Passenger numbers up for Harwich ferry operator

The Stena Hollandica Credit: Stena Line

The number of passengers sailing from Harwich to the Hook of Holland has reached a new high.

Figures released by Stena Line for the first 6 months of the year show an increase of 4,000 passengers and 800 cars.

The company says it expects the sea transport sector to remain volatile throughout 2012.