More ferry options to France and Spain

Brittany Ferries, will from 25 March start a new weekend service between Portsmouth and Santander in northern Spain and five return crossings between Portsmouth and Le Havre - one of which will be freight-only. Group freight director, Simon Wagstaff said it would introduce a new weekday service between Portsmouth and Le Havre as well as reintroducing significant freight capacity to Santander. Additional capacity at night from France was in direct response ... [+]

Brittany orders UK’s first gas-powered ferry

UK/France ro ro operator Brittany Ferries has become the first cross-Channel ferry line to order a new vessel powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) on its routes from the UK to Santander and Bilbao in northern Spain. The €270 million (£225m) ship will be built by STX France in St ... [+]

LD Lines adds Ireland/Spain link and new link to Gijón

French ferry operator LD Lines is introducing a new weekly service between Poole and the Spanish port of Gijón from 5 January and another between Rosslare in Ireland via St.Nazaire in Western France and on to Gijón. There will be a two-ship operation using the Norman Asturias and sister ship ... [+]

LD Lines to enter UK/Spain market

French ferry operator LD Lines is to introduce a new freight and passenger service between Poole and Santander in Northern Spain from 3 November. LD Lines, which already runs a service from Saint Nazaire, south of Brittany and Gijón in Northern Spain, described it as a major development in the creation ... [+]

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