Main Characteristics

Steam Packet Ben My Chree Main CharateristicsYear built: 1998
GRT 12504
NRT 3751
Service speed: 19 knots
Length overall: 125.2 metres
Breadth: 23.4 metres
Draught loaded: 5.6 metres
Passengers and crew: 666
Vehicles: 275
Freight: 1235 Lane Metres

Main engines: 2 x MAK
Propulsion power: 2x4320 KW Diesel
Built by Van der Giessen de Noord, Rotterdam

Undoubtedly one of the most reliable vessels in the Company’s history, our conventional ferry Ben-my-Chree offers comfort and convenience at a more leisurely pace.  

For additional privacy and comfort, book an en-suite cabin and enjoy complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities and a TV to keep you entertained throughout the sailing. Take advantage of the opportunity to get your head down for a couple of hours so you arrive refreshed for your onward journey. Ben-my-Chree operates daily sailings from Heysham. Just sit back and relax in a choice of comfortable seating areas as you sail.  


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