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Brittany Ferries sets its sights on Spanish route

Brexit concerns point operator in new direction

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

@gnelis
18th March, 2018
Christophe Mathieu, chief executive of Brittany Ferries

The chief executive of Brittany Ferries has said he is encouraged by the reaction of both Irish tourists and hauliers to the firm’s new route from Cork to the northern Spanish port of Santander.

The firm has chartered a vessel called the Connemara to serve the route, with the first sailings due at the end of April. The Connemara will also be used to provide an extra midweek sailing on the company’s popular...

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