Stena to double Ireland-Continent space

Stena is to double capacity on its Rosslare to Cherbourg route with an additional freight-only vessel from 4 January.  The Stena Foreteller will join the Stena Horizon which already operates on the route, doubling the frequency of sailings between Ireland and the Continent. The new ship will provide an additional 3 000 lane metres of freight capacity per trip and can accommodate a mix of accompanied and unaccompanied traffic with facilities ... [+]

First sailing for Brittany’s new Rosslare-Bilbao route

Brittany Ferries’ vessel Kerry embarked on the inaugural sailing from Rosslare to Bilbao on 28 February. The line said that the new route had been welcomed by hauliers given the port’s proximity to Dublin and the east coast road network while those operating on the European mainland have welcomed the move ... [+]

Irish Rail sets out Rosslare plans

Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) said it wanted to develop Rosslare Europort ro ro facility that it owns and operates in south-east Ireland in its response to the Irish Government’s National Planning Framework consultation. The National Planning Framework sets out the country’s transport needs in 2040. Rosslare Europort is the second largest seaport ... [+]

Rosslare mulls third-party operator

Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail - the port authority for Rosslare Europort, says it will assess market interest in a third party concession to operate the port. It follows a study by Indecon Consultants for the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport which examined strategic options, and which recommended that ... [+]

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