ABOUT LD LINES
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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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.
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.
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 Ferry Fleet
The Norman Spirit is a rapid, up-to-date ferry. Fitted with stabilizers, it provides optimal comfort whatever the sailing conditions.
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.
With a real quality of service, the pleasure begins from the moment you board the ship.