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    Seafrance has restarted again, under another name "MY FERRY"

    The more Ferries the better the prices should get better ...competition

    Former SeaFrance ferries put to sea
    August 20, 2012
    TWO ferries formerly owned by the defunct ferry company SeaFrance have taken to the sea again under the name of a new company, My Ferry Link.

    The Berlioz and Rodin, two of the three ferries of the SeaFrance fleet, this morning restarted a Dover to Calais service.

    Each will be running four return journeys a day. However a My Ferry Link spokesman said today’s crossings were mostly for freight, with passenger ones however set to start imminently.

    “We are starting operations to get the ships into service, and took a few casual arrivals as passengers, but we are waiting for the final clearance from the banks for our payments system so as to be able to take bookings through a website which should be up-and-running later today at My Ferry Link.”
    Operator My Ferry link has been set up by a cooperative of former SeaFrance workers and it is leasing the ships under the French flag from Eurotunnel, which now owns them.

    The first crossing, by the Berlioz, left Calais for Dover this morning at 5.30, restarting a service that SeaFrance stopped in November last year. The Rodin was also expected to make its first crossing under the new My Ferry Link colours.

    A third ferry, the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, mainly carrying freight, will start service in the autumn.

    My Ferry Link is employing 400 people, almost all former employees of SeaFrance.

    "MY FERRY" link http://www.myferrylink.com/


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    I always got the best price from Sea France so hope that My Ferry will be as competitive :thumb:
     
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    On our way home Thursday from shopping

    There is a ship in tilbury dock with seafrance.com on it

    I assume one being readied for service
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    And still they cant compete price wise with DFDS.
     
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    I have always found SeaFrance not to be very competitive..

    On board service was rubbish, dirty tables, carpets etc, and that was on the nearly new vessels, and their food was rubbish too.......

    DFSD all the way now.... Best prices best ships.... Best service .... :thumb:
     
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    I never found Sea France to be competitive, either. Used to be Norfolk Lines/DFDS was the preferred crossing for me but, oddly, the for last three or four crossings P&O have been best both on price and sailing times.
     
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    Done DFDS last week and returned this morning, very good service and decent food. We'll use again if the price stays the best.
    I'll have some more Aire galleries to add to my link below over the next few days
     
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    We used Sea France, cheap, no food, don`t care much as long as we get there, just checked for September £87.00 return I dint think that were too bad:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    I paid £89 in August DFDS :thumb: £39 out £46 back £4 admin
     
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