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Entrepreneurs of the future take a look at Larne

P&O Ferries welcomed students from St Killian’s College, Ballymena, to the Port of Larne this month for a look into the career opportunities available in logistics. The ‘Exploring Logistics’ event took place during Global Entrepreneurship Week (18-24 November), was hosted in partnership with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). It aimed to give Year 10 students an insight into the variety of ... [+]

Ferry harmonious

It was church music rather than sea shanties for the P&O Ferries’ Choir when they performed at the “Les Rêves de Notre Dame” concert in Calais on 9 November. Around 700 people packed into Notre Dame Church to hear the choir, originally formed by crewmembers and shore staff at the ... [+]

P&O app allows truckers to turn up and go

P&O Ferries is offering its trucking customers simplified booking through its new freight app which for the first time allows freight customers to buy tickets to Europe using a credit card – without setting up an account - as well as see live updates on departures and allowing them to ... [+]

MAIB investigates European Causeway incident

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) is investigating an incident in which several lorries broke free on board the P&O European Causeway between Larne and Cairnryan in the early hours of Tuesday morning (18 December). The cargo shifted during “extreme” weather conditions, leading to several lorries toppling onto their sides ... [+]

PD Ports adds second Scottish train

PD Ports has launched a second rail service between Teesport and Scotland. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to the PD Stirling Terminal at Mossend in Glasgow. It provides a direct connection with the P&O Ferries daily service to ... [+]

Record quarter for P&O Ferries box route

P&O Ferries has reported the highest freight volumes yet on its new dedicated container freight service between Zeebrugge and Hull. It transported 8,532 lift units on the service between April and June - an increase of 4% on the first quarter and the best three month period since the route ... [+]

P&O confirms larger Teesport ferry

P&O Ferries has confirmed that it will deploy a larger vessel on its Zeebrugge-Teesport route to cope with a surge in volumes following the axing of DFD’s Zeebrugge-Rosyth route. The 18,000 ton Estraden will replace the Mistral, a vessel approximately half its size. She will work in tandem with the existing ... [+]

P&O Ferries takes up the slack in Scotland

P&O Ferries says it will increase capacity on its Zeebrugge-Teesport route by almost 25% to create an alternative gateway to Scotland following the closure of the DFDS service to Rosyth. The ferry and logistics company currently carries more than 100,000 freight units a year to Teesport from its continental hub at ... [+]

Best year in six for P&O’s Larne-Cairnryan route

P&O Ferries says it carried the highest volume of freight on its Larne-Cairnryan service in six years during 2017. It moved 210,533 lorries and trailers on its seven sailings a day during the last 12 months, a 1.3% increase on 2016 and is the best result since 2011. There were strong ... [+]

Tilbury set to rival Dover for freight

Tilbury could be as big a freight gateway to Europe as Dover in a few years’ time, according to P&O Ferries. The cross-channel operator reports that it carried more freight between Zeebrugge and Tilbury in 2017 than in any other year in the decade long history of the route. The service carried ... [+]

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