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If you fancy a trip to France, why not go by boat! Sea France will give you a little bit of France from the minute you step onboard.
"SeaFrance celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2006. The company took over the Sealink pool in 1996 and is the only French ferry operator on the Calais Dover route.
2001 saw the launch of the SeaFrance Rodin, the largest and most powerful ship on the Short Sea Route. The SeaFrance Rodin was awarded the 2003-2004 Cruise & Ferry Award for the Most Innovative New Build Ferry.
In the wake of this success, SeaFrance commissioned a sister ship, the SeaFrance Berlioz, which was brought into service in 2005. The company currently has a fleet of 6 ships and carries out 46 daily crossings, 30 of which are tourism sailings.
The company employs a total of 1,700 staff, including 1,200 seagoing personnel and is the largest employer in the town of Calais. Its British subsidiary, SeaFrance Limited based in Dover, employs approximately 200 members of staff.
SeaFrance places great importance on safety. Its crews undergo rigorous safety training and undertake regular safety exercises to ensure they are completely prepared to face any emergency situation.
In 2005, SeaFrance transported:
- 3,212,400 passengers
- 601,800 cars
- 19,000 coaches
- 680,000 trucks
SeaFrance are the only French operator on the Dover-Calais route and boast a uniquely French ambiance.
Our fleet of passenger ships includes two state-of-the-art superferries, the award-winning SeaFrance Rodin and the SeaFrance Berlioz, both with a crossing time of just 70 minutes a capacity of 700 cars and 1,900 passengers. They are joined by the rest of the SeaFrance fleet - the SeaFrance CÚzanne, the SeaFrance Manet and the SeaFrance Renoir - offering up to 30 crossings a day.
Onboard you will discover a luxurious, stylish environment with a selection of the finest restaurants and bars, lounges and tempting duty paid shops offering savings of up to 40% off UK high street prices on a wide range of wine, spirits, beer, tobacco and perfume.
With our great value fares and fantastic onboard experience, youll soon see why so many people return to SeaFrance each year.
So, sign up with SeaFrance - the ferry company that offers a little bit of France as soon as you step onboard!"
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http://www.seafrance.com affiliate program was with DGM PRO. Sadly, the program has now finished and the page has had to be Bunged Up. In the meantime, for alternatives please visit our Cruising page.
Public information at the SeaFrance website found on 2012/03/23: "On 09th of January 2012, the Commercial Court in Paris informed us of their decision to liquidate SeaFrance. From now on we are prohibited to continue trading. Customers who have a valid reservation which has not yet been used will be refunded in full as soon as possible. Customers who have a reservation which has been used one way will be transferred on arrival at the port to another company for the return journey Should you need any further information, Please contact us on +44 (0) 845 458 0666 to speak to a member of staff".