P&O Suspends ferry services

March 18, 2022 /

Roughly 2.5 million goods vehicles use the port of Dover each year. But with P&O cancelling sailings and making 800 staff redundant abruptly, what happens to the thousands of vehicles waiting to cross the Channel? Cancelling Ferry Services On 17th March, P&O made an announcement that they’d be making 800 of their staff redundant and…

Freight shipping rates soar

March 4, 2022 /

The shipping industry was already suffering before the current economic sanctions imposed on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine, due to Brexit and COVID-19. The industry has been facing a shortage of vessels and containers when the sanctions meant an increase in the prices. In less than a fortnight, shipping rates have risen tenfold for…