Government axes Ramsgate ferry scheme

The Department of Transport has axed its controversial contract with Seaborne Freight to operate a ‘Brexit-buster’ ferry service between Ramsgate and Ostend, but said it was in advanced talks to find another operator. The government had faced criticism for offering a £13.8m contract to Seaborne, which had been trying for some time without success to charter vessels and restart services to the port of Ramsgate. The government’s move was triggered ... [+]

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