Euroferries Press Release

This is courtesy of Belle in the comments section in one of my previous Euroferries posts:



Euroferries are pleased to announce the commencement of its fast ferry cross channel service on 31st March 2009 with the introduction of its first vessel ‘Bonanza Express’ being operated in partnership with Fred Olsen.

Bonanza Express is a 96m fast Incat vessel, initially operating four crossings daily between Ramsgate and Boulogne.

The service will cater for cars, foot passengers, coaches and a limited amount of freight and caravans.

Per Staehr has been appointed Chairman and Director, Adrian Gillan has been appointed Director, Geoffrey Ede has been appointed Operations Executive and Paul Donert Company Secretary.

Euroferries base at Ramsgate will bring employment to the area and business to the local community.

Ends 5.3.09

For further information please contact
the Euroferries press office at The Staging House
 or telephone 9

Notes to Editor:

1. Per Staehr has a long experience within the marine and transport business having served in senior position within the A. P. Moller – Maersk Group and Bombardier Transportation. He is currently working as a Director which includes being Chairman of A2SEA, a Director of Trico Marine Inc USA [US Nasdaq listed company] and also involved in other marine and transport related activities.

2. Geoffrey Ede formerly Managing Director of Hoverspeed

3. Paul Donert formerly Senior Partner Ernst & Young

4. Adrian Gillan, Solicitor.

Interesting and looks quite positive in light of the doubt expressed in the comments.

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3 Responses to Euroferries Press Release

  1. don says:

    Good news for Thanet Yippee

  2. Ed says:

    Yes it is great news for Thanet,where do you apply for a job on the fast craft?

  3. Becs says:

    Is it true that the boat is to big to dock at Ramsgate? This is turning into a panto!


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