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STENA & P&O TO SHARE CAIRNRYAN TERMINAL
Office of Fair Trading have cleared the way for Stena Line
and P&O to
operate jointly out of Cairnryan.
have given the go-ahead for Stena to take a 50 per cent
stake in the
P&O terminal, allowing them to move from Stranraer.
Stena were build a multi-million pound terminal at Old
Point, north of Cairnryan, which would have allowed them
to increase the
number of sailings by their high speed catamaran between
they abandoned that plan after P&O invited
them to share facilities at
One plan has already been put forward to the
people living in the village
which shows a Stena terminal being built at the north end
of the post,
leading to a purpose-built berth for the Stena Voyager.
the initial proposals, Stena would also take over the existing
double-deck loading ramp with P&O building a new one
on a berth to run
parallel with the existing high speed ferry berth.