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 ... [+]

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