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Important information: National Strike in France affecting Calais Ferry port

We have received the important information about the national strike in France scheduled today, Thursday, May 9th 2019.

This strike will affect the Port of Calais which will be closed from 8 am to midday.

The following plan has been drafted and another call will take place tomorrow at 14.00 UK time.


05.30 Burgundy will depart 05.00 to arrive @ 07.30 local time – freight only

06.40 Canterbury cancelled

07.25 Britain cancelled

08.25 Kent to depart Dover 09.00, slow passage to arrive off Calais approx. 11.30

09.25 France on time

10.15 Burgundy cancelled

Back on schedule



07.45 France last sailing before action

09.50 Canterbury cancelled

10.45 Britain cancelled

12.00 Burgundy  sailing as soon as action is over – freight only (will then layby in Dover and take out 14.45)

11.35 Kent to sail after the Burgundy

12.45 France on time

13.25 Burgundy cancelled

Back on schedule

If you need any further information, our Ferry expert team will be happy to assist you.

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13857 Aix en Provence cedex 3


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