“The success of the route must be based on a service that is sustainable in the long term.
“It is important that we learn lessons from previous operators and looking forward, much of our thinking is taken from the very successful ‘Brexit-buster’ ferries operating out of the Republic of Ireland.”
Earlier this month, transport minister Graeme Dey said there were “no firm commitments” to restoring a Rosyth ferry service and that it would have to be commercially viable.
However, the MP for Rosyth responded: “If Scotland is serious about maintaining and building exports with Europe then a direct service is a key component of that push.
“A ferry also gives us access to new tourist markets and while COVID is currently depressing the travel industry, we must be ready to take advantage of an upturn when restrictions have subsided . . . .
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