COMMENT: Irish Ferries party set to continue
ICG's new ferry is a bet on the Irish economy, writes Fearghal O'Connor
The new ferry will accommodate 1,885 passengers and crew, with 435 cabins and with capacity for 165 freight vehicles, plus a car deck with capacity for 300 passenger cars. It will replace the Epsilon, a chartered ferry, which was introduced on to the Dublin to Holyhead route in December 2013 in order to take a bigger slice of the growing market.
Back then, Ireland’s economic statistics were just starting to look positive and the added capacity by Irish Continental Group,...
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