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 25,000 ton Bore Song. The Estraden has previously been working on the Europoort-Teesport service. P&O Ferries has chartered the Stena Carrier ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Good start for P&O Ferries lo lo service

P&O FERRIES carried 14,804 units on its new dedicated lo lo freight service between Zeebrugge and Hull since itd launch in May. P&O Ferries has chartered the 118 metre, 5 ,000ton Elisabeth which makes three round-trips per week between Zeebrugge and Hull, complementing P&O Ferries' existing combined tourist and freight service ... [+]

Busiest three months since 2011 for Larne/Cairnryan

P&O Ferries says it has had the highest freight traffic on its Larne/Cairnryan route in any third quarter of the year since 2011. It carried 53,305 lorries and trailers on its ships in July, August and September, up 3.3% on the same quarter last year. P&O Ferries Sector Director on ... [+]

High life on the North Sea

P&O Ferries has launched a free Commercial Drivers Club on its overnight North Sea routes. Members using terminals at Hull, Zeebrugge or Europoort can enjoy a TV lounge, free refreshments and dedicated lavatory facilities. They are also allocated a cabin with bathroom on board solely for their own use, subject ... [+]

Record first half for P&O Ferries

P&O FERRIES carried more freight across the English Channel in the first six months of 2017 than in any first half of the year in its modern history. The six ships on the Dover-Calais route transported 710,813 lorries between January and June, up 10.4% on the first half of 2016, ... [+]

P&O Ferries gets into container shipping

P&O Ferries is to launch a new dedicated lo lo service between Hull and Zeebrugge on 3 May. The ferry and logistics company has chartered the 118 metre Elisabeth, a 5,000-ton container ship which will make three round-trips per week between, complementing the existing passenger and freight ro ro service. Although ferry ... [+]

No fall-off in P&O Ferries freight growth

P&O Ferries carried more freight across the English Channel in the first three months of the year than at any time in its modern history. It moved 361,100 lorries during January-March, almost 11% higher than the corresponding period in 2016 and 9% higher than the previous best ever first quarter ... [+]

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