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British Ports Concerned by Government Clean Air Strategy

The British Ports Association are saddened by the Government’s new Clean Air Strategy. The policy includes requirements for all major ports in the UK to develop air quality plans within the next year...

03 July 2018
Port of Dover

How do you Solve a Problem like Brexit & Customs?

With all of the recent Brexit discussions in relation to the changes in customs procedures, Freightlink have decided to consider where the pinch points are. Given that around 60-70% of...

02 July 2018
Sunglasses

Drive Safely on National Sunglasses Day

Despite the importance of always wearing UV-protective sunglasses while outside, many truck and courier drivers are still unaware of the importance of UV eye protection. UV radiation is known as...

27 June 2018
Stena E-Flexer

New Stena Line E-Flexer Ferries to Operate on Irish Sea Routes

Six, new generation RoPax ferries are currently under construction at the AVIC Shipyard in China, with three of the Stena Line vessels to serve Irish Sea routes. Known as Stena E-Flexer, each ship...

26 June 2018
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Website Update : Quick Book Recent Routes

We have recently rolled out a new feature to the Freightlink website - Quick Book Recent Routes. With the new feature, logged in customers can now see their three most frequently used routes...

21 June 2018
High, wide, heavy loads on ferries

Why Does it Cost More to Book a Wide, High or Heavy Load on a Ferry?

The size and weight of a vehicle can greatly affect the cost of a ferry booking. But do you know why? Wide Loads A standard trailer is around 2.5 metres wide. Wider loads are more expensive...

21 June 2018
Seatruck Precision ferry

€100 Million Seatruck Investment Increases Capacity on Warrenpoint – Heysham Route

A €100 million investment by Seatruck Ferries will increase capacity on the Warrenpoint to Heysham route by 30%. Seatruck will deploy two larger freight ferries on the route later this summer, in...

19 June 2018
truck and ferry

6 Ways to be the Best Freight Ferry Traveller

When it comes to travelling by freight ferry, the 'dos and don’ts' most likely come as second nature to a seasoned traveller. But hey, there's nothing wrong with a reminder now and then. ...

19 June 2018
Eurotunnel truck park

Eurotunnel Update : OPENING SOON Secure Truck Park in Coquelles

As part of their major Freight Terminal improvements, Eurotunnel have made significant investment to provide a secure Truck Park for drivers and to reinforce the protection of...

14 June 2018

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