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Ramsgate Port: Channel Ferries

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL13659, tabled on 12 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the contract to run a freight service between Ramsgate and Ostend was subject to an open tender process; and if not, which companies were invited to apply.

Answered on

21 February 2019

The contract was let on a closed tender process under the extreme urgency provision in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. However, the Department had approached a total of nine companies inviting expressions of interest in providing freight services.