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  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern Europe’s shipping and logistics company DFDS has completed the purchase of two Channel Ferries from Eurotunnel. In June 2015, DFDS and Eurotunnel entered into long-term bareboat charter agreements for the ships. The vessels in question are the 2001-built Seafrance Rodin and the 2005-built Berlioz, renamed Côte des Dunes and Côte des Flandres, respectively. The duo also […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    DFDS, northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company is transferring eight ships into Lloyd’s Register class to help further support the DFDS Seaways operational activities. The increase in ships classed by LR deepens and broadens the support provided by the classification market leader in the passenger ship, ro-pax and ro-ro freight ferry sectors. Lloyd’s […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, DFDS has cancelled the contracts with the German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH, Stralsund, concerning the construction of two freight ships (ro-ro) ordered in November 2010. The contracts are cancelled on account of the shipyard’s breach of several terms of the contracts. Thereby, DFDS’ investment commitment for the newbuildings of around DKK 1.0bn ceases. The […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    DFDS to expand both port terminal and route capacities in the Mediterranean.

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company DFDS Seaways confirmed that an incident occurred on Sunday morning on board one of its ferries causing minor injuries to some of the passengers. Namely, when leaving Dover on the 08:00am sailing to Dunkirk, Dover Seaways ferry made contact with the harbour wall. Some passengers and crew were treated for minor injuries, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company DFDS decided to suspend the newly launched service between Travemünde in Germany and Klaipeda in Lithuania amid dropping freight volumes on the route caused by the current trade dispute between the EU and Russia. ” Route operations will therefore be suspended and customers will instead be offered capacity on the Kiel-Klaipeda route. […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DFDS has entered into an agreement to sell a 1997-built RoPax.

  • 13 September 2012

    Today, DFDS has cancelled the contracts with the German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH, Stralsund, concerning the construction of two freight ships (ro-ro) ordered in November 2010. The contracts are cancelled on account of the shipyard’s breach of several terms of the contracts. Thereby, DFDS’ investment commitment for the newbuildings of around DKK 1.0bn ceases. The […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DFDS confirmed yesterday that negotiations between DFDS and the German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH, Stralsund, concerning the construction of two freight ships (ro-ro) are ongoing. The offered price of the two newbuildings is EUR 84m. DFDS had cancelled its previous contracts with P+S Werften for the two ships after the yard filed for insovency in […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DFDS appoints Torben Carlsen new CEO after Niels Smedegaard decides to step down.

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DFDS closed Q2 with an increase in its earnings despite challenges posed by Brexit.

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Staff representatives of SCOP-SeaFrance, Eurotunnel and DFDS, with the assistance of the French transport minister Alain Vidalies, reached an agreement last night concerning the release of the Channel ferries Rodin and Berlioz thus signaling the end of a wrangle that has dragged on for several months now. Namely, workers of the MyFerryLink, represented by SCOP-SeaFrance, had […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Staff representatives of SCOP-SeaFrance, Eurotunnel and DFDS, with the assistance of the French transport minister Alain Vidalies, reached an agreement last night concerning the release of the Channel ferries Rodin and Berlioz thus signaling the end of a wrangle that has dragged on for several months now. Namely, workers of the MyFerryLink, represented by SCOP-SeaFrance, had […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Eurotunnel has accepted DFDS’ offer for the sister ferries Rodin and Berlioz, Copenhagen-based shipping company DFDS said. DFDS submitted a binding offer to Eurotunnel for the charter or purchase of two Ro-Pax ferries at the beginning of June. The duo, 1,500-gt Rodin, built in 2001 and the 2005-built Berlioz, servicing the English Channel, was owned by MyFerryLink […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Danish-based DFDS has started consultations with French unions about plans to close the Le Havre-Portsmouth route at the end of 2014, DFDS said on Monday, attributing the decision to continued losses. The route is part of DFDS’ business unit France & Mediterranean.The route carried 185,000 passengers and 480,000 lane metres of freight in 2013 generating revenues of […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DFDS acquires 100% of the share capital of logistics company Huisman Group BV.

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen-headquartered shipping and logistics company DFDS has held a naming and launching ceremony for the first of its two RoRo freight vessels currently under construction at Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft in Flensburg. The 210-metre vessel, named Gardenia Seaways, was launched on 17 February, DFDS said. Gardenia Seaways will now be completed alongside the quay in Flensburg where the […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS is exploring a new bond issue to refinance existing bonds and extend debt maturity as part of “the continuous pursuit of improving the financing cost.” As informed, the company intends to issue new DKK and/or NOK denominated senior unsecured bonds with an expected maturity of five years in the near […]

  • 23 September 2013

    Alfa Laval has won a repeat order for its PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems valued at approximately EUR 19.5 million from Danish ferry operator DFDS. The contract was signed in June, and the order was booked and communicated to stakeholders in the second quarter of 2013. Delivery is scheduled from January to July 2014 with […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alfa Laval, won a repeat order for Alfa Laval’s PureSOx exhaust gas cleaning systems valued at approximately 19.5 MEUR (170 MSEK) from Danish ferry operator DFDS. The contract was signed in June, and the order was booked and communicated to stakeholders in the second quarter of 2013. Delivery is scheduled from January to July 2014 […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS is to sell two of its older vessels to Ukraine-based ferry operator Ukrferry. 

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company DFDS has finally taken over two Ro-Pax ferries previously operated by MyFerryLink after a two month delay in the delivery of the vessels which were occupied and damaged by the operator’s French workers. Workers of the MyFerryLink, represented by SCOP-SeaFrance, had blocked the French port of Calais since the beginning of July, protesting job […]