Veolia sells ferry to SeaFrance at undisclosed price
31 December 2007
Veolia unit Veolia Transport has sold a ferry it bought last year for 112 mln eur to SeaFrance, a unit of state railway SNCF, for an undisclosed amount, the daily Les Echos reported, citing SeaFrance for news of the sale and unnamed sources for last year's purchase price.
Services disrupted by ferry shunt
28 December 2007
All SpeedFerries sailings from Dover to Boulogne have been suspended after the service's only vessel collided with a pier at the Kent port.
Calais defies Paris with new 'Sangatte' centre
26 December 2007
The town council in Calais has defied President Nicolas Sarkozy's government by opening a Sangatte-style welcome centre for asylum seekers heading to Britain from France.
A third sailing to Dieppe
21 December 2007
From the 7th January a third sailing across the Channel will be available from Newhaven to Dieppe.
Protesters blockade immigration depots
18 December 2007
Protesters against the forced removal of asylum seekers staged a countrywide blockade of immigration offices and depots today to highlight what they say is a "morally unacceptable" practice.
Holyhead ferry boom
12 December 2007
Ferry sailings are booming and latest statistics from Stena Line show leisure travel growth of more than 15% year on year (based on car volumes) on the Irish Sea in November 2007.
Stena Line Offering Dutch Christmas Market Experience
10 December 2007
Leading ferry operator Stena Line is offering families the chance to experience a Dutch Christmas this festive period, by combining a dose of European culture with the Christmas shopping in one stress-free family weekend.
06 December 2007
The Grimaldi Group (Naples), founded in 1945, is today a specialist in the roll on/roll off method of shipment and currently owns one of the largest fleets of ro/ro multipurpose and car carrier vessels in the world.