French seize Russian car carrier in Channel

The French navy has intercepted a Russian-flagged ro ro ship in the English Channel and escorted it to the port of Boulogne, the BBC reported today (26 February). The 7,195dwt vessel is carrying a cargo of vehicles and is understood to belong to one of the Russian-owned companies now subject to EU sanctions. The vessel was en route from a range of French ports including Le Havre and Roen and was ... [+]

Hopeful signs for Boulgne-Calais, good year for Eurotunnel

Boulogne Calais port said that a good fourth quarter in 2016 had brought hope in an otherwise difficult year in 2016. Truck traffic suffered from the presence of migrants around the port up until October and the port lost some market share as it only managed to grow its freight ... [+]

P&O Ferries dusts down Boulogne terminal

With the Port of Calais strikebound on 30 June, P&O Ferries operated a limited service to Boulogne for outbound traffic only, using some of its older and smaller vessels. Regular ferry services have not operated to the smaller French port for several years. Port of Dover chief executive told FBJ that ... [+]

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