Choppy water: Brexit impacts ICG numbers
Irish Continental Group (ICG) said Brexit uncertainty had "some negative impact on UK passenger bookings" in the lead-up to the proposed exit date of March 29 last.
For the year to May 11, the Irish Ferries parent group carried 95,000 cars, down 8.5pc on the previous year.
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The fall in numbers was also due to lower tourism volumes as a result of the planned suspension of fastcraft services on the Dublin to Holyhead route for a period.
Across all divisions, group revenue in the four months to April 30 was €102.3m, up 6.1pc compared with last year.
The group's revenue is weighted towards the summer period due to the seasonality of tourism bookings.
Yesterday shares in ICG were trading up 1.9pc.