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#ferries - RTE News reports that the UK's Department of Transport has cancelled a contract with a company to provide extra ferries in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Seaborne Freight was awarded a £13.8m contract in December even though it had never run a ferry service, nor had any ships.
The British Government has cancelled the order after one of Seaborne's backers, the Irish (dry-cargo shipping) company, Arklow Shipping, withdrew from the deal.
The UK's Department of Transport said it was clear that Seaborne would not be able to meet its contractual requirements.