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Investment at Rosslare Europort(Read 51684 times)
Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #150 on: July 23, 2020, 09:55:37 am
Berth 4 becomes merged with berth 3 to become the new extended berth 3 , that's one long berth , do I hear E Flexer by any chance .



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #151 on: July 23, 2020, 05:08:52 pm
New https://www.rosslareeuroport.ie/en-ie website up and running.

Good to see the rail connectivity being mentioned and the scenic nature of the line from Rosslare through Wexford and Wicklow to Dublin being accorded a plug.

Really needed is either a courtesy bus or subway to link station with terminal as the 7 to 8 minute walk is not enticing in inclement weather - fortunately the times I've walked it the worst of the weather stayed away.



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #152 on: November 25, 2020, 07:28:51 pm
Anyone know what the announcement is regarding the ports future and when it is due? Investment? New routes?



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #153 on: November 26, 2020, 05:13:41 pm
Anyone know what the announcement is regarding the ports future and when it is due? Investment? New routes?

I've been wondering has this anything to do with the announcement?

https://twitter.com/Rosslareuroport/status/1331354962102718465?s=20



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #154 on: November 27, 2020, 06:52:24 am
DFDS is the latest rumour sailing to Dunkerque
« Last Edit: November 27, 2020, 06:54:36 am by giftgrub »



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #155 on: November 27, 2020, 04:20:49 pm
Rumour was subsequently confirmed...

Businesses can show 'Dunkirk spirit' by taking new direct ferry to France

Danish shipping line to run daily service to French port from Rosslare

Danish shipping line DFDS announced on Friday that a new daily service between Rosslare Europort and Dunkirk that will bypass Britain and serve as another transit route to Europe for Irish importers and exporters.

It will alow them to avoid expected Brexit-related border delays on the UK 'landbridge' route and shave hours off the journey for lorries landing at Cherbourg destined for important export markets for Irish companies in the Benelux countries, Germany and beyond.

Certainty of travel
The direct ferry, taking between 22 and 24 hours, will not be quicker than the landbridge, which can take 13 hours, but the certainty of travel will help traders plan the transport of time-sensitive goods and avoid unpredictable delays due to the need for EU-UK border checks from January 1st.

Arriving directly from Ireland into Dunkirk, which is some 15km from the Belgian border, the service will give Irish traders and transport companies access to major European motorway networks.

The Danish shipping company announced the new roll-on, roll-off service for road freight and passengers this morning in a statement to the Copenhagen stock exchange.

The company said that the new ferry route, bypassing the UK after Brexit, would offer trucks and their drivers 'direct and paperless transport between EU countries.'

The company said that the port of Dunkirk 'is a gateway to Ireland's top export markets - France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands - and a host of secondary markets.'

Additional capacity has been chartered to deploy three freight and passenger ferries on the route that will be 'a cost-efficient alternative to driving through the UK,' DFDS said.

Source: The Irish Times
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/businesses-can-show-dunkirk-spirit-by-taking-new-direct-ferry-to-france-1.4420716
« Last Edit: November 27, 2020, 04:23:21 pm by awaityourreply »



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #156 on: November 27, 2020, 07:31:08 pm
Going to be very busy in the port in evening

DFDS timetable

https://www.dfds.com/en/freight-shipping/routes-and-schedules/rosslare-dunkirk




Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #157 on: November 27, 2020, 07:57:57 pm
What ships will they be using?



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #158 on: November 27, 2020, 09:28:43 pm
What ships will they be using?

No vessels confirmed yet, but Kerry (Stena Egeria) is expected to be one of the three.



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #159 on: November 27, 2020, 09:46:54 pm
Possibly Etretat and Scottish Viking?



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #160 on: November 28, 2020, 07:54:21 pm
Possibly Etretat and Scottish Viking?

Not available for start on January 2nd.

Lots of rumours on the Facebook that DFDS have chartered Visby (built 2003)from Destination Gotland, while primarily a day ferry not ideally suited to a 24 hour route, (lots of reclining seat) it has 1500 lane meters and cabins for about 115 single occupants so that could be one, but could also be used elsewhere on DFDS network to allow another ferry join the route.

Ferry Nerds will be aware of a link to Ferries called Visby and Rosslare as a previous Visby (built 1980) dominated the Irish Sea many years ago as the Felicity / Stena Felicity so the next version of the Visby could end up in Rosslare also !

Would expect three Visentini style vessels would be the options they are chasing, Kerry and two near sisters would be ideal.

Former Liverpool Seaways the Pelegaos of La Meridionale could be another option as it has not been too busy since leaving DFDS.
« Last Edit: November 28, 2020, 08:00:21 pm by giftgrub »



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #161 on: November 28, 2020, 08:58:30 pm



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #162 on: December 08, 2020, 08:08:32 pm
New access to Rosslare Europort to be option C.

Reported last week and missed with all the DFDS news, the new access road is going ahead, basically you will turn left at the soon to be built Rochefreight roundabout and enter the port along a new road which will bring you in on a road which is going to built on the existing back entrance.

Report from the Wexford People on attached image.




Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #163 on: December 31, 2020, 04:00:54 pm
Could be the busiest Rosslare has been.

Stena Europe about to arrive

Stena Horizon

Stena Foreteller

Connemara

Optima Seaways

Kerry

Either at berth or Anchorage.



Re: Investment at Rosslare Europort Reply #164 on: December 31, 2020, 05:18:55 pm
Image of Rosslare posted online by The Coffee Dock Rosslare Harbour