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Cotentin Launched

Brittany Ferries' freight-only vessel Cotentin provides a significant increase in capacity on the Poole to Cherbourg service during the week when not operating her weekly direct service to Santander. The weekend service 'opens' up a bypass service to Santander, enabling transporters to avoid the weekend driving ban in France.

The freighter provides space for 120 articulated vehicles year-round in 2200 lane metres. Accommodation for freight drivers is in 120 two-berth, en-suite cabins. The ship was constructed at a cost of some €80m in Finland and underlines Brittany Ferries' long-term commitment to its freight business.

Accommodation on Cotentin

  • Two Berth cabins

All cabins are en suite with air-conditioning.

Onboard facilities

  • Self-service Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Games Area
  • Fitness Room
  • TV Lounges

Technical Specification
Information Value
Launched 2007
Gross tonnage 19,909 UMS
Length 165.0 metres
Beam 28.80 metres
Max Draught 6.30 metres
Service Speed 23 knots
Crew 50
Passenger Capacity 203
Trucks 120
Berths 216
Cabins 116
Shipyard Aker Yards, Finland
Power 2 x 12000 kW

Issued: 1st September 2006