A Year in Review – August 2015

This post is the 3rd installment of my series ‘A Year in Review‘ and features a selection of my own photography from August 2015


August

The situation in Calais hadn’t changed much with the Rodin and Berlioz still being occupied by their crews who were protesting about the loss of jobs following the collapse of MyFerryLink. The other ferry operators were running normally with the European Seaway retained on the route offering and additional three return crossings a day.

Following on from the records of the previous month P&O Ferries revealed the number of passengers crossing the English Channel on its services in August was the highest for any month since 2003. P&O carried 1,177,053 people between Dover and Calais during that time – a 2.5 per cent increase on the previous year, and the highest monthly figure since 2003.


The Dover Seaways loads on berth 3 for Dunkerque as the Calais Seaways swings to go astern to berth 2 having just arrived from Calais

© Ray Goodfellow

The Rodin still occupied by her crew protesting about the loss of jobs following the collapse of MyFerryLink

© Ray Goodfellow

 The European Seaway seen loading stern first in Calais at berth 6

© Ray Goodfellow

The European Seaway seen loading in Calais at berth 6

© Ray Goodfellow

The Pride of Kent seen going astern to depart the Port of Calais for Dover

© Ray Goodfellow

The European Seaway and the Pride of Kent seen together in Calais

© Ray Goodfellow

The European Seaway seen loading in Calais at berth 6

© Ray Goodfellow

The Berlioz still occupied by her crew protesting about the loss of jobs following the collapse of MyFerryLink


All photographs on this page were taken with either a Canon EOS 550D, Canon EOS 700D or a Panasonic Lumix FZ72.

I would like to remind you that the photos on this page may not be used without prior permission. If you require high-resolution non watermarked copies of any of my photos for your own private collection or for publication please free to get in contact to discuss your requirements.

All photographs unless otherwise stated are the © copyright of Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos) 2016, All rights reserved.


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