May 1 - Effective May 13, ro-ro shipping line Transfennica Iberia will extend its Bilbao - Zeebrugge service with the addition of twice-weekly direct calls to Portsmouth.

Tuesday and Friday evening sailings from Bilbao will call at Portsmouth on Thursday at 06:00 and on Sundays at 07:00.

Transfennica says that its ro-ro vessels will accept all types of rolling cargo, trailers, special transport units, industrial machinery, breakbulk cargo, mafi trailers, as well as containers.