Scottish company TEC-Farragon introduces new post-brexit ferry route to Netherlands
There will be a new and shorter route for vessels in Strait of Dover, if all goes according to plan.
Lately, Scottish companies are working on diferent projects to be able to use of the port of Dover in southern England. But with the Brexit approaching, Scotland wants a direct ferry connection with Europe.
Stating the fact that the United Kingdom leave the European Union with no deal, British government is taking weeks of chaos at the port of Dover into account "The political situation is uncertain at the moment", Margaret Simpson of British freight transport organization FTA reported.
TEC-Farragon will make utilize of ferries from shipping company Stena Line. The intention is for the ships to eventually cruise between Eemshaven and Rosyth on a daily basis. The connection will make a ferry which departs from IJmuiden to goes to Newcastle in 16 hours instead of 20 hours possible.
If all goes well according to plan, the first ferry trip will take place at the end of October this year.
Maritime Business World