. Crossing the Dover Straits in the evening of the 21st August 2015 from Calais to Dover on the DFDS Seaways ship Calais Seaways. No DFDS or P&O Ferries staff are on strike. You can book your cat or dog on board a DFDS Seaways ferry with AFerry. The ship is expected to replace one of the current Transeuropa Ferries’ fleet later in 2010. June 7th 2005: Sailed to Dunkerque (“Port Autonome De Dunkerque” code 108035, name PRIDE OF AQUITAINE, agent AGENA TRAMP, berth F08/1 SUD, from PORTSMOUTH, arrival date and time 07/06/2005 11:00). January 30th 1994: Commenced regular service Ostend – Ramsgate. Thanks to the addition of 2 new ships on this route, it's more convenient than ever to hop across the … © Gary Davies (Maritime Photographic) and © Fotoflite, Stéphane Poulain Collection (right). With fish & chips and vegetarian options always on the menu as well as cooked breakfasts and light bites, there is something for everyone. These two companies … March 26th 2018: Arrived Calais to resume service 27/03/2018. Have a bite to eat with options to suit every palate, visit our shop and say … March 26th 2018: Refit complete, left Dunkerque. they seem to show her LD Lines livery. We ask you to sanitise your hands and wear a face covering when choosing your meal. April 11th 2020: Sailed from Calais to Dunkerque (East), © Julian Carpentier (Dunkerque, 11/05/2020). November 8th 2009 (14.52 hrs): Arrived in Dover for berthing trials. © Ted Ingham (left) and © Robert “Bob” Smith  (Dover, 29/11/1998)(right). “DFDS and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs formed a joint venture in 2011 that bid to acquire certain assets of SeaFrance, but the bid was rejected by the commercial court of Paris in December 2011. It is not possible to bring your own food onboard due to healthcare measures. As well as comparing prices and times for Dover to Dunkerque, we will also show you results for Dover to Calais and Folkestone to Calais … She is due to return to service at the end of March 2017. Alcohol can be purchased separately. It is furthermore the intention to transfer DFDS’ Dover – Dunkirk route and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ ferry shipping activities, LD Lines, to the joint company.”. April 2002: P&O announced its intention to buy out the 40% stake in P&O Stena Line owned by Stena AB. June 5th 2005: Arrived in Dover mysteriously flying two flags indicating “I offered help, but was declined!” She had not been renamed. “the underlying industrial logic of DFDS’ and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ joint venture remains intact. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking: Martin Appleyard, Micke Asklander (Faktaomfartyg), John Bryant, Nathan Burt, d, Bethina (Faegre Galleriet.dk), Jakub Bogucki, Julien Carpentier, Ed Connell, Bernd Crause, Gary Davies (Maritime Photographic), Carsten Dettmer, Manuel Dhondt, Michel Elias, Brian Fisher, Robert Fournier, Jean-Guy Hagelstein, Phillipe Holthof, Ted Ingham, Pieter Inpyn. Use the hand sanitiser at the entrance to all food outlets. It was understood that the Norman Spirit would transfer to this service in the Summer of 2009. Captain lost his job chief engineer was demoted to 2nd. Your email address will not be published. She duly arrived and whilst swinging off the berth she was caught by the wind on her port side, she drifted sideways and ended up across the entrance to the old harbour with her stern on a mud bank and her bow resting on the west pier. Onboard Calais-Dover Our Calais to Dover crossing takes just 90 minutes and while you sail you can enjoy our onboard facilities. January 28th 2012: Completed service on the Dover-Dunkerque service and proceeded to ARNO’s at Dunkerque to be readied for Dover-Calais service. November 30th 2011: Departed ARNO’s for Dover. You can book pets on the Dover/Calais & Dover/Dunkirk and Newhaven/Dieppe routes. June 2006: Transferred to British flag, home port Southampton. to await her next call.”. March 17th 2013 (10.34 hrs): Resumed service Calais – Dover. Our route from Calais to Dover is the perfect way to cross the Channel into the UK quickly. April 4th 2020: Arrived in Calais and taken off service. May 4th 1992: Delivered to Regie Voor Maritiem Transport (RMT), Ostend, Belgium. The weather conditions were not favourable, with winds WSW blowing between 30 to 45 knots. In 2012 when SeaFrance was liquidated, DFDS and LD Lines started a joint service between Dover and Calais and formed New Channel Company A/S or DFDS Seaways France by merging certain LD Lines and DFDS routes into the new company such as LD Lines Portsmouth to Le Havre and Newhaven to Dieppe services and DFDS Dover to Dunkirk services but also along with the joint Dover- Calais … March 6th 2016 (02:49 (UTC +1):Left Dunkerque east. Arriving at Dover … 21st March 2010: Renamed OSTEND SPIRIT with a new port of registry, Ramsgate, United Kingdom. With effect from January 1994 RMT became known as Oostende Lines , transferring all its Ostend services, including Jetfoil operations from Dover to Sally Line’s base at Ramsgate. Prices are subject to availability. January 28th 2014: Arrived in Vlissingen for refit. April 22nd 2015 (21:30): Departed Calais for Gdansk, Poland. There was also damage to various fittings, furniture and crockery. Just choose your route and then select … November 8th 2009 (10.30 hrs GMT): Arrived in Boulogne for berthing trials prior to taking up service. In future the company would trade as P&O Ferries. The travel times on DFDS ferries are as follows: Dover to Calais – 1 Hour and 30 Minutes Dunkerque to Dover – 2 Hours These are as close to the DFDS crossing travel times as you can get. Remained in Calais. Dover to Calais is the fastest crossing from England to France with a journey time of just 90 minutes. Calais Seaways © Julien Carpentier (Damen Dunkerque 19/02/17). To open a new route, and provide an attractive service for customers, we aim to hire about 300 staff and expect to be able to start the recruitment process soon. 2nd October 2012: Operated one round trip to Dunkerque due to industrial action at the port of Calais. Calais number 7 berth was badly damaged and was out of use for several months.”