Brittany Ferries hails successful port trial of Barfleur in Guernsey (24 April 2024)

24th April 2024
  • Successful berth trial in Guernsey

Brittany Ferries has carried out a successful berth trial of its cruise-ferry Barfleur in Guernsey, St Peter Port. The move follows successful berthing trials with the ship in Jersey two weeks earlier.

“Our aim with both berthing trials has been to test the capabilities and constraints that might allow us to bring a ship like Barfleur to the islands if needed,” said Christophe Mathieu CEO of Brittany Ferries and interim CEO Condor Ferries. “It’s important because fleet flexibility is key to bringing greater resilience to the islands in the months and years ahead.

Barfleur is Brittany Ferries’ 157m ropax vessel. It can carry 900 passengers and 590 cars and currently serves the Poole to Cherbourg route for the company.