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  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries is to raise its capacity on Zeebrugge-Teesport this week by deploying Estraden on the route.

  • 5 October 2015

    U.K.-based ferry operator P&O Ferries transported 367,000 units of freight across the English Channel between July and September – a 30 per cent increase on the same period last year, making it the busiest single quarter since 2003, and the best third quarter the company has ever had. September alone was the company’s best single month for […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries is doubling freight capacity at its Zeebrugge hub in order to meet increased structural demand from exporters to Britain. After signing an agreement with Zeebrugge port operator MBZ, the P&O Ferries’ terminal will be extended by 14 hectares to incorporate a fourth berth and enhanced rail infrastructure, according to the […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries handled more freight units at its Zeebrugge hub during 2016 than in any year since it began operations from the Belgian port in 1966, due to the “continuing strength of exports to and from Britain”. The company saw 420,000 freight units at Zeebrugge in 2016, surpassing the previous record of 398,650 […]

  • 5 October 2015

    U.K.-based ferry operator P&O Ferries transported 367,000 units of freight across the English Channel between July and September – a 30 per cent increase on the same period last year, making it the busiest single quarter since 2003, and the best third quarter the company has ever had. September alone was the company’s best single month for […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries has decided to flag out its Dover-Calais fleet  from UK to Cyprus flag amid Brexit-related concerns.

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries carried more freight between Dover and Calais in 2015 than in any previous year in its modern history. The ferry company’s six ships on the English Channel transported 1.3 million units of freight during the 12 month period – a 22 per cent year-on-year increase, the company said. Both the third and […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries has handled the highest volume of freight in five years on its Larne-Cairnryan service in 2016. The ferry and logistics company, which operates the shortest and most frequent crossings between Northern Ireland and mainland Britain, handled 206,700 freight units on the route during the last 12 months. This figure represents a 7.5 per […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry company P&O Ferries has handled 10.4 per cent more freight across the English Channel in the first six months of 2017, compared to the same period a year earlier. The ferry and logistics company’s six ships on the Dover-Calais route transported 710,813 lorries between January and June. The company said that the first half of […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has revealed its plans to launch a new dedicated freight service starting from May 3 as part of an expansion of its route between Zeebrugge and Hull. For this purpose, the ferry and logistics company has chartered the 118-metre containership Elisabeth, which will make three round-trips per week between the two terminals. […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has opened its expanded terminal in Zeebrugge, Belgium, which will help the company to double freight capacity in order to meet rising demand from exporters to Britain.  The terminal has now been enlarged by 14 hectares, comprising a fourth berth and enhanced rail infrastructure. The expansion is expected to give […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries ended 2017 with record cargo volumes on the Zeebrugge-Tilbury route.

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK-based pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has carried its one millionth freight unit out of the British port of Tilbury, after an increase in volumes of almost 300 per cent since it launched the North Sea route to the UK eight years ago. The ferry company is on course to carry a record 210,000 units of freight […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries’ six ships operating on the English Channel have now carried more than 100,000 freight vehicles in every month since May 2015 – a period of thirteen consecutive months.  This is the company’s longest run of high monthly freight volumes between Dover and Calais in its modern history, with the previous record being seven […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has seen its freight volumes on the Zeebrugge-Tilbury route increase by 15.5 percent in the second quarter of 2016 as continental exporters capitalized on the Thames port’s proximity to London. From April to June, P&O Ferries carried 58,195 freight units between Zeebrugge and Tilbury, up from 50,378 reported in the same quarter in 2015, […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pan-European ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of freight units shipped between Gothenburg and Britain via its new link to the Scandinavian port has almost doubled compared with 2015. The company started a partnership with Swedish Orient Line (SOL) last year providing through which continental exporters can ship freight via SOL’s Gothenburg to Zeebrugge service, which […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury, owned by Forth Ports Ltd, has signed the contract agreement with P&O Ferries to continue their RO/RO service with their long-term shipping partner, Bore. Commenting on the extension, Perry Glading, Chief Operating Officer of Forth Ports said: “Since the service commenced in 2007 we have worked closely with the P&O Ferries’ management team […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK-based ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. P&O Ferries carried 1,177,053 people between Dover and Calais last month, a 2.5 per cent increase on the previous year and the highest monthly figure since August […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK-based ferry operator P&O Ferries has reported that the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. P&O Ferries carried 1,177,053 people between Dover and Calais last month, a 2.5 per cent increase on the previous year and the highest monthly figure since August […]

  • 26 August 2009

    The keel of a ferry to be built for P&O Ferries was laid at STX Europe, Rauma on 25 August, 2009. The vessel is the first of the two ferries scheduled for delivery from Rauma shipyard in 2010 and 2011. Following a traditional ceremony, some lucky coins were placed under the keel. The purpose is […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries and RoRO vessel operator SOL Continent Line have teamed up to combine services between the UK, Benelux and Scandinavia. Under the partnership, forwarders will be able to ship their freight from Tilbury and Teesport via Zeebrugge to Gothenburg through four weekly departures from Tilbury and four from Teesport respectively. The new services combine the daily routes […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries signs a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International to deliver a new generation of ships on the English Channel.