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Cinnamon bun fika

Swedish fika in West Sweden

2017-10-03 | Onboard | No comments

We Swedes love our coffee breaks, or “fika” as we call them. Here fika is important to the point of sacred. And it’s not just about the caffeine. The magical essence comes from slowing down to enjoy the company of others and the excuse to eat something sweet! Of all sweet things, we love our cinnamon…

At home in the land of the moose

2017-09-07 | Onboard | No comments

There are more moose in Sweden per square kilometer than in any other country in the world. And it’s no big secret that Germans are crazy about moose. They’re even known to nick moose crossing signs from our country roads! Now, surely, there are more reasons prompting the Germans to visit our shores. For Gundel and…

Stena Line CEO Niclas Mårtensson visits Mercy Ships in Benin

589 ports visited & 2,5 M people helped – This is a life-changing contribution!

2017-08-30 | Onboard | 1 Comment

In January our CEO, Niclas Mårtensson, had the opportunity to visit Mercy Ships hospital ship Africa Mercy, when it was docked in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa – one of the world’s poorest countries. Here he shares his thoughts about his visit, the work Mercy Ships do and our partnersh...

Ylvi celebrating her birthday on board

Birthplace: Ferry boat FS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

2017-08-25 | Onboard | No comments

One year ago today, the family Mittelstedt was returning to Germany from their summer holiday in Sweden with our ferry FS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. During the crossing, little Ylvi decided she no longer wanted wait in her mother’s womb and instead join the rest of the family, most probably eager to see the ferry. 🙂 So on...

Sunset at sea - Stena Stories

The Green Flash

2017-08-03 | Onboard | No comments

This year, our route Gothenburg – Kiel (Sweden – Germany) celebrates its 50th anniversary. We have asked our guests to share their memories with us, their Stena Stories, and here, Susanne B. shares her story about an extraordinary sunset. Waiting for a celestial phenomenon shrouded in myth. It’s a warm summer evening on 19 August 2016. My…

“It feels good to be part of the sustainability efforts”

2017-07-28 | Onboard | 2 Comments

Birger Kristensson works as Second Engineer onboard the methanol powered Stena Germanica. He likes the work schedule, giving interested guests the big tour in the engine room and the innovative mindset at Stena Line. Name: Birger Kristensson Education: Marine engineer Age: 34 Career: Had summer job on Stena Carisma during his st...

Happy children onboard

Our 5 step guide to happy children

2017-06-16 | Onboard | No comments

In a worldwide survey, over 5000 parents were asked what they really wanted for their children. Some answered a healthy life, others answered a comfortable life but most parents surveyed, 64%, answered that they wanted their children to be happy in life. On Saturday June 17th, we launch our new kids’ concept – Happy at…

Alan Junger together with Sten A. Olsson

Alan Junger, the first captain on Stena Germanica

2017-05-01 | Onboard | No comments

Last week we celebrated 50 years on our route between Gothenburg and Kiel. To help us celebrate we invited Captain Alan Junger along. He was the first to steer Stena Germanica towards Kiel. Yesterday Captain Alan Junger boarded “his” ferry again and travelled to Kiel along with our CEO Niclas Mårtensson, some dignitaries from...

Stena Germanica under the rainbow by Behling 20110606

Happy 50th birthday Gothenburg-Kiel!

2017-04-26 | Onboard | No comments

The route Gothenburg -Kiel has significant importance to Stena Lines history and celebrates 50 years this year. Since 1967 the route has been of great important for both tourism to and from Sweden and for the many companies who have transported their goods on the vessels between Sweden and Germany. In Gothenburg...

Here’s how you secure the weather on your trip

2017-04-01 | Onboard | No comments

Digital development in several areas is an important part of Stena Line’s strategy for the future. Among other things, we have personalised communication, the digital booking and actual experience onboard. A current example is when we launched Gaming Line onboard our ferries at Christmas. Now we are launching the next step to enhan...

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