Saturday February 29, 2020

Not all plain sailing: The hunt for post-Brexit routes

With British ports likely to become bottlenecks after Brexit, Irish exporters and importers are finding alternative routes to Europe. But these won’t suit everyone

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

25th August, 2019
Roll-on, roll-off shipping routes between Ireland, Britain and Europe

It seems like the obvious solution for many Irish traders, but is it as simple as it sounds?

With Britain heading for a no-deal Brexit that could see thousands of lorries stuck in never-ending tailbacks at Dover and Calais, many importers and exporters have spent the last two years examining ways of bypassing Britain entirely in order to continue trading with the continent.

Dublin-headquartered Hyland Shipping is one of them. For the past 35 years...

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