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  1. scarlton

    Plymouth Traffic

    Take the green route and avoid the red area.
  2. 1. It's required every month. But I think BF do it every week. 2. They only need to be lowered to the water every three months. So whenever 3. I Don't know. 5. Operators can have exemptions granted from their flag state, however they still need to happen so they will need to make time. The small boat is a rescue boat, to be used for man overboard situations.
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    Fleet Renewal - Second E-Flexer Confirmed

    Unfortunately, Bretagne's time is limited. This isn't necessarily a move to replace her, however I've been told she is in the cross hair. It will be a shame to see her go.
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    Onboard security

    At check in you should have been given a letter explaining. It is perfectly normal and happens very often. Just a proactive move from the French. Most seem to find it reassuring.
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    Fleet Renewal - Second E-Flexer Confirmed

    Exactly. Sorry I wasn't clear.
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    Fleet Renewal - Second E-Flexer Confirmed

    As you know, the first one will replace BDS. The second will replace CF. No decision has been made about the future of CF after.
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    Cork to Santander Route to Launch in 2018

    It's not the specific nature of the deficiencies that concerns/annoys me; it's more the complacency of the crew that it reveals. I'm not saying they are sitting around smoking all day or incompetent. But that amount of deficiencies shouldn't be present on a ship that has had plenty of time without passengers onboard recently.
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    Cork to Santander Route to Launch in 2018

    I wouldn't say it's unsafe. If it was, it would have been detained. Half of these are crew only things and paper work. However I still stand by my original comment.
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    Cork to Santander Route to Launch in 2018

    For any vessel that is ridiculous. And for a passenger vessel, disgusting. In all of my career I don't think I ever had more than four small deficiencies at a time from a state inspection.
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    Cork to Santander Route to Launch in 2018

    Yeah I know it was just an observation. Just adding that the pax vehicle number was higher as far as I know.
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    Cork to Santander Route to Launch in 2018

    I'm pretty sure the car number was a fair bit higher than 30, so I think it looks good.
  12. I really don't believe that number. If that number is true, the booking numbers must have been concealingly low.
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    Help needed!

    I'd recommend emailing customer services. I'm not sure whether traveling as a foot passenger with the fish would be allowed. However passing it to another passenger definitely isn't. It's certainly worth an ask.
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    Onboard Menus

    Stores are loaded in Plymouth. It's mainly for the English things that are difficult to acquire in France. Armorique has a trailer which is put on board. Pont Aven loads containers when alongside.
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    BF Refits 2017-18

    I have 100% faith in my source for this. Apologies if I'm incorrect. As you say, time will tell.