Calais Seaways

At 13:00 on 17th February 2012, the Norman Spirit was 'relaunched' by model and actress Kelly Brook to start a new service for DFDS Seaways and LD Lines, providing up to five return crossings per day on the Dover-Calais route.

Following the merger between the two companies in February 2013, and a 15 day visit to Gdańsk shipyard in Poland for refurbishment, the Norman Spirit returned to Calais at 06:08 on 17 March 2013 sporting a new name Calais Seaways, and a new color.

Cal;ais Seaways

Vital statistics

Operated by: DFDS Seaways
Formerly: Prins Filip, Stena Royal, POSL Aquitaine, PO Aquitaine, Pride of Aquitaine, Norman Spirit, Ostend Spirit, Norman Spirit
Length: 186.65 metres
Width: 28.40 metres
Gross tonnage: 35,293 tons
Speed: 25 knots
Registered: UK


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