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Channel Ports And DFDS Join Forces To Decarbonise Cross-Channel Transport

Seizing on the recent political declaration by the French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, climate neutral cross-Channel transportation moved a step closer in the last week. The Channel ports and ferry operator DFDS signed …
Mar 24, 2023 / Curious

GSI: World's largest double-ended Ro-Ro ship finished sea trial

The world's first four-wheel-drive battery hybrid electric Ro-Ro ship, built by Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for P&O Ferries, completed its sea trial on November 21. The ship is 230.5 meters long, 30.8 meters wide, carrying 1,500 …
Nov 24, 2022 / Vessels

P&O Ferries’ Dover-Calais fleet back to full strength as fifth ship sets sail on return to service

The Pride of Burgundy - P&O Ferries fifth ship on its Dover-Calais route – arrived yesterday at the Port of Dover, returning to service with its first sailing in over a year.With capacity to carry 120 lorries, the 28,000 ton Pride of Burgundy …
Jun 30, 2021 / Vessels

DFDS launches new unaccompanied freight service from Sheerness to Calais

The service will start on 1st June and will offer one daily sailing in each direction between the two ports.It will be operated by the Gothia Seaways, which can carry up to 165 unaccompanied freight units (trailers or containers without drivers).The …
Apr 7, 2021 / Vessels

Irish Ferries announces new service on Dover – Calais route

Irish Ferries, a subsidiary of Irish Continental Group plc (ICG), announced earlier today a new service on the Dover – Calais route. This service is planned to start in June 2021, with the transfer of the Isle of Inishmore to the route. Additional …
Mar 26, 2021 / Curious

ABB powers P&O super-ferries towards new sustainable transport era

ABB to supply electric, digital and connected solutions for P&O Ferries’ two new vessels, including Azipod® propulsion and energy storage, cutting fuel consumption by one ton per return trip across the English ChannelABB has won a contract with …
Sep 23, 2020 / Curious

P&O Ferries releases first images of 260m euro new super-ferries, designed to revolutionise transport between Britain and Europe

P&O FERRIES today releases the first official images of the 260 million euro new generation of super-ferries which will transform the experience of travelling between Britain and the Continent.The largest ships ever to sail between Dover and …
Jan 27, 2020 / Vessels

P&O Ferries signs €260Mln contract with Guangzhou Shipyard for new advanced double-ended ships

P&O FERRIES has signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International Ltd worth €260 million to deliver a new generation of ships on the English Channel.Two 230-metre super-ferries – the largest ever to sail between Dover and Calais – will be …
Sep 25, 2019 / Vessels