Transfennica adds new Portsmouth links

Short-sea ro ro operator Transfennica is to introduce a twice-weekly service to Portsmouth on its service from Bilbao, Spain from 13 May. The Tuesday and Friday evening sailings from Bilbao will call Portsmouth on Thursdays at 06.00 and on Sundays at 07.00 before heading to Zeebrugge. The new call gives customers the option of shipping a substantial part of their Thursday and Friday collections during the weekend and delivering all over the ... [+]

Brittany orders UK’s first gas-powered ferry

UK/France ro ro operator Brittany Ferries has become the first cross-Channel ferry line to order a new vessel powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) on its routes from the UK to Santander and Bilbao in northern Spain. The €270 million (£225m) ship will be built by STX France in St ... [+]

New potatoes

Angela Black, commercial manager of Tilbury’s London Container Terminal welcomed the captain of the OPDR Cadiz with the first shipment of Spanish potatoes this week. They arrived on the first vessel of OPDR’s weekly Bilbao service which has switched to LCT. [+]

Brittany adds new UK-Spain route

Brittany Ferries' freighter Cotentin will operate a midweek return trip from Poole to Bilbao in addition to the long established weekend 'French by-pass' service from Poole to Santander. She will also augment the Poole/Cherbourg service at times of peak freight demand, alongside the Barfleur which will be back in service ... [+]

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