Hundreds of thousands of European and Spanish carriers are available for hours In endless lines more than 50 km long on the highwayAccess to the Channel Tunnel and ports for embarkation to cross over the English Channel is possible. This situation has been made worse by the absence of ferry services.
The difficulties at Dover port in the southeast part of England result from the problems P&O Ferries has been experiencing. After firing 800 workers in March on the grounds of “insolvency”, the company had planned to hire lower-salary staff.
According to Fenadismer (National Federation of Spanish Carrier Associations), there is fear that the same problem European carrier suffered at Christmas 2020 on British soil will occur at Easter. This is why it requires emergency intervention from the European Union.
According to the Federation, they are Tens of thousands of carriers are still blocked on British soil today. To be able leave the United Kingdom for their country of origin, they will have to wait in long lines.
Fenadismer criticizes British authorities and claims that, despite their promise to work to solve the problem, the crisis is worsening in recent days.
The federation asks for the intervention of European Commission (EC), to resolve the crisis and “liberate” thousands of European carriers currently held.