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 deal with a surge...

September 9, 2021
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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 that has seen record numbers...

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 872

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 at about 3...

March 21, 2018
Total Views: 46

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 giant bridge across the English Channel after Brexit, saying...

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 military exercises.

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 its separate cross-channel ferry service in the next six months and find a buyer for the ships

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 between Dover and Calais.

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 trawler Loïc Lucas after being rescued from the English Channel early...

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 however, fishermen from...

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 sister ship, the Spirit of France,...

January 5, 2011
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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 take in...

January 14, 2008
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