Freight News, Sea

Ramsgate dredging to start

[ January 3, 2019   //   ]

Thanet District Council said on 2 January that dredging at the port of Ramsgate was due to start that week as part of the bid to re-establish ferry services at the moribund ro ro port, reports The port has been earmarked for a new service operated by start-up company Seaborne, a controversial move as it has attracted £13.8 million of government funding for ‘Brexit-busting’ ferry services. (See story below – Government slammed over Brexit-busting ferry plans). Since the end of the TransEuropa freight ferry service from Ostend in 2013, the port has handled mainly bulk shipments and trade cars.

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