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Vehicle Categories

Below outlines the various vehicles types and categories as defined by Stena Line.
Lead vehicle - Low car
Max length: 6m, max height, 2m & max width 2.1m
low car
Lead vehicle - High car
Max length: 6m, max height, 3m & max width 2.1m
high car
Lead vehicle - Motorhome
Max length: 12m, max height, 4m & max width 2.6m
Max length: 12m, max height, 4m & max width 2.6m. 
On our North Sea route horseboxes containing livestock are exempt from these tariffs and must book with our freight department.
trailers and caravans
All bicycles
All 2 wheeled vehicles with a motor
Trikes, sidecars and trailers are permitted
Max length: 14m, max height, 4m & max width 2.6m
Small Commercial Freight Vehicles not being used for any commercial purpose. e.g. Mercedes Sprinter van. 
Max length: 6m, max height, 2.6m & max width 2.1m.
Must be booked as freight on Irish Sea routes if carrying commercial goods or equipment on any leg of a sailing.
small freight
Any vehicle type outside the height/length/width limits set-out in the passenger section above and those below
Vehicles are considered as ‘commercial’ if they have the loading area separated from the driver’s cabin, or have two-axed trailers. One-axled trailers are considered travel vehicles.
Any vehicle carrying goods for commercial/business use must be booked as freight.
freight vehicle

For more information contact Stena Line Freight:

Call: 0845 070 4000 (UK) | +44 (0) 870 850 3535 (International)


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