Monday March 30, 2020

Brittany Ferries sets its sights on Spanish route

Brexit concerns point operator in new direction

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Every time Donald Trump spoke on the Covid-19 crisis last week, the stock markets plunged by another point

Marion McKeone | 2 weeks ago

Big tech firms pledge to pay contract staff through the social-distancing period

Emmet Ryan | 2 weeks ago

Further action may be needed to prevent the Irish economy being sunk, particularly when the global economy remains vulnerable

Ian Guider | 2 weeks ago