Condor’s passenger service to St Malo will resume this weekend after the resolution of an industrial dispute.
Negotiations between port users, the Port of St Malo, stevedores and their representatives took place this week to end the strikes, which had forced Condor to cancel sailings to France for the last two weekends.
Friday will be the first time the Condor St Malo service has sailed in more than three months due to travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Elwyn Dop, Condor’s Operations Director, said everyone is really pleased to be up and running again.
‘It has been, and still is, a really challenging time for us without any French services since March, so we are delighted we can commence our first high speed sailing to St Malo to coincide with the start of the school summer holidays,’ he said.
‘We are grateful to the Government of Jersey for confirming a re-opening of the borders a couple of weeks’ ago so Condor can now start to support the Island’s tourismeconomy and provide travel options for islanders.’
Condor’s weekly Commodore Goodwill service between Portsmouth, the Channel Islands and St Malo is not operating this Saturday as discussions surrounding freight shipments will resume.