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Holyhead Truck Stop - "the best truck stop I have been to for a while"

We take great delight at Freightlink in offering our opinion. In our Knowledge Centre you can find an article on almost anything! From dog safety in vans, the latest ferry schedules,...

21 February 2018

Short Sea vs Long Sea - Which Ferry Route Should I Use?

Not sure whether to take a short sea or long sea ferry route? We have a breakdown of the ‘pros and cons’ to make the right decision for your business. "The modern terms ...

20 February 2018
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DFDS Orders New Ferries for Baltic Routes

DFDS have signed a contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) in China for two new ro-pax ships to operate on Baltic routes in 2021. Continuing to modernise and increase the number...

16 February 2018
Stena Line Adventurer Holyhead Harbour

Stena Line Update - Holyhead <> Dublin Schedule Changes

In order to facilitate works to Terminal 3 at Holyhead Port, Stena Line are making some minor alterations to their Holyhead – Dublin sailing schedule between Saturday 17th and Wednesday...

15 February 2018
Irish Ferries Ulysses Holyhead

Irish Ferries Update - Dublin <> Holyhead Schedule Changes

From Friday 16th February until next Friday 23rd February, the Irish Ferries sailing schedule on the Dublin <> Holyhead route will be altered for both Ulysses and...

15 February 2018
We love the Irish sea

We Love The Irish Sea - Happy Valentine's Day

From all at Freightlink we wanted to say we love you, and a very Happy Valentine’s Day to you. Freightlink & Irish Sea Ferries Our knowledge of the Irish Sea is unrivalled and we...

14 February 2018
Finnlines Finnwave

How Do You Make a Finnlines Ferry Longer?

Ferry operator Finnlines recently announced the 'lengthening' of one of their vessels. But how do you really go about making a ferry longer? The M/S Finnwave has been lengthened by 30 metres. To...

13 February 2018
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Eurotunnel Freight : Declaring Dangerous Goods

Please ensure that you are fully aware of Eurotunnel Freight's dangerous goods declarations procedures when arriving at the Folkestone and Calais terminals. Limited Quantities (LQ)...

07 February 2018

Are 'Trucker Hotels' the Answer to the 45 Hour Rest Rule?

One of the ideas currently on the table to meet the Drivers' 45 hour rest rule is to build 'trucker hotels'. This proposal however is proving controversial. The EU Drivers' Hours rules...

07 February 2018


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