At noon on 1 May all Stena Line vessels will sound their horns to show support for seafarers around the world. More than 1.6 million men and women are keyworkers in keeping vital supply lines open between countries during the pandemic COVID-19.
“Stena Line plays an important part in the European logistic network and onboard our ferries our customers transport vital goods such as medicines and supplies for healthcare, as well as fresh food for supermarket shelves. Therefore, we want to highlight the important work undertaken by our key worker seafarers, our colleagues onboard our vessels, in theses challenging times”, says Erik Lewenhaupt, Head of Sustainability , Brand & Communication at Stena Line Group.
Stena Line is currently operating 30 ferries on 18 routes across Europe, supporting societies and keeping vital supply lines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the pandemic.
Stena Line is one of Europe’s leading ferry companies with 38 vessels and 19 routes in Northern Europe. Stena Line is an important part of the European logistics network and develops new intermodal freight solutions by combining transport by rail, road and sea.
Stena Line also plays an important role for tourism in Europe with its extensive passenger operations.
Sea News, May 1