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  • Ferry NewsISLE OF INISHMORE at Fayard, Odense, 26 May 2021. Image © Poul Erik Olsen.

    Irish Ferries starts taking passenger bookings for Dover – Calais

    Irish Ferries has begun taking passenger bookings for its new Dover - Calais route, with the first sailing taking place later this month.

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  • Ferry NewsISLE OF INISHMORE. Image: © Scott Mackey.

    Irish Ferries to Enter Competitive Cross-Channel Market

    Dublin-based Irish Ferries intends to offer hauliers an inclusive landbridge product between Ireland and France with the launch of a new route.

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  • Local (NI) ferry newsP&O Ferries EUROPEAN HIGHLANDER makes her way past Loch Ryan Port towards Cairnryan on her 04:00 sailing from Larne, 03.08.19. Copyright © Steven Tarbox.

    NI ferry routes to qualify for additional U.K. Government subsidy

    Three ferry routes linking Northern Ireland to Great Britain have been designated Public Service Obligation routes and will qualify for additional subsidy.

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  • Ferry NewsMyFerryLink ferries Berlioz and Rodin sold to DFDS

    Eurotunnel accept offer for MyFerryLink ferries Rodin and Berlioz, SCOP-SeaFrance to be sold off by administrators

    MyFerryLink set to close within next 9 days. DFDS have announced today that Groupe Eurotunnel (GET) have formally accepted their offer for the MyFerryLink ships Rodin and Berlioz.  This follows the news earlier this month that the parties had entered a binding agreement for the sale of the ships.  DFDS have stated that the agreement is for a longterm bareboat charter commencing July the 2nd this year, but includes a put option which allows Eurotunnel to require DFDS to purchase both ships outright.  However, should DFDS be required to purchase the ships, the purchase price will be discounted by the amount already paid in charter fees. Earlier this month, it was announced that the workers cooperative which operates the MyFerryLink service,…

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  • Ferry NewsMyFerryLink ferries Berlioz and Rodin sold to DFDS

    Official: Eurotunnel to sell Rodin and Berlioz to DFDS.

    DFDS to operate ex SeaFrance vessels Berlioz and Rodin from July 2nd The brief but controversial history of English Channel operator MyFerryLink appears to be entering its final chapter.  Eurotunnel have confirmed that they have agreed the terms and conditions for the sale of the ships Rodin and Berlioz on a let to buy basis.  The operation of the 3 year old MyFerryLink service has been subject to a long running legal battle in the English courts, following its formation from the ashes of what had been SeaFrance. At present the entire MyFerryLink fleet of 3 ships appears to have been laid up at Calais, whilst in Dover both Calais Seaways (ex Prins Filip, P&OSL Aquitaine, etc) and Malo Seaways (ex Stena Nordica,…

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