STENA LINE IRISH SEA FERRIES LIMITED

FIRST FLOOR, 6 ARLINGTON STREET, LONDON, SW1A 1RE

Previous name: DFDS SEAWAYS IRISH SEA FERRIES LTD (changed on 13-Dec-2010)
Previous name: NORFOLKLINE IRISH SEA FERRIES LIMITED (changed on 01-Oct-2010)
Previous name: NORSE MERCHANT FERRIES LIMITED (changed on 21-Jan-2009)

Company Number: 00247740
Incorporation date: 30-Apr-1930
Status: Active - Proposal to Strike off
Entity type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
50100 Sea and coastal passenger water transport





SUMMARY

This company is 94.1 years old and is currently active - proposal to strike off. It is controlled by Stena Line (Uk) Ltd. The company has positive equity (net assets) of GBP 23.9 million which has increased from GBP 0 in the previous year. The latest reported revenue figure is GBP 112 million which is similar to the previous year's figure of GBP 113.7 million. The company has 1 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 7 other companies, 3 (42.9%) of which have since been dissolved or are proposed for strike off. The company has no public disputes filed on the Business Disputes Register. There are no court cases involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 30-Sep-2023
Accounts Filed: FULL (31-Dec-2021)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
31-Dec-2019 GBP 112,005,000 21,993,000 437,000 281,000 4,314,000 17,835,000
31-Dec-2018 GBP 113,714,000 22,950,000 496,000 274,000 18,728,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 116,026,000 23,072,000 582,000 210,000 4,860,000 18,584,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 106,930,000 19,119,000 576,000 349,000 3,515,000 15,831,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 104,645,000 18,364,000 309,000 685,000 3,686,000 14,302,000
31-Dec-2014 GBP 109,368,000 16,739,000 120,000 566,000 3,536,000 12,757,000
31-Dec-2013 GBP 103,240,000 16,939,000 20,000 354,000 3,888,000 12,717,000
31-Dec-2012 GBP
31-Dec-2011 GBP 74,702,000 -431,000 84,000 298,000 -467,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
31-Dec-2019 GBP 907,000 18,856,000 6,000,000 17,881,000 23,881,000
31-Dec-2018 GBP 2,373,000 88,967,000 19,830,000 6,000,000 67,786,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 2,931,000 69,421,000 15,387,000 6,000,000 49,059,000 55,059,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 47,864,000 43,068,000 6,000,000 30,474,000 36,474,000
31-Dec-2015 GBP 35,869,000 18,404,000 6,000,000 14,643,000 20,643,000
31-Dec-2014 GBP 58,888,000 36,181,000 6,000,000 18,429,000 24,429,000
31-Dec-2013 GBP 5,952,000 18,884,000 7,977,000 6,000,000 5,672,000 11,672,000
31-Dec-2012 GBP 8,491,000 6,522,000 6,000,000 7,045,000 1,045,000
31-Dec-2011 GBP 6,186,000 10,531,000 10,272,000 6,000,000 5,315,000 685,000

VALUATION EVENTS (BETA)

Year end Currency % Equity Sum raised Pre-Money Valuation* Post-Money Valuation* Enterprise Value**
Insufficient available data for calculating valuations.

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
unknown Douglas Alexander GRAY 22 Oct 2019 25 May 2024 0 - 1
Resigned Leslie David STRACEY 01 Dec 2010 22 Oct 2019 British 0 - 1
Resigned Leslie David STRACEY 01 Dec 2010 01 Aug 2014 0 - 1
Resigned Julian David HUTCHINSON 24 Jun 2006 01 Dec 2010 British 0 - 11
Resigned James Henry WINTER 23 Jan 2004 23 Jun 2006 Finance Manager British 1 - 13
Resigned Robert Paul GREGORY 25 Aug 2000 31 Dec 2002 Accoutant British 3 - 51
Resigned Jeremy Paul SEWELL 30 Jun 1998 25 Aug 2000 0 - 14
Resigned Jayne EDWARDS 04 Jun 1997 30 Jun 1998 Accountant British 0 - 20
Resigned Geoffrey Tristan Descarriers WILMOT 18 Jan 1996 04 Jun 1997 0 - 43
Resigned James WEIR 30 Jun 1993 18 Jan 1996 Dir/Sec British 0 - 21
Resigned James WEIR 18 Jan 1996 British 0 - 21

