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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16067: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 23 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of media reports in January 2018, what information it has regarding whether P&O is considering introducing a ferry service between Scotland and Scandinavia.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 8 May 2018

The Scottish Government would welcome new ferry routes from Scotland to the Continent including a service to Scandinavia, although this would have to operate on a commercially viable basis. P&O has indicated that on the basis of a review of the commercial and financial challenges around such a route, this is not something they are pursuing at this time.