Wednesday, 19 March 2014

"BRETAGNE" ready for sea at Portsmouth

The magnificent "BRETAGNE" remains a Firm favourite for passengers on the popular service Portsmouth to Saint-Malo, she is nearly 25 years old and will be kept in service by BRITTANY FERRIES until spring of 2017 when a brand new ship will be introduced on the UK/Spain route, sending the now flagship "PONT-AVEN" to the route now operated by "BRETAGNE" which in the meantime should be sold, the current Flagship will bring additional capacity for this popular route. Photos taken from on board the inbound CAP FINISTERE, 16.3.2014

"CAP FINISTERE" arriving Bilbao

Fresh from a new coat of paint, the magnificent "CAP FINISTERE" is seen here docking at Santurtzi/Bilbao at the end of another 24 hour crossing from Portsmouth in the U.K.. The ship stayed in port for 2.45 hrs and was ready once again to go back to Portsmouth with 400 passengers on board. "CAP FINISTERE" was bought in 2010 and since then has been operated by BRITTANY FERRIES on their Spanish service with weekly departures from Portsmouth to both Bilbao and Santander, she calls every monday morning to Roscoff for changing the crew. Photos taken 15.3.2014