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Resigned? Douglas Alexander GRAY 01 Dec 2022 Finance Director British 10 - 21 (8.3%)
Resigned? Sindo Dominic FERNANDEZ-ARES 30 Nov 2021 Company Director British 6 - 11 (14.3%)
Resigned? Ian James HAMPTON 20 Aug 2018 Chief Operating Officer Fleet & Government Affairs British 7 - 21 (11.1%)
Resigned Hans Erik NOREN 01 Feb 2016 25 May 2022 Director Swedish 0 - 132 (15.4%)
Resigned? Ulf Niklas MARTENSSON 13 Oct 2014 Chief Executive Swedish 4 - 31 (14.3%)
Resigned? Anna Marica DERENSTRAND 13 Oct 2014 Chief Financial Officer Swedish 1 - 11 (50.0%)
Active Anna Marica DERENSTRAND 13 Oct 2014 Finance Director Swedish 5 - 34 (50.0%)
Resigned Bjarne Erik KOITRAND 14 Nov 2011 13 Oct 2014 Technical Operations Director British 0 - 11 (100.0%)
Resigned John Robert AKERLUND 08 Jul 2011 29 Sep 2011 Director Technical & Human Resources Swedish 0 - 124 (33.3%)
Resigned Kenneth MACLEOD 08 Jul 2011 01 Feb 2016 Managing Director British 0 - 305 (16.7%)
Resigned Ola HELGESSON 08 Jul 2011 13 Oct 2014 None Swedish 0 - 1510 (66.7%)
Resigned Kevin Peter HOBBS 31 Mar 2011 08 Jul 2011 Consultant British 3 - 2313 (50.0%)
Resigned Victor GOODWIN 09 Dec 2010 31 Mar 2011 Human Resources Director British 0 - 42 (50.0%)
Resigned Per Gunnar BLOMDAHL 01 Dec 2010 30 Nov 2012 Managing Director Swedish 0 - 179 (52.9%)
Resigned Michael Andre MCGRATH 01 Dec 2010 04 Mar 2014 None Swedish 0 - 104 (40.0%)
Resigned Leslie David STRACEY 01 Dec 2010 01 Aug 2014 Company Secretary British 2 - 3419 (52.8%)
Resigned Jens Skibsted NIELSEN 29 Nov 2010 14 Jan 2011 Company Director Danish 0 - 2113 (61.9%)
Resigned Niels SMEDEGAARD 09 Aug 2010 14 Jan 2011 Company Director Danish 0 - 61 (16.7%)
Resigned Peder Gellert PEDERSEN 09 Aug 2010 14 Jan 2011 Company Director Danish 0 - 31 (33.3%)
Resigned Poul Eric WOODALL 05 Dec 2008 09 Aug 2010 Company Director British 0 - 31 (33.3%)
Resigned Lars OLSEN 13 Feb 2006 05 Dec 2008 Director Danish 0 - 53 (60.0%)
Resigned Thomas WOLDBYE 04 Nov 2005 09 Aug 2010 Ceo & Md Danish 1 - 63 (42.9%)
Resigned Kell ROBDRUP 04 Nov 2005 14 Jan 2011 Company Director Danish 0 - 1210 (83.3%)
Resigned Derek Geoffrey SLOAN 18 Dec 2003 04 Nov 2005 Company Director British 0 - 2014 (70.0%)
Resigned Alan Scot PEACOCK 01 Oct 1999 24 Nov 1999 Company Director British 0 - 21 (50.0%)
Resigned Phillip Stephen SHEPHERD 01 Oct 1999 09 Aug 2010 Company Director British 0 - 1510 (66.7%)
Resigned Allister John MULLIGAN 01 Oct 1999 14 Dec 2001 Chartered Accountant British 1 - 11 (50.0%)
Resigned Richard Alan HARRISON 01 Oct 1999 11 Dec 2003 Company Director British 0 - 77 (100.0%)
Resigned Trevor WRIGHT 30 Sep 1999 15 Nov 2000 Operations Director British 0 - 11 (100.0%)
Resigned Gerard MACKEN 30 Sep 1999 29 Sep 2000 Company Director Irish 0 - 11 (100.0%)
Resigned Simon TAYLOR 08 Sep 1999 25 Nov 1999 Director British 0 - 104 (40.0%)
Resigned Michael Alan Williamson HENDRY 03 Feb 1998 11 Dec 2003 Shipbroker British 1 - 2118 (81.8%)
Resigned Robert Paul GREGORY 03 Feb 1998 31 Dec 2002 Finance Director British 3 - 5144 (81.5%)
Resigned Max James GLADWYN 22 Apr 1997 31 Mar 2001 Company Director British 0 - 166 (37.5%)
Resigned Geoffrey Tristan Descarriers WILMOT 18 Jan 1996 30 Jun 1997 Director British 0 - 4323 (53.5%)
Resigned John Bruce Woollacott, Sir ROPNER 01 Jan 1996 03 Feb 1998 Shipping Company Dir British 0 - 51 (20.0%)
Resigned Angus Simon James FRASER 19 Jan 1995 22 Apr 1997 Chief Executive British 1 - 238 (33.3%)
Resigned Robert KIMBER 15 Dec 1994 20 Nov 1998 Company Director British 0 - 124 (33.3%)
Resigned Peter, Sir PARKER 17 May 1993 01 Mar 1997 Company Director British 0 - 407 (17.5%)
Resigned Michael Cradock ROBINSON 01 Jan 1992 15 May 1997 Company Director British 0 - 72 (28.6%)
Resigned Robert KIMBER 20 Nov 1998 Company Director British 0 - 124 (33.3%)
Resigned Richard Temple GARDINER-HILL 25 Jun 1993 Company Director British 0 - 95 (55.6%)
Resigned Michael Cradock ROBINSON 15 May 1997 Company Director British 0 - 72 (28.6%)
Resigned Audrey Mary CONNELL 03 Feb 1998 Company Director British 0 - 11 (100.0%)
Resigned Stephen Robert GREGORY 31 Dec 1994 Chartered Accountant British 0 - 1711 (64.7%)
Resigned Allan Browning REID 03 Feb 1998 Company Director British 0 - 11 (100.0%)
Number of active directors: 1
Average tenure of active directors: 38.6 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 2.2 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 50.0%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
STENA LINE IRISH SEA FERRIES LIMITED (00247740) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
STENA LINE HOLIDAYS LIMITED (00549588) - Liquidation
STENA LINE PORTS LIMITED (01593558) - Active
STENA LINE (UK) LIMITED (02454575) - Active
STENA LINE MANNING SERVICES LIMITED (03242135) - Active
STENA LINE CAIRNRYAN LIMITED (04888737) - Liquidation
STENA LINE (IRISH SEA) LIMITED (05071064) - Liquidation
STENA LINE PORTS (LOCH RYAN) LIMITED (SC286272) - Active

