Water transport

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Canoeists make waves about right to paddle in English rivers
Campaigners seeking land reform to overturn system that they say denies them access to waterways

Helena Horton Environment reporter

04, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK ports consider legal action after Rees-Mogg delays Brexit controls
Companies fear millions wasted on hurriedly built infrastructure as minister delays import checks for fourth time

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

28, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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P&O Ferries ship left stranded in Irish Sea for two hours after breakdown
Mechanical failure blamed after European Causeway lost power on way from Scotland to Northern Ireland

Joanna Partridge

26, Apr, 2022 @3:49 PM

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Unions call for P&O Ferries boycott for allegedly paying staff less than minimum wage
RMT says workers were paid £4.35 an hour, while P&O blames ‘administrative misunderstanding’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Apr, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Superyacht seized with cocaine worth £160m to be sold at auction
The MY Kahu was intercepted 80 miles south of Plymouth last year, and goes on sale Wednesday

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

24, Apr, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Record 31 failings found on P&O Ferries boat at safety inspection
Maritime agency found issues with crew’s training, fire safety and lifeboat drills on European Causeway

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

19, Apr, 2022 @3:13 PM

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P&O Ferries suspends passenger services across Channel over Easter
Suspension of Dover-Calais sailings adds to wider travel disruption across UK on bank holiday weekend

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2022 @8:34 AM

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P&O Ferries: another vessel detained after ‘deficiencies’ identified
Decision over Spirit of Britain comes as firm planned to resume cross-Channel services for Easter weekend

Mark Sweney

13, Apr, 2022 @8:42 AM

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Easter travel chaos: what to do if your flight is delayed or you catch Covid
Flight’s cancelled? Missed it as a result of queues? Stuck at a ferry port? We look at your rights

Miles Brignall and Rupert Jones

08, Apr, 2022 @1:15 PM

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Spanish police and FBI seize superyacht in Mallorca linked to Putin ally
The £70m vessel is linked to the Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, who has been sanctioned by the UK and USRussia-Ukraine war – latest updates

Jasper Jolly

04, Apr, 2022 @2:49 PM

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Downing Street urges P&O Ferries boss to resign after 800 sackings
Government promises legislation to force company to reverse move and pay crew minimum wage

Matthew Weaver and Peter Walker

25, Mar, 2022 @2:52 PM

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How P&O Ferries broke the law – and what the consequences might be
P&O admits choosing an illegal course with its mass sackings, but will ministers do anything about it?

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Mar, 2022 @1:50 PM

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