ABOUT LD LINES FERRIES
LD Lines Cross Channel Ferry Services operate between the UK and France. Exceptionally fast and convenient services that bring you close to London and Paris respectively. All LD Lines ferry ships are fully equipped with modern onboard facilities and are maintained to high standards, ensuring their passengers excellence in service and safety.
LD Lines provide up to 4 daily sailings from Dover to Boulogne, Ramsgate to Ostend, in addition to 1 return crossing weekdays from Portsmouth to Le Havre (2 return crossings from April 2010). The LD Lines network also runs up to 2 crossings a day between Newhaven and Dieppe.
LD Lines, a subsidiary of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, is a major player in maritime transport with a fleet of over 60 ships operating worldwide.
LD Lines ferry ship the Norman Spirit is a fast, modern and comfortable ship providing a daily link between Portsmouth and Le Havre and offers incomparable advantages to both tourists and professional ferry passengers.
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LD LINES FERRY DESTINATIONS
The cross-channel services operated by LD Lines between UK and Normandy are exceptionally fast and convenient sailing to and from ports that are closest to London and Paris respectively.
Portsmouth / Le Havre
Only 100 miles (less than 200 km) apart, Portsmouth and Le Havre are respectively one of the main British ports and the leading West-facing French port.
LD Lines' Norman Spirit - a fast, modern and comfortable ship - now provides a daily link between Portsmouth and Le Havre and offers incomparable advantages to both tourists and professionals.
Newhaven / Le Havre
LD Lines has launched a new daily summer link – running from 1 May to 30 September – connecting Newhaven and Le Havre.
Only 80 miles apart (less than 150 km), Newhaven and Le Havre are, respectively, the British port nearest to London, a stone’s throw from the famous seaside resort of Brighton, and the largest French port on the Western Channel coast.
Offering daily departure at 20:00 from Le Havre arriving at midnight in Newhaven and departing at 12:30 from Newhaven arriving at 18:30 in Le Havre the Newhaven to Le Havre ferry service is already very popular.
The crossing takes place on board an extremely quick and comfortable new ship – the Seven Sisters – chartered from LD Ferry Lines sister company Transmanche Ferries.
Toulon / Civitavecchia
The result of a joint venture between the Grimaldi Napoli Group and LDA, two leading European shipping lines, Grimaldi & Louis Dreyfus Lines are operating the first ‘ocean motorway’ service between Italy and France.
The GLD Lines services link two of the most beautiful Mediterranean regions – central/southern Italy and the Côte d’Azur – bypassing the long and difficult transalpine route and offering a safe, comfortable and entertaining journey. This well-appointed modern ship allows travellers to relax and enjoy themselves as they travel towards their destination.
This cargo-passenger service (new cars, vans, lorries and articulated lorries, containers, etc.) links the ports of Toulon (Brégaillon) and Rome (Civitavecchia). To book a ferry ticket on this route click here.
More About Le Havre
Situated at the mouth of the River Seine in the heart of Normandy, less than 200 km from Paris, Le Havre is the major French port to the west of the country.
Le Havre benefits from direct motorways linking it to Rouen, Paris and the north of France, but also - via the famous “Normandy Bridge” - Honfleur, Deauville and the beaches of Normandy, Cotentin, and Mont Saint-Michel.
The superb “Citadelle” terminal is specially reserved for LD Lines.
Handy to the city centre and its bustling boutiques, the terminal provides long-term parking, as well as facilities to cater for passenger reception, plus the handling of port operations under optimum conditions.
More About Portsmouth
Well situated geographically in relation to both England and Wales, Portsmouth is a city appreciated for the pleasures provided by its seafront and for the richness of its maritime history.
LD Lines has a modern maritime dock, providing a warm welcome fo passengers as well as administrative and port operations, all in conditions of maximum comfort and rapidity.
LD LINES FERRY FLEET
The Norman Spirit is a rapid, up-to-date ferry. Fitted with stabilizers, it provides optimal comfort whatever the sailing conditions.
LD Sleeper Seats on the Norman Spirit are simply a seat that turns into a bed.
These high quality sleeper seats are set in a private lounge and recline to the full to turn into 2.10 meters’ long horizontal beds.
These twin seats are equipped with leg rests and partition so that you can enjoy the comfort and privacy of your own space in an environment combining innovation, well-being and aesthetics
LD Norma Spirit Ship Specifications
Length: 163,40 m
Width: 27,60 m
Dead weight tonnage: 3 832 tonnes
Draught: 6,35 m
Speed: 21 knots ( 39 km/h)
Vehicles: 700 cars, 110 lorries
You’ll find restaurants, cafeterias and a pub. There’s comfortable seating and a friendly and refined
atmosphere in the lounges. You’ll also find kids’ areas, Internet access, private cabins and Shopping on board.
The Seven Sisters
Launched in 2006, the Seven Sisters is a superb new ship, capable of speeds of up to 22 knots (more than 40 km/h). It is equipped with ultra-modern stabilizers and therefore offers optimum comfort whatever the sailing conditions.
You’ll appreciate the many leisure areas – including a magnificent panoramic lounge – the elegant surroundings, the bar, restaurant, boutique and children’s play-areas, the quality of the cabins… Relax, enjoy yourself, for a few hours, you’re on a cruise.
Speed and comfort are guaranteed on board the Sorrento car ferry which, thanks to a cruising speed of 22 knots, makes the crossing in excellent time!
The Sorrento has a wide range of amenities: a self-service restaurant, a lounge bar, a cinema, a shop, a games room and a Sun Deck bar.
Built in Italy in 2003, the Sorrento is an ultra-modern ro-ro cargo-passenger ship. Accommodation includes 62 reclining chairs and 93 inside or window cabins (including two suites and two cabins for people with reduced mobility), all with toilet, shower and air-con.
186 metres long and 25,6 metres wide, with a tonnage of 26,000 GT, the Sorrento has a freight capacity of 2,230 linear metres for rolling stock and 160 cars. It can carry up to 820 passengers.
With a real quality of service, the pleasure begins from the moment you any of the LD Lines ferry ships.
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