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Why Eurotunnel is not up for another round on the Channel

Eurotunnel has not renewed its contract to operate ferries on the English Channel, which could have continued until June 2nd this year. Instead the company is putting the ferries up for sale again, says Eurotunnel's CEO in a newsletter.

The Battle on the English Channel has been going back and forth for years, but DFDS' long-term opponent, France's Eurotunnel, is now preparing to withdraw from the battle for good. Eurotunnel CEO Jacques Gounon explains why in a newsletter to the company's customers.

In mid-May the UK Court of Appeal ruled in favor of SCOP (Société Coopérative de Production Sea France S.A.) - which operates MyFerryLink and which consists of former SeaFrance employees - in the company's appeal of the authorities' decision that Eurotunnel must cease all ferry activities through MyFerryLink on the Channel.

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