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.
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.
05 Apr 2013
The acquisition of Unifeeder by Nordic Capital announced today is likely to hasten consolidation of the North Sea and Baltic markets.