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Media: Eurotunnel launches new routes in late August

The “battle for the Channel” will be launched in late August when Eurotunnel, despite severe criticism from DFDS and P&O Ferries, starts operations between Dover and Calais, writes Lloyd’s Loading List.

Apparently, Eurotunnel has not abandoned its plans to enter into direct competition with DFDS and P&O Ferries on the English Channel, even though the two competitors believe that the major tunnel operator’s foray into ferry traffic amount to a case for the competition authorities.

According to Lloyd’s Loading List, Eurotunnel is launching ferry operation between Dover and Calais at the end of August through the company My Ferry Link with two of the three former ferries from the now-closed SeaFrance.

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