LOW SULPHUR SURCHARGE (LSS) - Important Information About Fuel Surcharge Changes on the Irish Sea

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Sulphur 2020 Irish Sea

From 1st January, ferry operators on the Irish Sea will have to comply with new regulations regarding the amount of sulphur used in fuel. This will result in additional fuel surcharges for customers. This is called the Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS).

Example Fuel Surcharges from 1st January 2020

OperatorRouteVehicle LengthFuel Surcharge
Irish FerriesHolyhead - Dublin6 metres+ £9.00
Irish FerriesHolyhead - Dublin16 metres+ £18.00
Stena LineBirkenhead - Belfast6 metres+ £13.47
Stena LineBirkenhead - Belfast16 metres+ £38.06
Stena LineCairnryan - Belfast6 metres+ £7.94
Stena LineCairnryan - Belfast16 metres+ £22.41
Stena LineHolyhead - Dublin6 metres+ £8.36
Stena LineHolyhead - Dublin16 metres+ £23.60
P&O FerriesLiverpool - Dublin6 metres+ £22.69
P&O FerriesLiverpool - Dublin16 metres+ £46.70
P&O FerriesCairnryan - Larne6 metres+ £15.73
P&O FerriesCairnryan - Larne16 metres+ £29.62

* Based on 2020 rates

ALL FERRY OPERATORS HAVE APPLIED LOW SULPHUR SURCHARGES (LSS)

Watch our Low Sulphur Surcharge video for more information about the changes.