Two new hybrid LNG-electric ships are coming to the Brittany Ferries fleet. They will arrive in 2024/2025 to serve routes connecting Portsmouth with St Malo and Caen.
Brittany Ferries is exploring the potential for a new high-speed, sustainable and more efficient form of ferry travel called a seaglider. The company hopes to launch in 2028.
Brittany Ferries has opened its books for 2022 reservations. The move comes three months earlier than normal and is partly designed to meet customer demand for holidays next year.
As government hits its target for 15 million Covid-19 vaccinations in the UK, Brittany Ferries says now is the time for a re-think on travel corridors.
Salamanca is the second of three E-Flexer class ships ordered by Brittany Ferries and will join sister-ship Galicia, when she enters service in the spring of 2022.
After nearly eight years in the Baltic, Cotentin has made a return to the Brittany Ferries fleet. The ship will carry freight from Poole in Dorset to Cherbourg in Normandy.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the debut event for the new ship took place virtually, in an online inauguration ceremony – a first for the company.
The ferry operator said the move follows decisions by the UK government to impose quarantine restrictions on travellers arriving from Spain, and more recently France.
Brittany Ferries has announced its newest ship, Galicia, is to take to the seas linking the UK with Spain. She will sail two round trips a week connecting Portsmouth and Santander.
Around 50,000 passengers with existing bookings will be affected by the schedule changes, as authorities reintroduce quarantine restrictions on arrivals from France.
French firm Brittany Ferries has begun lobbying the French government at the highest levels to avoid the implementation of reciprocal quarantine measures.
Last November, Columbia Threadneedle European Sustainable Infrastructure Fund and Brittany Ferries reached an agreement with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets for the acquisition of 100 per cent of Condor Ferries.