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  • Traders must act now with border traffic expected to increase next weekBusinesses and hauliers trading between Great Britain and the EU have been urged to ensure they meet necessary requirements before travelling to the border, as the Government warns that expected traffic could increase next week. Exporters must provide the right documentation to hauliers, including export declarations and the extra certificates needed for products like plant and animal products, and hauliers heading to Kent must get a negative Covid test and obtain a Kent Access Permit before heading to port, or risk facing a fine and being turned away. Since the end of the transition period ...
  • First LNG-powered ferry to serve UK takes to the waterThe next ship to join Brittany Ferries’ fleet will be called Salamanca, and will be powered by cleaner LNG. Salamanca’s launch ceremony took place on 6th January 2021 at the CMJL shipyard in Weihai, China, where she is under construction. She is the second of three E-Flexer class ships ordered by Brittany Ferries and will join sister-ship Galicia, when she enters service in the spring of 2022. Fleet renewal is one of the pillars of Brittany Ferries’ five-year recovery plan. The investment in new ships was made well before the pandemic began, but a trio of cleaner, more effici...

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