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Stena Baltica laid up at Lysekil, Sweden
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No: 18417   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: van der Giessen, Krimpen, Netherlands   Country: Sweden
Stena Baltica laid up at Lysekil, Sweden

Today, 31 October 2011, I made a special trip 100 km north of Gothenburg to get this picture. Stena Baltica was most recently in service between Karlskrona and Gdynia (Poland), and is flagged in the Bahamas, with Nassau as her registered port.
She was built in 1986 as M/S Koningin Beatrix and began life on the Harwich-Hook of Holland run.
Built by Van der Giessen de Noord, Krimpen and de IJssel, Netherlands.
GRT: 31,910, Length: 164.61 m, Breadth: 27.6 m, Draught: 6.3 m. Engines: 4 x MAN SL40/45 diesels, 19,360 kW. Passengers: 1,200.
Picture added on 02 November 2011 at 14:44
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Hey, thanks for this photo, Your trip was profitable. Do you know what happens with Stena Baltica? I was been on that ships two times when Baltica sailed between Karlskrona and Gdynia. Greetings from Poland. Wojtek.

Added by Wojtek on 22 November 2011.
Dzien dobry, Wojtek, from Wikipedia:
"Current speculation is that the Stena Baltica will be returning to the Irish Sea or a new route from Gdynia to Goteborg will be launched."

Added by Peter Langsdale on 23 November 2011.
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