Contact Details

Fastnet Line Companies including all related ship enquiries

Contact the appointed Receiver John Cashell of Price Waterhouse Cooper at their Cork Office, telephone +353 21 4276631 or email john.cashell@ie.pwc.com.

 

Future Bookings Refunds

All future bookings will receive a full refund automatically to the card that the booking was made in the next 7 to 14 days. For further clarity, customers can ring LCT support in Oxford on 0044 844 576 8831 or email mail@ttgateway.com

 

West Cork Tourism Co-Operative including Shareholder enquiries

All enquires in relation to the Tourism Co-Operative including shareholders and media should be channelled via roymaguire@fastnetline.com

Cork-Swansea ferry service loses fight for survival but owners pledge to battle on for Irish-Welsh tourism

02 February 2011

The West Cork Tourism Co-Operative Society Limited, owners of the Swansea-to-Cork service (Fastnet Line), today (2 February 2012) announced the end of the service. The Cork-to-Swansea ferry service has been unable to raise adequate funds and the examinership has failed. It is now placed in receivership and/or liquidation later today with the direct loss of 78 jobs and expected losses of €30 million in direct tourist spending in the Munster region and over €20 million in the South Wales region.

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Ferry aims to become Ireland's/Wales'/Britain's largest Billboard

29 December 2011

West Cork Tourism Co-Operative Society Limited, owners of the Swansea-to-Cork service (Fastnet Line), is seeking expressions of interest from companies wishing to name and sponsor the ferry.

As part of a wider process of drawing up a financial plan to exit examinership, the Co-Op is developing some creative commercial opportunities for companies, state and semi-state bodies or individuals to support the future of the service on both sides of the Irish Sea.

At 270 ft by 50 ft, the vessel would be transformed into the largest mobile billboard in Ireland/Wales/the UK for two years.

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Swansea-to-Cork owners offer naming rights and sponsorship to variety of companies

29 December 2011

West Cork Tourism Co-Operative Society Limited, owners of the Swansea-to-Cork service (Fastnet Line), is seeking expressions of interest from companies wishing to name and sponsor the ferry.

As part of a wider process of drawing up a financial plan to exit examinership, the Co-Op is developing some creative commercial opportunities for companies, state and semi-state bodies or individuals to support the future of the service on both sides of the Irish Sea

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High Court hears one viable investor remaining to save Cork Swansea ferry and 60 jobs
€1 MILLION TO SAVE THE PEOPLE'S FERRY

20 December 2011

The Owners of the Cork Swansea ferry are the only investor left and have called for funding to secure the future of the service

At a hearing in the High Court today (20 December), it was confirmed that there is only one investment proposal available to save the Cork Swansea ferry - currently in examinership.

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STATEMENT FROM FASTNET LINE

1 NOVEMBER 2011

FASTNET LINE apologises to its customers for any inconvenience that the short notice of the withdrawal of the service may cause.

The re-structured viable business plan that has been presented as part of the examinership process, forecasts that the service will re commence on Friday March 30th 2012 and sail until Saturday September 29th 2012.

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INTERIM EXAMINER APPOINTED TO FASTNET LINE

1 NOVEMBER 2011

THE FASTNET Line Group of companies has been placed into lnterim Examinership by Justice Peter Kelly at a sitting of the High Court.

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Cork to Swansea Route - Less miles - more smiles!

The Fastnet Line service offers comfortable overnight sailing between Cork and Swansea departing generally at 20:30 and taking twelve hours for a crossing. This allows you to relax and enjoy the first night of your holiday on board with us and you can wake up at your destination refreshed and ready to go. Our service is the most direct ferry route between the UK and the South West of Ireland and saves 600km driving on a round trip compared to alternative sea crossings. It connects the M4 Motorway in the UK directly to Cork on Ireland's South coast.

Your holiday starts here!

Dine in style, eat informally or grab a snack with a choice of three restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. Plenty to do for all the family with a cinema, children's play zone, a casino and a visitor information centre. We have everything you need for a comfortable relaxing start to your holiday as well as the most direct route to the gems of Ireland's South West Coast, South Wales and the rest of the UK. Arrive refreshed to start your holiday in the best frame of mind.

   

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