p&o ferries

Friday, March 24, 2023
seafarer on deck with a mask

New Law Bolsters Pay Protections for Seafarers in UK Waters

In a major victory for thousands of seafarers who regularly traverse UK waters, the UK government has passed the Seafarers’ Wages Act, significantly

March 24, 2023
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Tuesday, May 31, 2022

UK Cancels P&O Ferries Contract Over Job Cuts

LONDON, May 31 (Reuters) – Britain says it has cancelled a contract with P&O Ferries “with immediate effect” in its latest action

May 31, 2022
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Friday, May 27, 2022
a stena line ferry entering harbor in Gothenburg, Sweden

Stena on P&O Ferries Firings: Bad for Business

P&O Ferries’ abrupt firing of 800 UK-based ferry workers threatens to undermine 30 years of progress in improving the image of the ferry industry,

May 27, 2022
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

P&O Ferry Runs Into ‘Mechanical Issue’ Off Northern Ireland

LONDON, April 26 (Reuters) – A passenger ferry operated by P&O, the troubled company struggling to maintain its service, suffered a

April 26, 2022
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Thursday, April 21, 2022

P&O Ferries Fires Agency Crew Citing Breach of Alcohol Policy

P&O Ferries has fired seven of its new agency employees after they showed up to work in breach of the company’ zero-tolerance alcohol policy. The

April 21, 2022
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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

ITF Says Inspectors Denied Welfare Checks of P&O Ferries Replacement Crew at Dover Port

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said its inspectors were denied the ability to conduct welfare checks for replacement crew members

April 20, 2022
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

UK Detains Second P&O Ferry on Disrupted Dover-Calais Route

LONDON, April 13 (Reuters) – A second P&O ferry that sails between the English town of Dover and the French city of Calais has been

April 13, 2022
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Friday, April 1, 2022

UK Launches Criminal and Civil Investigations Into P&O Ferries Over Firings

LONDON, April 1 (Reuters) – Britain’s insolvency service has started formal criminal and civil investigations into P&O Ferries to

April 1, 2022
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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

UK Pressures Ports to Block P&O Ferries Over Firings

By Christopher Jasper and Charlotte Ryan (Bloomberg) — The U.K. government put the onus on port owners to block operations by P&O Ferries after the

March 30, 2022
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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

P&O Ferries Rejects Government Plea to Rehire Fired Workers

By Muvija M LONDON, March 29 (Reuters) – P&O Ferries on Tuesday rejected the British government’s request to rehire 800 workers it

March 29, 2022
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Monday, March 28, 2022

Britain to Force Ferry Operators to Pay Minimum Wage After P&O Debacle

LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it will force ferry operators docking in its ports to pay the minimum wage as it stepped up

March 28, 2022
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Saturday, March 26, 2022

British Maritime Agency Detains P&O Ferry Unready To Sail

March 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) on Friday detained a ferry operated by P&O in Northern

March 26, 2022
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Friday, March 25, 2022

U.K. Prime Minister Calls for P&O Chief to Quit Over Ferry Crew Firings

By Emily Ashton and Siddharth Philip (Bloomberg) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed calls for P&O Ferries Chief Executive Officer Peter

March 25, 2022
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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

British Prime Minister Johnson Says P&O Ferries Broke Labor Laws With Mass Firings

By Siddharth Philip and Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson turned up the political heat over the mass firing of 800 workers at

March 23, 2022
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Monday, March 21, 2022

Unions Call Out DP World Over P&O Ferries Firings

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) are calling on DP World to engage in meaningful

March 21, 2022
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Friday, March 18, 2022

Protesters Gather at UK Ports After P&O Sacks Ferry Crews

DOVER, England, March 18 (Reuters) – Trade unions protested at British ferry ports on Friday after Dubai-owned P&O Ferries abruptly sacked 800

March 18, 2022
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Thursday, March 17, 2022

Unions Slam P&O Ferries’ Abrupt ‘Mass Sacking’ of Seafarers

Maritime unions are condemning today’s abrupt announcement by ferry operator P&O Ferries, owned by Dubai-based DP World, that it has sacked 800

March 17, 2022
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P&O Ferries Sacks 800 Crew in Major Fleet Shake-Up

By William James and Muvija M LONDON, March 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s P&O Ferries made 800 staff redundant with immediate effect and

March 17, 2022
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