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Brexit ferry contracts leave Seaborne and UK government with a point to prove

Contracts with Seaborne Ferries, DFDS and Brittany Ferries to charter additional freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit are not unreasonable under the circumstances. Indeed, if the government hadn’t been exploring where it could source extra capacity from, much harder questions would have inevitably followed

Seaborne Freight — the ‘start-up’ with no ships aiming to re-open the Ramsgate to Ostend ferry route — has a lot prove, but the UK government is right to defend its decision to support British businesses as part of the no-deal Brexit preparations

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