Thursday, 5 March 2009


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.

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.


  1. An April Fools joke!

  2. Are the Bonanza crew all called Cartwright!

  3. it will work as long as thanet council dont get greedy as they always do

  4. it will work as long as thanet council dont get greedy as they always do

  5. April's been and gone, we await an August 09 commencement date. Bologne is a lovely town to visit-here's hoping.


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