Ramsgate Harbour Dredging Begins Amid Plans to Reopen Ferry Services Ahead of Potential No-deal Brexit

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Posted January 4, 2019

he Port of Ramsgate is being dredged in order to turn the harbour into a “second Dover” in preparation for a no-deal Brexit.

Under Government plans revealed last week, the seaside port in Kent is being excavated so that ferries and large cargo ships can begin operating out of the harbour again.

Dredging began on Thursday morning, with a Dutch company brought in to complete the work.

It comes after the Department for Transport last week awarded a £13.8 million contract to Seaborne Freight to operate a ferry service from Ramsgate to the coastal Belgian city of Ostend.

Source: The Telegraph