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19 Jan 2019

Mayor of Ostend casts doubts over UK government ferry contract

Business Editor

With a no deal Brexit still the default option, there are fresh doubts about a ferry service the government wants to deliver emergency supplies. Seaborne Freight won a controversial £14 million contract to run a service between Ramsgate and Ostend.

But on a visit to Ramsgate, the Mayor of Ostend told our Business Editor Siobhan Kennedy it was impossible to have a new ferry line running by the end of March.