• Young Lithuanian designer wins DFDS’ 150th anniversary poster competition

    Young Lithuanian designer wins DFDS’ 150th anniversary poster competition

    An international jury of design experts selected Živilė Čepulytė’s poster design as the best out of 400 entries from all of Europe. As the winner, she will receive EUR 3,500 and the poster will be used in ferries, terminals and offices throughout the DFDS network.

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  • 30% more freight across the English Channel in the 3rd quarter

    30% more freight across the English Channel in the 3rd quarter

    The English Channel stands out clearly, with a growth in freight volumes of 30% and 15% more passengers who chose to cross the Channel in the third quarter compared with the same quarter last year.

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  • Increasing volumes grow results

    Increasing volumes grow results

    The Q3 results reflect the increasing volumes in freight which DFDS will accommodate by increasing the capacity in the fleet.

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  • Driving out breast cancer with PINK trailer


    Driving out breast cancer with PINK trailer


    Every year, DFDS’ employees throughout their network independently support a great number of charity initiatives and this is something they value highly. The latest initiative PINK trailer is supporting the fight against breast cancer.

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  • DFDS launches international poster competition

    DFDS launches international poster competition

    On 11 December 2016, ferry and logistics company DFDS celebrates its 150th anniversary by launching an international poster competition. The competition is carrying on a century long tradition of using posters as an efficient means of communicating our travel services and destinations

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  • DFDS gets biggest freight ferries ever

    DFDS gets biggest freight ferries ever

    In 2019, DFDS will add two remarkable ships to the fleet of nearly 50 vessels. According to a contract signed on Friday 30 September, Jinling shipyard in China will deliver two freight ferries that are the biggest ferries ever to sail in DFDS network. Each ship will be able to carry 450 trailers.

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  • BALTIC ROUTE NETWORK EXPANDED

    BALTIC ROUTE NETWORK EXPANDED

    DFDS has entered into an agreement with the Estonian company Navirail OÜ to take over the company’s freight and passenger route (ro-pax) between Paldiski, Estonia, and Hanko, Finland.

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  • Increasing lane metres on PRIMULA SEAWAYS

    Increasing lane metres on PRIMULA SEAWAYS

    DFDS has finished yet another lengthening process, which took place in the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven. This flower-class freight ship was lengthened by 30 metres. The other three vessels FICARIA SEAWAYS, BEGONIA SEAWAYS and FREESIA SEAWAYS underwent the same procedure in 2009.

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  • DFDS beats World record by building the largest LEGO ship

    DFDS beats World record by building the largest LEGO ship

    DFDS has its 150th anniversary in 2016 and to mark this special year, they decided to do something extraordinary. DFDS colleagues from different countries, offices and ships have worked together to build the world’s biggest LEGO ship.

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  • DFDS’ ferries sail 63% more freight across the English Channel

    DFDS’ ferries sail 63% more freight across the English Channel

    This spring DFDS introduced the new vessels CÔTE DES DUNES and CÔTE DES FLANDRES on Dover – Calais route. With CALAIS SEAWAYS, this is enhancing DFDS’ daily schedule of sailings between Dover and Calais by up to 30 departures per day.

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  • DFDS plans to add new ships to the fleet

    DFDS plans to add new ships to the fleet

    Success is always accompanied by new challenges. DFDS has been very successful in making the sea transport offering attractive to their customers. This continued in the second quarter of 2016, which saw a general increase in freight volumes on their ships by a third.

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  • DFDS weighs containers to help customers

    DFDS weighs containers to help customers

    As from 1 July 2016, all containers lifted onto a vessel must have an indication of their weight. Therefore, DFDS will offer weighing service to customers.

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  • Stricter EU sulphur rules: 1.5 years later

    Stricter EU sulphur rules: 1.5 years later

    It has been 1.5 years since the EU introduced stricter sulphur limits for North European shipping. DFDS is one of the pioneers in this field, with 17 ships being fitted with scrubbers.

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  • Cuxhaven to extend its port area

    Cuxhaven to extend its port area

    In 2017, the German port of Cuxhaven, will be extended with 85,000 m2 new land. This means 30% extra storage and capacity to berth four freight ships. And the other good news: it will be situated right next to DFDS’ current terminal and is thus perfectly located to help grow DFDS’ freight services.

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  • How DFDS reduces empty driving

    How DFDS reduces empty driving

    DFDS has a strong focus on reducing the kilometres driven without cargo – the so-called empty driving. Reducing this will cut costs, and is – above all – very beneficial to improve the company’s carbon footprint.

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  • Customer demand increases capacity on DFDS’ Baltic routes

    Customer demand increases capacity on DFDS’ Baltic routes

    By adding an extra vessel to the ferry routes and by increasing the number of sailings, DFDS seeks to meet its customers’ demand for extra capacity.

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  • DFDS is to lengthen a freight vessel by 30 metres

    DFDS is to lengthen a freight vessel by 30 metres

    This summer, DFDS will lengthen one of its freight vessels by 30 metres, adding more than 800 lane metres’ capacity to the ship. This is equivalent to about 55 trailers.

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Young Lithuanian designer wins DFDS’ 150th anniversary poster competition

Young Lithuanian designer wins DFDS’ 150th anniversary poster competition

An international jury of design experts selected Živilė Čepulytė’s poster design as the best out of 400 entries from all of Europe. As the winner, she will receive EUR 3,500 and the poster will be used in ferries, terminals and offices throughout the DFDS network.

30% more freight across the English Channel in the 3rd quarter

30% more freight across the English Channel in the 3rd quarter

The English Channel stands out clearly, with a growth in freight volumes of 30% and 15% more passengers who chose to cross the Channel in the third quarter compared with the same quarter last year.

Increasing volumes grow results

Increasing volumes grow results

The Q3 results reflect the increasing volumes in freight which DFDS will accommodate by increasing the capacity in the fleet.

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