Ferry freight stages recovery

UK ro ro freight appears to have staged a full recovery from recession, rising 3.5% in 2016, according to annual figures published today by industry body, Discover Ferries. Some 4.57m freight vehicles were carried on ferries in 2016 with increases on three main sectors surveyed between the UK and Ireland or continental Europe. Ferry freight has grown for the last five years and has risen by 19.6% since 2011. The data comes from ... [+]

Ferry freight remains buoyant

Ro ro freight on the English Channel and the Irish Sea increased by 4.8% to 4.41 million units in 2015, according to figures published by industry group, Discover Ferries. Introducing its first-ever freight figures, Discover Ferries, which represents 12 UK and Irish operators, said that growth was driven by a ... [+]

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