Brittany Ferries News

Honfleur takes to water for first time

Honfleur takes to water for first time

17 December 2018 Cruise News

Brittany Ferries’ brand-new LNG-powered cruise ferry, Honfleur, has taken to the water for the first time at a traditional ship launching ceremony at the FSG shipyard in Flensburg, Germany.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Boom in UK ferry travel

Breaking Travel News investigates: Boom in UK ferry travel

16 January 2018 Focus

The ferry industry is gearing up for growth with more than £1 billion of investments announced for new ships, port and service facilities in the next four years, according to figures released by Discover Ferries, the industry body for ferries.

Brittany Ferries signs for new LNG powered vessel

Brittany Ferries signs for new LNG powered vessel

21 December 2016 Cruise News

Brittany Ferries has signed a letter of intent with the Flensburger Schiffbau shipyard in Germany to construct a new ship powered by liquid natural gas. It will be one of the cleanest, most environmentally-friendly ships to operate in UK waters because LNG emits less carbon dioxide during combustion than marine fuel oil and burns with no smoke.

Brittany Ferries suspends services

Brittany Ferries suspends services

23 September 2012 Cruise News

Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth and Plymouth to France and Spain have been suspended indefinitely following two days of strikes. The company has been on a cost cutting drive following three years of losses, which has resulted in protests by some French crew members who are unhappy with working terms and conditions.

New Spainish route from Brittany Ferries

New Spainish route from Brittany Ferries

28 March 2011 Press Release Cruise News

Holiday makers heading to Spain this Summer can enjoy a comfortable and convenient start to their trip, with the addition of a new route to Bilbao from Portsmouth International Port.