Photo by Jens Vinderslev.
Sur le 1st April, DFDS will introduce a fourth ferry de fret to the successful direct ferry service between Rosslare Europort dans Irlande and the Grand Port of Dunkerque in Northern France.
le Nouveau ferry de fret est DFDS » “Ark Dania” avec une capacity of 188 truck units (including 12 driver accompanied units and 176 unaccompanied units/trailers).
The direct service est favoured by haulage companies and industry alike, as it avoids the retards, border checks et complicated paperwork that come with using the UK as a land-bridge. Upon arrival in Dunkirk or Rosslare, the drivers are fully rested and can continue driving immediately to reach many major destinations within the rules for driving limits.
Just after Brexit, the direct route between Rosslare and Dunkirk was launched on 2Dakota du Nord January with three ferries à offre a cost-efficient alternative for trade between Ireland and continental Europe. The additional capacity also gives les clients an opportunity to grow their business post Brexit.
Aidan Coffey, Directeur d'itinéraire, says: "Ark Dania is an important addition to the route. It’s a très versatile traversier capable of carrying diverse types of cargo. jet volonté aussi free up capacity on our Trois autre ferries for more rériver accompanied freight units”.
"We have strong demand from all sectors of industry looking to use the direct route to North Central Europe, as more and more realise the benefits of using the direct route compared to la Grande-Bretagne land-bridge".