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Irish shipping traffic had not been affected, with between 20 and 22 ships continuing to arrive into Dublin every day, Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive of Dublin Port Company, said

In a further sign of Brexit affecting trade, lorry freight volumes on ferries between Holyhead and Dublin – the busiest Irish Sea route – fell by a t(...)

Lorries queue at the port of Rosslare Harbour in January , 2021. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Food exporter Cathal King has not sent a truckload of lobsters, crab and other live shellfish to customers in France or Spain through the UK since Bre(...)

The additional frequency and capacity on the route coincides with the start of the phased introduction of new border controls by the UK government on imports from the EU. Photograph: iStock

Danish shipping company DFDS has added a fourth ferry to the Rosslare to Dunkirk route in northern France as demand for Britain-bypassing routes conti(...)

It could be up to six months before Brexit’s impact is understood. Photograph: John Fleming

Businesses face further trading difficulties with Britain when the UK government phases in post-Brexit import controls from the start of April, Irish (...)

Brittany Ferries has unveiled three new weekly sailings between the Irish ports of Rosslare and Cork and Roscoff and Saint-Malo in northern France as traders seek more capacity on direct routes.

More direct ferry services between Ireland and mainland Europe are being launched to meet the increased demand from businesses looking to avoid Brexit(...)

An unaccompanied freight truck is loaded on to the Brittany Ferries ferry Cap Finistere, before departing for Cherbourg from Rosslare Europort, which has ramped up direct routes to mainland Europe since Brexit.  Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Rosslare Europort recorded a record increase in European freight volumes in January as more businesses chose direct ferries with mainland Europe to av(...)

Rosslare Europort reported an almost 500 per cent increase in freight units on ferries to and from France and Spain in the first six sailing days of January. Photograph: Alan Betson

Rosslare Europort, the State’s second busiest lorry freight port, recorded a sixfold increase in freight on direct routes with Europe this week, while(...)

 Truck drivers Pedro Ferreira and John Carroll at Rosslare Europort for the first departure of the DFDS service from  Rosslare Europort to Dunkirk. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A new ferry service direct from Rosslare to Dunkirk set sail for the first time on Saturday afternoon. For Pedro Ferreira it was a relief. Having en(...)

Iarnród Eireann said the new Stena service would give Irish industry ‘an increasingly important freight link between Ireland and Europe’. .

Ferry operator Stena Line is doubling weekly sailings on its Rosslare-Cherbourg route to meet demand for direct routes to mainland Europe to bypass po(...)

Eamonn O’Reilly, chief executive of Dublin Port Company. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Dublin Port would face legal actions from shipping companies if it tried to force them to change ferry arrivals from Britain to ease post-Brexit conta(...)

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