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Biggest Dover Calais superferry delivered to P&O (Photo)

Contributed by editor on Jan 06, 2011 - 08:40 AM

The largest short crossing Channel ferry ‘Spirit of Britain’ built by STX Europe’s Rauma shipyard in Finland has been delivered to P&O (5 January).

Port of Calais strike halts cross-Channel ferries

Contributed by editor on Nov 25, 2010 - 10:33 AM

A strike in the Port of Calais today (25 November) has halted cross channel sailings to and from Dover to the French port.

Ferry operator safety warning over cross-Channel swimmers as French coastguards call for ban

Contributed by editor on Nov 02, 2010 - 08:55 AM

DFDS, which operates a ferry service between Dover and Dunkirk has said the rise in the number of those swimming the Channel was raising safety concerns.

Police investigate after pensioner disappears at sea on Dover bound cruise liner

Contributed by editor on Oct 12, 2010 - 02:46 PM

Kent Police officers boarded the Fred Olsen cruise ship Balmoral when it berthed at Dover after a 79-year-old man was reported missing.


Tanker in difficulties in the English Channel after collision with container ship

Contributed by editor on Oct 08, 2010 - 09:30 AM

 The BBC is reporting a fuel tanker is listing badly to port in the English Channel after colliding with a container ship.

DFDS acquisition of Norfolkline gets the go ahead

Contributed by editor on Jul 18, 2010 - 12:11 AM

DFDS’ acquisition of Dover Ferry operator Norfolkline has been approved by the European Competition Authorities.

Danish ferry company €346 million deal for Norfolkline finalised

Contributed by editor on Jun 21, 2010 - 08:54 AM

The European Commission has granted the seal of approval for the Danish ferry operator DFDS to buy Norfolkline.

Ferry operator introduces self check-in for cross channel passengers

Contributed by editor on Jun 15, 2010 - 08:10 AM

A cross channel ferry operator is to introduce self check-in on one of its routes between England and France.

Cross Channel Ferry firm axes 725 jobs in bid to save company

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2010 - 08:40 AM

SeaFrance, which operates ferry services between Dover and Calais, is to cut the number of workers by nearly half in a bid to stem its losses.

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