english channel

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The UK Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that 3,683 people tried to cross the English Channel in July. In just one day last

August 2, 2022
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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2283

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rescued Migrants arrive in Dover
Lifesaving Incidents

Young Children Among Migrants Rescued From English Channel

DUNGENESS, England, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Two small children were among the dozens of migrants rescued from the English Channel on Tuesday after a summer

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 956

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
britannica hav wreck under tow

Capsized Cargo Ship Under Tow to Port of Le Havre

Update: Authorities in France have granted a place a refuge for the wreck of the Britannica HAV at the port of Le Havre. The wreck is currently under tow

March 21, 2018
Total Views: 96

Friday, January 19, 2018
maersk ship

France Says No to ‘Far-Fetched’ English Channel Bridge Idea

By Guy Faulconbridge and Brian Love LONDON/PARIS, Jan 19 (Reuters) – France on Friday politely rejected Boris Johnson’s idea of building a

January 19, 2018
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Friday, November 28, 2014

Russian Warships Enter English Channel

A squadron of Russian warships entered the English Channel on Friday but a NATO official dismissed a Russian media report that they were there to conduct

November 28, 2014
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Friday, June 27, 2014

Antitrust Regulator Gives Eurotunnel’s Ferry Service Six Months

Britain's competition regulator has told Groupe Eurotunnel, the operator of the undersea rail link between Britain and France, it will have to stop operating

June 27, 2014
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Eurotunnel Ferry Arm Wins Appeal Against Ban on Cross-Channel Sailings

Eurotunnel Group SA’s ferry arm welcomed a decision by regulators overturning a ruling that would have barred it from operating on the English Channel

December 4, 2013
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Monday, April 8, 2013

Dutch Freighter Sinks French Trawler In The English Channel

“We are very shocked. After what we experienced last night, we will have many nightmares,” said Ludovic Rabasse, captain of the French

April 8, 2013
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Monday, October 15, 2012

British And French Battle Over Scallops

It has been well over a century since the British and French have battled over navigation of the narrow strip of water which separates these two countries

October 15, 2012
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

STX Finland delivers largest car-passenger ferry to operate in the English Channel

On Wednesday 5 January 2011, car-passenger ferry NB 1367 the Spirit of Britain, was delivered by STX Europe’s Rauma shipyard to P&O ferries. Her

January 5, 2011
Total Views: 17

Monday, January 14, 2008

English Channel Abandoment – M/V Ice Prince

Last night the timber ship M/V Ice Prince became unstable and was abandoned in the English Channel. The Press Association tells us: Attempts are to be made to

January 14, 2008
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