. Simplon Postcard (© Phillipe Holthoff, River Scheldt, Antwerp, 27/04/1992) (Left) and © Brian Fisher (Scheldt, May 1992) (Right). There was much speculation about her future with rumours abound (one that she would sail for TransEuropa from Ramsgate). She resumed service from Dover on November 1st. However, these areas are still open for you to sit and relax in and to make social distancing easier onboard. October 1st 2005: LD Lines (Louis Dreyfus Lines, headquartered in Paris) announced a new cross-channel “no-frills” service. Alternatively, DFDS Seaways operates a car ferry from Calais to Dover … Sustained Damage while berthing requiring repair. 26th March 2010: Departed Ostend for Ramsgate and berthing trials. Norman Spirit will be re-named Ostend Spirit, operating two return sailings daily, with a crossing time of four hours. You can book your cat or dog on board a DFDS Seaways ferry with AFerry. PRIDE OF AQUITAINE’S last journey is 1315 ex Dover. Terms and conditions apply. Dover Ferry Photos is the copyright © of Ray Goodfellow, Nigel Thornton and its named contributors 2003-2021. 27th March 2013: Developed technical problems on her 20:00 sailing from Calais. As previously stated, the underlying industrial logic of DFDS’ and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ joint venture has remained intact throughout the process. 8th February 2010: LD Lines and Transeuropa Ferries announced a commercial agreement to commence a collaboration on the Ramsgate – Ostend freight and passenger ferry service, initially operating one vessel together. May 6th 2005: A delay in return from refit of PRIDE OF KENT gives her a seven day reprieve. Having just completed the return crossing with award winning DFDS I have to admit at being impressed. After your meal, please wear your face covering once again and place your tray in the collection point. Once she had discharged her traffic she was moved to the Eastern arm for repairs. The Dover to Calais Ferry Route is the quickest ferry route between England and France. How to redeem your inclusive meal onboard: From bagels to bloomers, coffee to chocolate cake, there's something for everyone at the Lighthouse Café. This was one of my last ships I served on when it was the Stenna Royal then POSL Aquitaine the ship was great and way ahead of its time when built, it did suffer mishaps I was on watch in the engine room when it hit the berth in Calais due to port CPP mechanical pump failing leaving the prop at full ahead electric pump had been wrongly retired and did not kick. © Craig Nelson (left) and © Nigel Thornton (right). Freight vehicles and passengers due to travel … December 1st 2011: Entered service from Dover to Dunkerque for DFDS Seaways. April 3rd 2014: Owing to industrial action at the port of Calais the ‘Calais Seaways’ operated a couple of crossings to/from Dunkerque. November 16th 2011: DFDS A/S and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs bid for certain assets of Seafrance is declined by the administrators. The daily service would depart from Portsmouth, UK at 2300 arriving the following morning in Le Havre, France at 0730. October 2005: Purchased by LD Lines from Stena RoRo. February 13th 2017: Sailed from Calais to the Damen Shipyard in Dunkerque for a major interior rebuild to bring her passenger facilities in line with that of her Calais-Dover fleet mates, the CÔTE DES DUNES and the CÔTE DES FLANDRES. September 13th 2005: Signed over to her new owner / charter @ 1500hrs. February 9th 2014: Arrived in Calais and resumed service. Remember seeing the bulbous bow bent over a meter when emergency dry docked in dunqurque. You can book pets on the Dover/Calais & Dover/Dunkirk and Newhaven/Dieppe routes. History. Collect your meal voucher(s) at check-in. 27th March 2010: Entered commercial service between Ostend and Ramsgate. MS Calais Seaways is a passenger and vehicle ferry operated by DFDS Seaways between Dover and Calais.. History. The Calais to Dover route connects Calais in northern France to Dover in Kent on the south coast of England. © Ken Larwood (left) and © Andreas Wörteler (Zeebrugge, May 1999)(right). I was interviewed my Gendarme Affares Maratime and MN Accident Investigation Board. The new route would be operated by vessels currently owned by the joint venture or vessels available on the market.”