Ferry News - Latest Ferry news from around the UK

Contains latest ferry news and press releases from Ferry companies and national newspapers around the UK.

Ferry News

New ferries for travel agents system goes live!

Date: 17 October 2013 Source: Direct Ferries

Leading ferry ticket aggregator Direct Ferries has launched a new ferry booking system for travel agents allowing them to make reservations and manage bookings across a vast route network on behalf of their customers.

Golden Star Ferries now available at directferries.co.uk

Date: 03 June 2013 Source: Direct Ferries

The ferry services of Greek operator Golden Star Ferries are now bookable at directferrries.co.uk.

Rail and Sail tickets now on sale with directferries.co.uk

Date: 01 June 2013 Source: Direct Ferries

Rail and sail tickets combining national rail network services with a ferry crossing are now available to book at directferries.co.uk.

Planned strikes at French ports cancelled!

Date: 28 March 2013 Source: Direct Ferries

The planned industrial action by the French port workers scheduled for Thursday 28th and Friday 29th March has been cancelled at the last minute.

Contact centre Christmas period operating hours

Date: 20 December 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

In case you need to contact us during the Christmas period, please note our contact centre operating hours:

Fred Olsen Express now on the Direct Ferries network!

Date: 02 November 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

Canary Island ferry operator Fred Olsen Express are now bookable on the Direct Ferries network!

New Dover Calais service now bookable with Direct Ferries!

Date: 01 November 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

New Dover Calais ferry operator MyFerryLink are now available across the Direct Ferries network giving you even more choice on the popular cross channel stretch!

Normal service resumed at Brittany Ferries

Date: 01 October 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

Brittany Ferries services will resume on Tuesday after a deal was agreed with striking staff following suspension of all services on September 21st.

Dover - Calais, Dunkirk and Eurotunnel now on sale for 2013

Date: 20 September 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

If you're already planning your trip abroad for next year then you'll be pleased to know that crossings from Dover to Calais, Dunkirk and with Eurotunnel are now on sale for the 2013 season!

Win £50 worth of Direct Ferries vouchers!

Date: 04 August 2012 Source: Directferries.co.uk

Be in with a chance of winning £50 worth of Direct Ferries vouchers when you play our fantastic new Ferry Captain game on Facebook!

Direct Ferries featured in Sunday Times track 200

Date: 08 July 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

Direct Ferries has been named as one of four travel companies on the inaugural Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

Now no charge for paying with a debit card

Date: 06 July 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

From 6pm tonight we will be removing any fees associated with using a personal debit card to pay for your ferry ticket.

Barfleur ferry to join the Dover Calais route

Date: 26 March 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

A second ship is to join the recently launched Dover Calais ferry service operated by DFDS Seaways and LD Lines.

New Dover Dunkirk onboard guide available

Date: 07 March 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

If you're heading across the channel on a Dover Dunkirk ferry and are interested to know what it will be like onboard then you'll be pleased to know that we've published an onboard guide for the 3 ships operating on this route with DFDS Seaways.

Dover Calais launch offer from £29 each way

Date: 05 February 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

To celebrate the arrival of their new Dover Calais ferry service, DFDS Seaways and LD Lines have announced a fantastic launch offer!

New Dover Calais ferry service launched!

Date: 03 February 2012 Source: Directferries

DFDS Seaways and LD Lines are to start a new Dover Calais ferry service from February 17th.

Stena Europe crossings moved to Irish Ferries

Date: 09 January 2012 Source: Direct Ferries

The Stena Europe ferry operated on the Fishguard Rosslare route is going into dry dock from Sunday 22nd January to Thursday 2nd February.

P&O Ferries adds sixth ship to Dover - Calais service

Date: 19 November 2011 Source: Direct Ferries

P&O Ferries has introduced more capacity to its Dover Calais ferry service in light of the disruption to SeaFrance services on the route.

Ferries to Sardinia on sale for 2012

Date: 03 November 2011 Source: Directferries.co.uk

You can now book 2012 ferry crossings to Sardinia with Sardinia Ferries and Moby Lines.

Win a free ferry trip

Date: 01 November 2011 Source: Directferries.co.uk

Fancy travelling for free? If so then you'll be pleased to know that we're giving away 5 return ferry tickets to our most popular destinations, Calais, Belfast, Dublin, Le Havre and Caen!