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DFDS hit by union dispute in France

A labor union dispute in France means that DFDS since Friday, Jan. 14, hasn’t been able to sail unaccompanied freight between Calais in France and Sheerness in the UK.

The chartered RoRo ferry used by DFDS on Calais-Sheerness. | Photo: PR-FOTO

Due to ”operational difficulties,” ferry operator DFDS has temporarily halted sailing of so-called unaccompanied freight between Calais in France and Sheerness in the UK.

The last voyage with unaccompanied trailers for now took place on Friday, Jan. 14, from the Port of Sheerness by the mouth of the River Thames to the Port of Calais in northern France.

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