The Cotentin is a freight ferry owned by SOMACOT but operated by Brittany Ferries. She was built by Aker Finnyards in 2007. Her maiden voyage was on the 26th November 2007 from Cherbourg to Poole, her regular weekday route. She sails between Poole and Santander on the weekends. She is capable of travelling at 23 knots and has a capacity of 200 passengers and 120 freight vehicles. Her current port of registry is Cherbourg, France.