Introducing Blue Star 1
We're pleased to announce the addition of the passenger ferry Blue Star 1 to our Rosslare to Pembroke route. The Blue Star 1 has the capacity to carry up to 1,500 passengers, 100 freight vehicles and up to 700 cars.
The ship offers a host of quality facilities including a self-service restaurant, café/bar, Club Class lounge, onboard duty-free shop, children’s play area and spacious outdoor decks.
Make travelling with us even more comfortable
Sit back and relax in our exclusive Club Class lounge boasting magnificent sea views and complimentary drinks, snacks and newspapers. Offering a host of super benefits including priority boarding, reserved seating and *free Wifi terms & conditions apply
Our freight customers
A welcome development for our freight customers.
Blue Star 1 has capacity to carry up to 100 freight vehicles and more single occupancy cabins for freight drivers.
Contact our freight team for more info
The technical stuff
- Builder - Van der Giessen de Noord 2000 (keel laid June 1999)
- Type - Ro-Pax ship
- Speed - 27 kn / 50 kph / 31 mph
- Length (LOA) - 176.1 m / 578 ft
- Beam (width) - 25.7 m / 84 ft
- Decks - 10
- Gross Tonnage - 29,858 gt
- Deadweight Tonnage - 4,500 gt
- Lane Meters - 1,718
- Passengers - 1,500
- Cars - Up to 700 (depending on Freight volumes)
- Freight vehicles - 100
- Cabins - 192
A safer way to get away
Irish Ferries is offering you a safer way to get away, and we look forward to welcoming you onboard again. As travel restrictions in many countries are currently being relaxed, we have introduced additional measures onboard our ships to ensure that both passengers and crew can ‘Travel Safe’