Condor will continue to operate freight sailings from Portsmouth for the next decade.
The ferry company has signed a ten year deal with the port on England's south coast.
The agreement cements their partnership until 2033, providing certainly for vital services to the Channel Islands.
Condor boss John Naptpn has welcomed it:
“We are naturally very pleased to conclude this agreement as it secures Condor’s priority services to the Islands from Portsmouth for the foreseeable future.”
The Clipper and Goodwill will soon be joined by a new conventional ship - the Islander - to provide more capacity and resilience on the route to the islands.
Leaders for Portsmouth harbour and the city council say they're pleased to continue the relationship with Condor and Jersey and Guernsey.
Ian Palacio, business development manager at Portsmouth International Port said:
"I'm delighted that we've signed this 10 year agreement with one of our longest standing customers. We are proud to play our part in providing these essential lifeline ferry service to the Channel Islands.
"With the port's excellent location right next to the UK's motorway network, we look forward to working closely with Condor Ferries to continue to boost trade and tourism between the UK and the Channel Islands."
Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Portsmouth City Council's Cabinet Member with responsibility for the port added:
"We have a long-standing bond with the Channel Islands here in Portsmouth, so I'm pleased to see that this relationship is on a firm footing for the future with this new deal.”