mv Spirit of Britain     Dover to Calais

Passengers:  2000 Cars:  195 Freight:  180 Built:  2010 Speed:  22 knots


mv Spirit of Britain
8th August 2008 Order Placed
25th August 2009 Keel Laid
5th May 2010 New Building named - mv Spirit of Britain
8th June 2010 Launched
24th November 2011 Sea Trials Commenced
5th January 2011 P&O Ferries accept delivery of the mv Spirit of Britain
9th January 2011 Maiden arrival in Dover
9th January 2011 Berthing trials in Dover
15th January 2011 Berthing trials in Calais
21st January 2011 Maiden Voyage
24th January 2011 Sent to ARNO shipyard in Dunkerque for minor modifications to bow spade and foot passenger door for berthing in Calais, retured to service on the 26th January
5th February 2011 Engine / Propeller issues caused a drop from service and divert to Zeebrugge where divers inspected and rectified the issues. Returned to service the following day
28th December 2011 Sent to APB shipyard in Falmouth, for annual survey and also for the ships 'guarentee inspection'. Returned to service on the 5th January 2012