‘Impossible’ for Belgian port to be ready for Seaborne Brexit service

January 9, 2019 Alexander Whiteman

Ostend’s mayor has said the Belgian port will not be ready for a new ferry service in time for Brexit. Bart Tommelein told the BBC it was “impossible” for the port to be ready, adding that he would be travelling to Ramsgate, the UK port involved in the prospective new service, next week to discuss the matter.
His comments followed beleaguered UK transport secretary Chris Grayling again defending the deal he ...

The post ‘Impossible’ for Belgian port to be ready for Seaborne Brexit service appeared first on The Loadstar.

Previous Article
Container lines prepare for new capacity via new ULCVs and ‘ship-jumboisation’
Container lines prepare for new capacity via new ULCVs and ‘ship-jumboisation’

MSC is set to receive some 330,000 teu of newbuild tonnage this year and will close the gap on its 2M partn...

Next Article
Merz Pharma’s Torben Weilmuenster appointed chairman of Poseidon network
Merz Pharma’s Torben Weilmuenster appointed chairman of Poseidon network

Pharma sea freight specialist network Poseidon has appointed Torben Weilmuenster (pictured) to its newly cr...