Competition Authority confirms MyFerryLink ban

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally confirmed the ban on French Groupe Eurotunnel's ferry activities on the English Channel out of the port of Dover.

DFDS looks to be headed toward a victory in the costly Battle on the Channel that has played out in recent years between the ferry operator and French Eurotunnel, about the latter's rights to operate a ferry service on the English Channel

Following a review of whether circumstances on the English Channel market had changed sufficiently to alter its previous decision to bar French Groupe Eurotunnel's carrier MyFerryLink from operating ferries on the English Channel, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) today confirmed its earlier decision, provisionally banning Eurotunnel from operating a ferry service out of Dover.

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