DFDS

17 Aug 2017
The increase in earnings was driven mainly by higher freight traffic on North Sea and Baltic Sea routes.
07 Feb 2017
Freight traffic grew by double digits across the DFDS network, and cargo rates increased.
15 Nov 2016
DFDS boosted operating profit by double digits in the third quarter and upgraded its full-year outlook.
DFDS got a boost from British competition regulators, who told rival Eurotunnel it could no longer operate cross-channel maritime services.
22 Aug 2016
DFDS raised its full-year outlook and increased profit following a strong second quarter at a time other transportation companies have posted losses or downgraded their full-year outlooks.
12 May 2016
DFDS posted record-high first-quarter earnings as freight traffic soared.
15 Feb 2016
DFDS almost doubled its operating profit in the fourth quarter of 2015 on increased freight volumes on its key north European short-sea routes that helped to deliver a record full year performance.
23 Nov 2015
DFDS’s record quarterly profit has highlighted the rebound in northern Europe’s short sea shipping traffic and the positive impact of low fuel prices as ships face tougher environmental standards.
08 Jun 2015
LONDON – Eurotunnel, the operator of the subsea rail link between the U.K. and France, has sold its ferry operation to rival carrier DFDS a year after British regulators demanded its withdrawal from the cross-Channel route.
DFDS Logistics, ship loading
21 May 2015
DFDS, the short-sea shipping and logistics group, raised its full year earnings outlook after operating profit surged 150 percent in the first quarter as higher freight traffic on its North European network offset lower volumes on Russian routes.
26 Feb 2015
DFDS's pre-tax profit soared 56 percent in 2014, driven by increased short sea traffic on its key North Sea trades and reduced losses on the English Channel.
02 Jan 2015
Short sea container lines and feeder operators in northern Europe are bracing for bankruptcies, shotgun sales and shuttered services in the coming months following the introduction of tough ship emission regulations that will significantly increase fuel costs on some of the world’s busiest shipping routes.
24 Nov 2014
DFDS’s third quarter profit soared 17 percent even as northern Europe’s leading short-sea shipping and logistics operator closed routes and rejigged its network as Russian sanctions hit its key Baltic trades.
ship in Black Sea
19 Sep 2014
DFDS, one of Europe’s largest short sea-shipping and logistics operators, this week announced plans to close a second route in response to tougher environmental regulations that will sharply increase the cost of ships’ fuel from 2015.
03 Jul 2014
DFDS, northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, confirmed it is one of the companies participating in the sale of UN Ro-Ro, the Turkish roll-on, roll-off carrier.
30 Apr 2014
DFDS today said it is shuttering a route between the U.K. and Denmark in response to tougher environmental regulations coming into force in January that will sharply raise the cost of ships’ fuel.
03 Mar 2014
DFDS is eyeing further acquisitions to consolidate its position as northern Europe’s largest short sea shipping and logistics group following strong profit growth in challenging market conditions in 2013.
Magnolia Seaways, one of three vessels serving the Ghent-Gothenburg route.
20 Nov 2013
Third quarter profit for DFDS, the European short sea shipping and logistics group, rose 13 percent from a year ago as higher North Sea volumes more than offset lower traffic in the Baltic region.
05 Sep 2013
A.P. Moller-Maersk is selling its 31.3 percent stake in DFDS, a Danish shipping and logistics company, in a further divestment of non-core assets...
22 Aug 2013
DFDS’s operating profit grew 5 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, as a rebound in traffic on key North Sea routes offset a slowdown in Russian shipments and increased competition on the English Channel.
24 Jun 2013
DFDS’s bid to buy Scandlines, a German-Danish ferry operator, was not accepted, meaning DFDS is no longer part of the sales process.
22 May 2013
Denmark’s DFDS reported its pre-tax loss in the seasonally weak first quarter widened to 118 million kroner ($ 20.5 million) from 98 million kroner ($17 million) a year earlier, as cargo traffic stalled on its key North Sea and Baltic shipping routes.
03 May 2013
DFDS confirmed today it has submitted a bid for Scandlines, the Danish-German ferry operator, which has been put up for sale by its private equity owners.
Unifeeder at Hamburg
05 Apr 2013
The acquisition of Unifeeder by Nordic Capital announced today is likely to hasten consolidation of the North Sea and Baltic markets.
01 Mar 2013
Denmark’s DFDS, northern Europe’s largest short sea shipping company, saw pre-tax profit fall 80 percent in 2012 from the previous year on flat freight volumes and overcapacity in its key markets.
03 Jan 2013
DFDS, a short-sea transportation company in North Europe, has confirmed that its negotiations with the German shipyard P+S Werften concerning the construction of two roll-on, roll-off ships are ongoing.
16 Nov 2012
DFDS, Europe’s leading short-sea shipping company, reported operating profit in its traditionally busy third quarter decl
18 Jun 2010
European Union regulators cleared Danish shipping line DFDS to complete its $425 million acquisition of rival roll on-roll off carrier Norfolkline from A.P.