Monday, August 31, 2015
Maritime News

Deal Reached in MyFerryLink Dispute

  PARIS, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A deal was reached on Monday to save hundreds of ferry jobs at the northern French port of Calais, the French transport minister said,...

August 31, 2015
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Maritime News

Channel Tunnel Shut for Second Day as Ferry Workers Block French Port of Calais

Ferry workers on Tuesday threatened to continue their protest on Wednesday after blocking Calais' port for two days, forcing the closure of the Channel Tunnel linking France and England for several hours.

June 30, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
News

MyFerryLink Strike Sparks Migrant Crisis at Calais Port

The British government said on Thursday it had called a meeting of its emergency response committee Cobra to discuss the migrant crisis in the French port of Calais and draw up contingency plans if further strike action exacerbates the situation.

June 25, 2015
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
News

Striking Ferry Workers Shut Channel Tunnel, Blockade Calais Port

Traffic was halted through the Channel Tunnel linking Britain and France on Tuesday after striking French ferry workers set fire to tires, while Britain's Foreign Office warned of migrants trying to get into vehicles queuing to enter the tunnel.

June 23, 2015
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Monday, June 8, 2015
Maritime News

Eurotunnel Bows to Regulatory Pressure with Ferries Sale to Danish Rival DFDS

Eurotunnel, the operator of the undersea rail link between England and France, is selling its Calais-to-Dover ferry business to Danish rival DFDS to end its lengthy battle with British competition authorities.

June 8, 2015
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