Weymouth - France Ferry Plans On Hold?

Weymouth Harbour

Published at 8:59am 9th December 2015.

It seems plans for a new passenger ferry from Weymouth to France might be delayed.

It seems plans for a new passenger ferry from Weymouth to France might be delayed.

Weymouth's Harbour board meets this afternoon.

High Speed Ferries had hoped to have crossings up and running from April next year.

But its reported the company need' further financial backing'

What exactly this means isn't clear but Councillor Jason Osborne, who's vice chair of the committee, when asked by Wessex FM yesterday, said he would need to wait for further information at this afternoon's meeting before giving listeners an update.

Original plans included the new company using the terminal vacated by Condor Ferries.

The meeting's at 4pm today.