The Various Unknowns
Welcome to The Various Unknowns!~
If you're a guest....join please! ^.^ It doesn't take long and it would make us happy.



 
HomePortalFAQSearchMemberlistUsergroupsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Dover jobs 'at risk' if SeaFrance is not saved

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Mr007
Member
Member


Number of posts : 33
Warnings :
1 / 51 / 5

Reputation : 0
Points : 2516
Registration date : 2011-01-06

PostSubject: Dover jobs 'at risk' if SeaFrance is not saved   Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:46 pm


Part of Dover The European Commission rejected a rescue plan for SeaFrance
Continue reading the main story
Related Stories

* Dover Port sale bid to continue
* Dover Port gets sale bid deadline
* Summit on M20 motorway congestion

Hundreds of jobs could be at risk in Dover if a French ferry company is not saved, the town's MP has warned.

Charlie Elphicke, Conservative MP for Deal and Dover, said 200 jobs could be lost if SeaFrance folded.

His comments came after the European Commission rejected a rescue plan for the firm, ruling that a 200m (176m) bailout was illegal.

Mr Elphicke said it was important for local jobs and competition in the port that the company was saved.

The European Commission said the rescue plan by French railway operator SNCF breached state aid rules.

Mr Elphicke suggested a takeover by DFDS Seaways, which operates the Norfolkline ferries out of Dover, would help secure jobs in the port.

An alternative would be "a co-operative type takeover", he said.

SeaFrance has four ferries sailing between Dover and Calais carrying more than 3.5m passengers each year.

trajes de fiesta
White Rock computer service
Back to top Go down
View user profile
 
Dover jobs 'at risk' if SeaFrance is not saved
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Guild Jobs
» Welcome to Sunny Florida ... wait ... crap.
» WITTE, Mikaela Katherine
» Loki's New Job
» Job Finder Template

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
The Various Unknowns :: Hanging Out :: Relax-
Jump to: