FAQs around Coronavirus

Are you still sailing?

All our routes are still sailing as per schedule, please see our Twitter page for the latest sailing information.

Will P&O stop operating any routes?

We continue to run all routes and will keep you updated if anything changes.

I understand that borders are entering a ‘lock-down’ how is commercial transport being impacted?

EU Borders are closed for non-essential travel however the transport of goods has been classed as essential therefore commercial vehicles are permitted to travel.

What alternative routes can customers use?

We have an extensive route network to Europe and Ireland. Our routes are as follows:

  • Dover - Calais
  • Hull - Zeebrugge
  • Teesport - Zeebrugge
  • Tilbury - Zeebrugge
  • Hull - Europoort
  • Teesport - Europoort
  • Liverpool - Dublin
  • Larne - Cairnryan

What about Driver accompanied traffic on freight routes?

In order to protect and isolate our vessels’ crews from outside infection and thereby safeguard a long term operation, we have decided to only accept unaccompanied Freight on the following routes:

  • Europoort – Teesport
  • Zeebrugge – Tilbury
  • Zeebrugge – Teesport

What measures have you put in place to maintain the safety of drivers during crossing?

We take the safety of our customers and staff extremly seriously. Please see our Coronavirus page for a full list of all the additional safety measures that we have implemented.


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