M/04/016 – Stena / P&O

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Transaction details

Proposal whereby Stena AB (“Stena”) would acquire all of the assets of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (“P&O)” relating to P&O’s ferry business between the Irish Sea ports of Larne, in Northern Ireland, and Fleetwood, in Great Britain. Further, Stena proposes to acquire P&O’s two vessels currently deployed by P&O on its ferry business between the Irish Sea ports of Dublin and Mostyn.

Notification date Decision date
Friday March 19, 2004 Monday, April 5, 2004
Parties Involved Business activities

Stena comprises a number of businesses in shipping and related fields.


P&O is a worldwide transportation company.

Economic sector Media merger
Ferry Services No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Current status: Completed
Cleared with agreed measures (Phase 1)
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