Ferry freight firm Huelin-Renouf goes into liquidation
Tuesday 20th August 2013, 8:38AM BST.
FERRY freight company Huelin-Renouf ceased trading last night, putting about 20 Bailiwick jobs at risk.
Jersey States had been planning to step in and temporarily run the Channel Islands service until a buyer or investor was found, but this morning it was announced that the company was going into liquidation.
Jersey Economic Development minister Alan Maclean said civil servants still needed several days before they would be in a position to take on the service. It is unclear what could happen to the Guernsey jobs and link, even if Jersey saves the troubled business.
Full story in today’s Guernsey Press.