Pandemic sees cross-Channel ferry laid up on Cornish river

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Satisfaction of Burgundy, which was in service for 27 years on the Dover to Calais route, is now moored up on the River Fal with an unsure future

A well-liked cross-Channel ferry which was launched nearly 30 years in the past is at the moment moored up on a river in Cornwall following a drop in demand through the Covid-19 pandemic.

The P&O Satisfaction of Burgundy operated a service on the Dover to Calais route for 27 years, however with an absence of demand as a result of journey restrictions through the pandemic, the 589ft ferry was taken out of service and moved to the Port of Leith in Scotland on Might third, 2020.

Then, originally of December final 12 months, the Satisfaction of Burgundy was dropped at the River Fal, close to Truro, the place she stays, going through an unsure future following studies that P&O Ferries have confirmed to employees that they don’t intend to return the ferry to service.

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