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The Ferry Man

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  1. The Ferry Man

    SAILING UPDATES: 2018 Latest News

    Armorique has just arrived at Portsmouth
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    New Look Revealed

    Same. I think it may have been better with the stripes at the bottom - now it looks a bit random just placed there
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    Sister ships, definition..

    That would be my take as well... Of course, the you get the Dover European Freighters - are they sisters? Seaway/Highway/Pathway were, but the Burgundy? she has the same hullform, but modified superstructure. Then with the conversion of Pathway/Highway... Is Seaway still a sistership... That is even more complicated then the Armorique/Cotentin!
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    Sister ships, definition..

    Ahh, but there are differences between them two, different upper bow door, different funnel width - A can of worms indeed! Where does the line lie
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    New Look Revealed

    Is that still the case though so much these days, especially with transport? How many people will just be looking for the cheapest option? I know people who have used the Dover-Calais route to get to Normandy because "it's cheaper" - even driven down to spain despite the convience of a Spanish crossing. Unless you have travelled with BF, you're not going to know the brand, whatever the logo. Even I will admit, if I am looking for flights, I will always use a website to find the cheapest flight options (OK I have a few cheap airlines I won't go with).
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    Tanker - warship collision

    Very interesting report
  7. The Ferry Man

    Portsmouth Harbour - Barriers Installed

    see that sounds quite sensible! Oh well. Fratton is going to be the interesting one, since its currently a shared footbridge
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    Portsmouth Harbour - Barriers Installed

    Trouble is last minute train changes, if you are on one platform, and they change the platform, then you have a issue, unless everyone waits just "off platform"
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    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    Twin loading can still use visors - Fantasia/Fiesta Seafrance Renoir and Manet, and more recently European Causeway are all double deck loading. As already stated, its generally the bow ramp/inner bow door that forms the watertight seal
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    Portsmouth Harbour - Barriers Installed

    Can't really blame them - Portsmouth Station was built to be an interchange straight off the train onto the ferry.
  11. The Ferry Man

    HONFLEUR - Arriving June 2019

    Looks like port side is finished now.
  12. The Ferry Man

    PS Ryde

    Well funding has been raised - who knows what will happen now! Wouldn't have thought she would be structurally sound to be moved myself https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-46385127
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    Hythe Ferry

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-46389420 Funding is being cut, but Blue Funnel think the ferry should now be "self-sustaining"
  14. Did the WB Yeats get handed over after all? I see she is still at the yard
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    New Look Revealed

    The new logo isn't too bad, but not a fan of the new font - I like the current font a lot better (then again I also prefer the old P&O font as well, maybe I am just stubborn!) Will miss the stripes on the ferries. Still trying to work out how a new livery will "embody the emotional side of travelling and holidaying with Brittany Ferries" ?
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