Finnlines expands its Ireland–Belgium freight service by adding a second vessel
Major increase in capacity for freight customers on the routes Rosslare, Ireland < > Zeebrugge, Belgium with the addition of a second ro-ro vessel.
To meet the increased capacity and frequency demand from customers, Finnlines is strengthening its Ireland–Belgium freight service. With the addition of a second ro-ro vessel to service, Finnlines will provide a significant increase of capacity on the direct connection between Ireland and Europe mainland.
MS Finnpulp will join MS Finnwave on the route in week 8, departing from Zeebrugge on 23 February.
Finnlines launched the new service between Rosslare and Zeebrugge in July 2022. The service has been well received by Irish transport operators and provides an important link for Irish industry. Via transhipment in Zeebrugge, the Irish connection is also available to the Finnish, German, Estonian and Spanish industries as well as the whole Grimaldi Group network.
MS Finnpulp has a capacity for 3,259 lane metres of cargo, equivalent to around 225 trailers. MS Finnwave has a capacity for 4,192 lane metres, equivalent to around 300 trailers. Both vessels can also accommodate 12 drivers.
Finnlines specialises in freight transport and its extensive line network provides European industry with regular and reliable sea connections, while ensuring the import of goods that are essential for security of supply.
- Rosslare Mon 03:00 – Zeebrugge Tue 11:00
- Rosslare Thu 22:00 – Zeebrugge Sat 06:00
- Rosslare Sat 14:00 – Zeebrugge Sun 22:00
- Zeebrugge Tue 22:00 – Rosslare Thu 04:30
- Zeebrugge Thu 22:00 – Rosslare Sat 04:00
- Zeebrugge Sat 16:00 – Rosslare Sun 19:00