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2016-05-232015-05-232014-05-232013-05-182012-05-18
STENA LINE (UK) LIMITEDORDINARY6,000,001
100%
6,000,001
100%
6,000,001
100%
6,000,001
100%
6,000,001
100%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

no shareholding data

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

STENA LINE IRISH SEA FERRIES LIMITED

no controlled companies

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


Start date End date Average days to pay % invoices paid over 60 days % invoices not paid within agreed terms Gov.uk report
2022-07-01 2022-12-31 33 7% 60% 67023
2022-01-01 2022-06-30 47 7% 61% 59466
2021-07-01 2021-12-31 36 9% 60% 53226
2021-01-01 2021-06-30 43 14% 64% 45593
2020-07-01 2020-12-31 37 10% 66% 39457
2020-01-01 2020-06-30 41 11% 73% 31918
2019-07-01 2019-12-31 38 12% 60% 25704
2019-01-01 2019-06-30 39 12% 64% 17138
2018-07-01 2018-12-31 34 8% 62% 9435
2018-01-01 2018-06-30 35 9% 59% 2234


COURT CASES


No Court Cases found

PATENTS


No Patents found

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 50100 Sea and coastal passenger water transport)

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LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active - Proposal to Strike off. Statistically, such companies have a VERY HIGH probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
Company status 71.1% 73.9% 76.8% High
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.6% 1.7% 2.7% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% Medium
Accounting Month 0.6% 2.4% 5.5% Medium
Sic code count 0.7% 3.5% 7.0% Medium
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