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  1. G4rth

    Sponsored Ferries

    I think the country is split enough without opening that particular can of worms.
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    Sponsored Ferries

    ? I would have thought her the one BF ship that deserved a beach resort holiday surrounded by her peers. Oh dear, have I done it again?😃
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    Sponsored Ferries

    Bretagne sponsored by Alang Beach, Gujarat perhaps.
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    Government charter

    And yet another twist. No need for the government to have spent any money at all. https://www.freightwaves.com/news/maritime/ferry-operator-makes-direct-pitch-for-brexit-business-seall-hrnj7-jgtyk
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    Government charter

    Our desperate government is throwing our money at every misguided scheme available at the moment so a couple of million or so for Thanet council should calm nerves. It won't help the country but so what it might help to retain a Tory MP in the area.
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    P&O To Reflag Entire Fleet to Cyprus

    ??? It's Cyprus, they are being reflagged in the EU.
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    P&O To Reflag Entire Fleet to Cyprus

    It's difficult to see what the French could say or indeed why they would want to say anything. The fleet has been reflagged within the EU therefore free trade rules apply.
  8. You could use that argument to claim that 80% of the UK approved Brexit because both the Conservatives and Labour both had it in their last manifesto. There's more than one reason people vote as they do although I tend to agree with the last bit of what you said.😉
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    Brexit effect on BF

    Without exception we all hear things we want to believe much better than things we don't want to believe.
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    Brexit effect on BF

    It might be an idea to get a freight service first rather than a PR team.
  11. A little more balanced posting wouldn't go amiss either. The X-Trail is currently made in Japan. Japan has just signed the largest free trade deal ever concluded with the EU. There will be no tariffs on Japanese cars imported to the EU. Will the same apply to UK built cars? Who knows certainly you or I don't. It is difficult to see why any sane person would take a risk on the UK today? BF, like many other companies, run a "just in time" model they can't delay sailings. Any threat to that, whether real or not, must adversely effect their prospects.
  12. Are you sure it's a demonstration? Looks more like a disorderly bus queue to me. If it is a demonstration group protesting about social injustice good luck to them. It's sad social injustice isn't seen as a priority to a lot of poeple.
  13. No surprise there. At least half the country is getting desperate as they see this lunacy evolving.
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    P&O To Reflag Entire Fleet to Cyprus

    What an odd response if you don't mind me saying so. I have never claimed that I know anything about P&O or indeed any other ferry company. My knowledge on them is close to zero. I'm sure that there are very many knowledgeable member of the forum who could write books on the subject just as I suspect there are many like myself who know very little. I don't know who falls into which group although reading posts here for 15 years if have my suspicions that some would put themselves in the former group where I might put them in the latter. It just seems strange to me that the reported statements of those running a company, whom one would hope know all the fact and figures on everything regarding the situation within the company, should be dismissed in favour of an "alternative opinion".
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    P&O To Reflag Entire Fleet to Cyprus

    That may well be the case jonno but at the end of the day those tasked with making the decision and in possession of all the relevant facts as to the needs and financial advantages for their company have chosen Cyprus. I'm at a loss to understand why anyone should think that they know better than those in possession of the facts. However this is 2019 I suppose so it's probably par for the course.😃
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