P&O Stena Line, the combined ferry company, said it would divert Calais services to Zeebrugge. A Dover-Calais ferry would sail at 2.30am today, with the next Dover-Calais boat not sailing until 3am tomorrow. It said it was not carrying foot passengers or day-trippers on Dover- Calais services.
French seafarers and dockers are staging a 24-hour strike over the proposed ending of duty free sales in Europe from next year - a move they see as a threat to jobs. They will close Calais from 5.45am today until 5.45am tomorrow.Reuse content