New service on Rosslare-Dunkirk route

By Dan Walsh A new passenger service between Ireland and France will be launched on Friday on the DFDS Rosslare-Dunkirk route when passenger travel will be introduced on a trial basis, as an addition to the existing freight service between the two ports. For the first time, DFDS will offer tourists a direct link betweenContinue reading “New service on Rosslare-Dunkirk route”

New shipping route Rosslare to Zeebrugge

By Dan Walsh A new freight route between Rosslare Europort and Zeebrugge, Belgium, will commence on July 23rd launched by Finnlines, and will provide a new direct link between Ireland and Continental Europe, which also offers a new connection from Finland to Ireland. The route will be operated by the ro-ro vessel, Finnpulp, which hasContinue reading “New shipping route Rosslare to Zeebrugge”

Smuggled alcohol seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers seized approximately 15,000 litres of beer and five litres of wine at Rosslare Europort, following the search of an Irish registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Dunkirk, France, last Friday. The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of more than €61,000, representing a potential loss to theContinue reading “Smuggled alcohol seized at Rosslare Europort”

A masterplan for Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh A €350 million masterplan covering various facets of development at Rosslare Europort and plans to establish an offshore renewable energy hub were announced yesterday. Plans are now being put place to bring the Offshore Renewable Energy hub to the planning permission stage while financial consultants have been appointed to develop a detailedContinue reading “A masterplan for Rosslare Europort”

New ship “a vote of confidence in Irish tourism”

By Dan Walsh Brittany Ferries is to introduce a more tourism-oriented ship Galicia on to its Rosslare/Bilbao route from November of this year. News of the new ship for Rosslare, was announced earlier today (Thursday) by Brittany Ferries’ President Jean-Marc Roué, who earlier this year became Honorary Consul for Ireland in Brittany who, along with the company’sContinue reading “New ship “a vote of confidence in Irish tourism””

Stena Line cancels crossings to Rosslare

By Dan Walsh Stena Line has cancelled all crossings between Fishguard, Pembrokeshire and Rosslare, until April 12th. Sailings on a Welsh ferry route have been suspended as the operator tries to plug gaps left in Northern Ireland. It has moved a ship to Northern Ireland following concerns food supplies could be by the P&O crisisContinue reading “Stena Line cancels crossings to Rosslare”

No HGV parking while waiting for the ferry!

By Dan Walsh Rosslare Europort has issued an information statement requesting truck drivers and hauliers not to park their vehicles in neighbouring villages while waiting for access to Rosslare Europort for ferry departure deadlines. “The villages (presumably a reference to Kilrane and Tagoat) are residential and are not available for parking day or not,” saysContinue reading “No HGV parking while waiting for the ferry!”

Ukraine nationals arriving at Rosslare

Reports have emerged on social media that the Department of Justice have today (Friday) advised Wexford County Council that up to 60 Ukrainian nationals will arrive at Rosslare Europort over the weekend. They will be accommodated in Hotel Rosslare following arrival here and supports and services will be provided over the coming weeks.

€55,000 worth of alcohol seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers seized approximately 13,000 litres of beer, 225 litres of Asti Martina and seven litres of Polish Mead at Rosslare Europort, yesterday, following the search of an Irish registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Dunkirk, France.  The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of more than €55,000, representingContinue reading “€55,000 worth of alcohol seized at Rosslare Europort”

New freight link between Le Harve and Rosslare

By Dan Walsh Brittany Ferries has announced the opening of a new freight link from Le Havre in Normandy to Rosslare Europort starting on Friday, November 12th. It will be operated by the company’s freight only Cotentin vessel with the capacity for 120 freight units and 120 cabins. The new freight line will be providedContinue reading “New freight link between Le Harve and Rosslare”