has taken delivery of its new ship Armorique from the shipbuilding group STX Europe.
The vessel, which was delivered from STX Europe's Helsinki shipyard in Finland and is worth approximately 110 million (£103 million), will be deployed on the Brittany Ferries
route from Plymouth to Roscoff.
According to the shipbuilding company, Armorique has been designed to be as fuel-efficient as possible and to keep carbon dioxide emissions to a minimum.
Martin Landtman, president of STX Finland Cruise Oy, said: "STX Europe is proud to have built this state-of-the-art ferry incorporating the very latest environmental technology for Brittany Ferries
"We are the market leader in the world ferry market and in all our new vessels we have special focus on ecological alternatives and energy economy."Brittany Ferries
passengers will be able to make use of a number of facilities on the new ship, including a large shopping area, a cinema, restaurants, bars and 248 cabins providing overnight accommodation.
At more than 168 metres in length, the ferry has the capacity to carry some 1,500 people.