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Port of Dover closure

Posted on Monday, February 10th, 2020

We expect it won’t come as any great surprise, given the fact that storm Ciara has battered most of the UK, but the Port of Dover has been temporarily closed during the weekend with the suspension of all sailings. We are advised that the port is now open, but as you can appreciate it will […]

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Brexit – [almost] done

Posted on Monday, January 27th, 2020

As the Withdrawal Agreement has now been endorsed by all concerned, we can for sure say with some certainty that the process has now truly begun. Three years of debate now takes us to the next phase. Virtually everybody is giving customers their upshot on Brexit, what they are doing, have done so far, and […]

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More strikes at the French ports

Posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

If last week’s stoppages weren’t enough, the CGT labour union has called for another 4 day strike at France’s major ports in protest to their Governments proposals for the reform of their state pension system. The strike commences with immediate effect, so it is clear that whilst efforts will be made to avoid where possible […]

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The start of another year – 2020

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2020

So here we are at the start of another new year – 2020, with festive hangovers a distant memory. What has it in store for you? Will we have the same-old-same-old political issues of the last few years, or can we simply just ‘get on with it’, like we used to? Well I don’t know […]

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Strike in Catalonia 18th October 2019

Posted on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

We have received the following email from our Barcelona partners: “You may have seen on the news that the situation in Catalonia between pro-independence and against is getting worse. Last Monday a condemnatory sentence by the General Court against the pro-independence politicians was announced. That has caused a huge reaction in all Catalonia territory, with […]

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G7 summit – delays at the Irun border

Posted on Friday, August 23rd, 2019

We have been informed by ANTRAM – Portuguese Association of Public Transporters of Goods – of a temporary circulation restriction as a precautionary security measure in view of the G7 summit in Biarritz. Additionally, we have been advised of restrictions in force on the French side, as well more specific restrictions for exit 1 Hendaye […]

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