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  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines got out the golden spades when cutting the first sod for the future super port on friday. The port will be tailored for the Scandlines ferries ”Copenhagen” and ”Berlin” which will be handling the line Gedser-Rostock from 2012. Among the speakers was the Chairman of the Transport Committee, Flemming Damgaard Larsen, who emphasised Scandlines’ […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines has today decided to cancel the contracts with the German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH concerning the construction and delivery of the two new vessels ordered in 2010. Despite Scandlines’ strong commitment it has not been possible to find a solution to the severe technical problems that have occurred during the building process delaying the […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has inked a long-term contract with Canadian manufacturer of energy storage systems Corvus Energy for service and maintenance of the company’s hybrid ferry fleet. The 10-year contract includes both service & maintenance of the fleets’ energy storage systems and Corvus’ remote condition-based monitoring service. On February 5, 2017, Scandlines put its […]

  • 28 November 2012

    Scandlines has decided to cancel the contracts with the German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH concerning the construction and delivery of the two new vessels ordered in 2010. Despite Scandlines’ strong commitment it has not been possible to find a solution to the severe technical problems that have occurred during the building process delaying the delivery. […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines managed to increase revenue and boost profitability in 2017 in line with the expectations for the year.

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines resumed ferry traffic between Germany and Denmark after it was briefly suspended on June 7 following a bomb threat received over the telephone. “Yesterday around noon Scandlines suspended all departures due to a threat. All ferries stopped sailing and were emptied as soon as the police allowed the ferries to return […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish ferry operator Scandlines has sold its Helsingør-Helsingborg route including the five Ro-Pax vessels operating the line to the London-based global asset management company First State Investments, effective retroactively as of January 1, 2015.  Both parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details of the agreement. Scandlines has used part of the proceeds to repay EUR […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rostock-headquartered ferry operator Scandlines has named M/V Copenhagen, the second of its two hybrid ferries for the Rostock-Gedser route. The naming ceremony took place at the Danish yard Fayard A/S on October 28, 2016. Scandlines said that M/V Copenhagen is currently undergoing a test program. In late November, the vessel is expected to start sea trials, […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Scandlines has taken over two hulls of its new vessels, which were under construction at P+S WERFTEN shipyard in Stralsund. The hull purchase agreement with the shipyard, which went bankrupt, was signed in February. Scandlines said that the company will transfer the hulls to another shipyard so that they can be outfitted within one year […]

  • 30 March 2010

    Scandlines A/G has signed an agreement with Volkswerft Stralsund in Mecklenborg-Vorpommeren to build two new ferries for the Gedser–Rostock service. The vessels, which have been in the pipeline for several years, will be the first newbuildings of the Scandlines fleet for 13 years. The duo will be ready for service in the summer of 2012.

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has seen an increase in the number of transported vehicles during the high season in 2016 following the delivery of its new hybrid ferry the M/V Berlin in May. Following delivery, the new vessel, which combines traditional diesel power with battery power, was put into service on the Rostock-Gedser route. Featuring a space for […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines and STX Finland Oy yesterday signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for building two new ferries for the route Rostock (Germany) – Gedser (Denmark) for delivery in spring 2015. The project will bring some 1,000 man-years of work for STX Finland and its subcontracting network.  The ferries will be double ended and construction will […]

  • 29 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive clear-up and inspection, the Remontowa yard in Gdansk, Poland, together with Scandlines’ on-site team has started repairs of the Scandlines ferry M/V Prinsesse Benedikte, which was damaged while outdocking on Wednesday 11 March 2015, Scandlines said in a release. The ferry was concluding a planned three week yard stay, where among other things […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish-German shipping company Scandlines revealed that its ferries transported almost one million vehicles and more than three million passengers during the summer months. As explained, the good performance was due to a steady ferry service and an increasing growth in the number of transported vehicles. “There were no cancellations due to technical issues on the […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines saw an increase in revenue and profits in 2016 as passenger and cargo volumes grew on the Rostock-Gedser and the Puttgarden-Rødby routes. The year was characterised by significant investment, Scandlines said, as well as the commissioning of the two new hybrid ferries on the Rostock-Gedser route and the upgrading of port facilities. Group revenue grew […]

  • 8 April 2013

    In order to strengthen the Central European traffic corridor, Scandlines is planning to invest in two new double-ended ferries for the Gedser-Rostock crossing. The ferries must provide high capacity, be environmentally friendly and give customers a unique on-board experience. The design and requirements specifications have recently been sent to a small number of shipyards, and by the […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stena Line acquires five ferry routes between Sweden and Germany to Latvia. The three routes, Travemünde to Ventspils and Liepaja as well as the route Nynäshamn-Ventspils have been acquired from Scandlines GmbH. Moreover, Stena Line has acquired Scandlines GmbH’s vessels and operation on the routes between Trelleborg to Sassnitz and Rostock, which makes Stena Line […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    After four years of delay, a new hybrid ferry owned by the German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines reached its berth in Rostock yesterday. The M/V Berlin is to be deployed on the route Rostock-Gedser.  Scandlines ordered the two vessels in March 2010 from P+S Werften in Stralsund, Germany and in 2012, they were supposed to replace two […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scandlines to install Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/V Copenhagen ferry.

  • 11 January 2010

    An optimised propeller from MAN Diesel has helped the Scandlines passenger ferry, the M/V Sassnitz, achieve increased efficiency of 12% on its daily sail between Trelleborg, Sweden and Sassnitz, Germany. Scandlines is one of Europe’s largest ferry companies, a result of the fusion between the largest, national ferry lines in Denmark and Germany.

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 proved to be a smooth sailing for ferry operator Scandlines as the company pushed to strengthen its competitive position through investments in new ferries. Scandlines recorded moderate revenue growth of 1 percent to EUR 509 million in 2014 (2013: EUR 505 million) based in particular on progress in the Germany-Denmark corridor and positive […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Union has through its TEN-T Programme set aside over EUR 2 million (USD 2.28m) for the upgrade of two Scandlines ferries navigating in the Baltic Sea to the mixed use of electricity and fuel. This project will retrofit two ferries ensuring the link between Rødby (Denmark) and Puttgarden (Germany) with a hybrid propulsion system using […]