P&O Ferries’ Pride of Kent, which sails across the Dover Straits to Calais, has been deemed fit to sail, after being inspected for the fourth time by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). The ship’s clean bill of health should allow P&O to increase capacity at Dover, with another vessel – the Spirit of Britain – passing a fortnight ago. However P&O has announced it will only be offering a one vessel operation until 12 May. The ferry company normally […]
Operation Brock will remain in place until at least after the May Day bank holiday on 2 May, in order to manage the flow of traffic to the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel.
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
The port of Liverpool is “uniquely positioned” to overcome major Brexit delays at Dover and should be seen as the exit point of choice for hauliers, according to its owner.