. Early start from Dover so nothing open. March 8th 2018: To Damen, Dunkerque for refit. Have a bite to eat with options to suit every palate, visit our shop and say … Wear your face covering once you have finished eating and place your tray in the collection point. The Ostend Spirit was sent to Dover to cover the Boulogne route. Your email address will not be published. Eventually arriving in Dover 5 hours later with the assistance of port tugs DHB DAUNTLESS and DHB DOUGHTY. July 8th 2008: The Port of Boulogne Authority and the Boulogne Chamber of Commerce, announced the introduction of a new freight and passenger ferry service between the ports of Dover (Eastern Docks) and Boulogne to be operated by LD Lines. Wear a face covering while choosing your meal and drink. On board DFDS ferries from Dover to Calais This operation is a joint venture between LD Lines and DFDS Seaways. “As a result of the collision 180 passengers and 29 crew were injured. The AIS transponder/ship position data featured on this page is intended for information purposes only and it is no way related to the safety of navigation at sea. The industrial action was called off mid afternoon and the vessel resumed service from Dover to Calais. Click to link to Marine Accident Investigation Branch report. Starting between 15th and 30th March 2010, the two companies will co-operate on commercial aspects of the route with LD Lines taking a lead in the development of the tourist passenger business, whilst Transeuropa Ferries will continue to build its focus on freight traffic and ship operations. Registered manager: V Ships Leisure, Monaco. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. June 1st 2000: Resumed between Dover and Calais. Alongside the Eastern arm on the 28/03/13 © Craig Nelson, Onboard Calais Seaways © Julien Carpentier (all). Face coverings can be removed when eating. 1999: Rebuilt at A&P, Falmouth for use on the Dover-Calais service. All the AIS ship position data featured within this website is provided by myshiptracking.com and we are therefore not responsible for the content or the accuracy of this data, © Jean François Berden, Courtesy of Boelwerf Blog. Dover Port Calais Port Taking the ferry to France With up to 23 sailings a day at peak times, unbeatable on-board services, and friendly staff to help out every step of the way, it’s never been easier to get a … December 8th 2005: French seafarers blocked Le Havre ferry terminal yesterday, preventing her from berthing. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window). The Dover to Dunkerque ferry connects England to France and is operated by DFDS. Calais Seaways © Julien Carpentier (Dunkerque, 10/06/2020). The DFDS Dover to Calais ferry route operates up to 30 daily sailings between England and France. The ferry route is operated by P&O Ferries and DFDS. 29th March 2013: Resumed service between Dover and Calais. We are Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2020 and the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2020! Whilst alongside in Ostend she is repainted in the joint livery of Trans Europa Ferries and LD Lines. The Prins Filip was built for Belgian operator Regie voor Maritiem Transport (RMT) in 1991, entering service in 1992 on its route between Dover … All vessels had their Stena house flag removed from their funnels, along with the deletion of the name Stena from their hulls. MV Majesty of the Seas – Past and Present, MV National Geographic Explorer – Past and Present. February 8th 2014: Completed refit and departed Vlissingen. Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Boelwerf of Temse, Belgium (Yard No. October 2nd 2005: Left Dunkerque bound for Portsmouth. Have a bite to eat with options to suit every palate, visit our shop and say goodbye to mainland prices and keep the kids busy in the children's play area and with Jack's Treasure Hunt app. All rights reserved. 18th March 2010: Arrived in the Port of Ostend. May 2005: As a part of P&O’s fundamental business review it was announced that the Pride of Aquitaine would be withdrawn from service along with the Pride of Provence. DFDS anticipated that this would in total impact about 650 colleagues across the DFDS organisation. About 200 vehicles on the car decks were damaged. Departing Dover for Dunkerque 29/06/15 © Ray Goodfellow. First time we’ve used DFDS. February 28th 1997: Completed her last crossing between Ostend and Ramsgate. All the AIS ship position data featured within this website is provided by vesselfinder.com and we are therefore not responsible for the content or the accuracy of this data, Please note that this vessels AIS transponder and position data may be over an hour old and that this specific vessels position will only be displayed when it is within range of the MyShipTracking AIS system. (Ship Finance N.V Oostende, Belgium). The ferry port of Dover in Kent, England is only … The Aquitaine was to see out the remainder of her charter laid up in Dunkerque, France before a return to Stena Ro-Ro. July 21st 2015: Resumed service between Dover and Calais. 1993 (end): Announced that the Belgian company did not intend to renew its marketing agreement with P&O. Two tugs attempted to push her away. February 10th 2012: Departed Dunkerque bound for Calais. Dover to Calais is the quickest and most frequent ferry crossing from England to France. March 1st 2013: Withdrawn from service and sailed from Calais to Gdansk for refit. With panoramic windows providing spectacular sea views, our 7 Seas restaurant serves a variety of delicious hot and cold dishes at affordable prices. June 2020: Whilst laid up in Dunkerque had “DFDS” logo painted on her funnel. Covering on the Boulogne service seen departing Dover on the 05/04/10 © Ray Goodfellow. Find out more about our suppliers, produce and ingredients here. 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