There are delays of up to one hour on P&O Ferries betweern Dover and Calais due to adverse weather conditions.
There is disruption on P&O Ferries between Dover and Calais due to technical problem.
The following sailings are cancelled: Dover - Calais 10:15, 14:45 and 19:15; and Calias - Dover 08:40, 13:25 and 17:55.
All other sailings on this route are running to schedule.
The cross channel operator Eurotunnel has announced it is pulling out of a bid to take over the running of two French ports. The firm had said it was interested in operating Calais and Bolougne after helping to launch a new ferry service.
However the proposal has already been criticised by the Competition Commission for potentially pushing up prices to cross the channel. Derek Johnson explains.
– Paul Morgan, Border Force Director for South East & Europe
Those involved in people smuggling prey on the desperation of others in order to line their own pockets and are a major factor in illegal immigration to the UK.
This incident shows why we base Border Force staff in France - to stop would-be illegal immigrants before they can reach the UK and to target those engaged in people smuggling.
Officers selected the German-registered van which was carrying insulation boards for further examination.
A heart beat detector gave a positive reading and officers carried out a detailed search during which they found a concealed box.
After forcing open the box, they discovered it contained lighting, fans and seven Sri Lankan immigrants.
The 51-year-old driver of the van appeared before the French courts where he was jailed for four months for facilitating people smuggling.