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Irish Ferries cancels new Dublin – Holyhead ferry News

Irish Continental Group, the parent company of Irish Ferries, has terminated the contract with Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for a new ferry for Irish Ferries Dublin – Holyhead route. The termination follows the shipyard (which last year delivered the WB Yeats) applying for voluntary insolvency earlier this year, which according to some German media reports, was a move to get out of the ICG order, which was...

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Irish Ferries, Stena Line and Brittany Ferries to receive public service obligation support News

The Irish Government is setting aside €15m to ensure the continued operation of five ferry routes from Dublin and Rosslare for a minimum of three months.  The move follows a request for help from ferry companies who have seen numbers collapsing on their Irish routes since the start of the Covid-19 crisis.  Routes to be protected under “public service obligation” designation are Rosslare-Cherbourg, Rosslare-Bilbao, Rosslare-Pembroke,...

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