The Ferries Division principal activities include passenger and RoRo freight shipping services and ship chartering activities. The Ferries division owns nine vessels in total and also charters in one vessel as part of its operations. Details of our fleet can be found here
In 2018, we were delighted to be voted ‘Best Ferry Company’ by travel trade professionals, for the 8th year in a row at the Irish Travel Industry Awards, and for the 12th year in a row at the Irish Travel Trade News Awards. In addition, Irish Ferries was also voted ‘Best Cruise or Ferry Experience’ by readers of the Irish Independent Newspapers group through their Reader Travel Awards.
The image below shows the geographical coverage of the ferries division.
The Ferries Division also owns a number of passenger and container vessels which it charters outside of the Division.
- MV Elbfeeder
- MV Elbtrader
- MV Elbcarrier
- MV Ranger
The three Elb vessels are currently on year-long charters to the Group’s container shipping subsidiary Eucon on routes between Ireland and the Continent whilst the MV Ranger is on a short term charter to a third party.