Dublin: 6 °C Monday 27 March, 2023

# Stena Line

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# trade winds
Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
European trade volumes are up close 400% in the first nine months of 2021, according to the port.
The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain
Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?
# Belfast
Woman and 11-year-old daughter rescued after going overboard from ferry in Belfast harbour
The incident happened as the Stena Horizon was approaching its berth in Belfast harbour.
# Ship Out
Brittany Ferries moves up start of new Cherbourg-Rosslare route over Brexit pressures
A weekly crossing between Cherbourg and Rosslare will start on Monday two months earlier than planned.
# Gale Force
Wind, snow and ice warnings remain in place until midnight as Storm Dennis looms on the horizon
An orange weather wind warning for coastal waters prompted ferry operator Stena Line to cancel some routes.
# Rosslare
16 men and boys discovered in truck container are believed to be Kurdish, gardaí say
A local councillor told RTÉ that the men and boys may have believed they were bound for the UK.
# tourism and transport
Fewer visitors toured Ireland by bus last year - and not everyone's blaming it on Brexit
Industry figures say poor parking facilities are also hindering the sector.
# Weather
Baby it's windy outside: ferry services cancelled as motorists warned over debris
A swan took advantage of the festive season by taking a wander down Dublin’s north quays this morning.
# Storm Angus
Stena ferry finally docks at Fishguard after being stranded at sea overnight
The ferry docked in Wales at 11am today – almost 23 hours after the intended docking time.
# the last ride
Stena Line has cancelled its Holyhead summer route
The number of passengers had fallen from 1,719,853 in 1998 to 141,652 last year.
# sail away sail away sail away
Stena Line has cancelled its Christmas ferries from Holyhead
The company made the decision “for commercial and operational reasons.”
# garthmania
Stena Line is running a special Garth Brooks Cruise
Garth has friends on the high seas too.
# ferry services
Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident
Ferry services have resumed following an incident in which two ferries collided off Rosslare Harbour yesterday.
# Rosslare
Ferry passengers left at sea after minor collision in Rosslare
A Stena Line ferry coming from Fishguard collided with an Irish Ferries craft during heavy winds this evening.
# Layoffs
Stena Line 'to lay off all but seven workers' in Ireland
The ferry company has identified 39 of its 46 staff at Dun Laoghaire for redundancy, according to union Siptu.