Unifeeder

UniFeeder is a privately held logistics and transportation company with one of the largest feeder and short-sea networks in northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Founded in 1977, the Aarhus, Denmark-based company operates a fleet of 59 vessels with total capacity of 63,982 TEUs. The company employs approximately 350 individuals divided between 13 offices in 12 countries. It also operates 37 ports with vessels making nearly 7,500 calls annually.

Unifeeder acquired United Feeder Service to create the largest pan-European feeder operator in October 2013. Unifeeder transports more than two million containers a year between ports in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, the Nordic region and the Baltic Sea. UFS‘s 25 vessels serve ports across the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

A Unifeeder container ship.
02 Aug 2018
The new loop with calls at Antwerp, Dunkirk, Teesport, and Grangemouth will start with weekly sailings every Wednesday (Antwerp) and Thursday (Dunkirk) on Aug 15.
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.
Unifeeder vessel at a berth
26 Sep 2013
Unifeeder, the north European short sea shipping line, said it has agreed to acquire United Feeder Service to create the largest pan-European feeder operator.
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.
Unifeeder vessel.
05 Apr 2013
Nordic Capital has agreed to buy Unifeeder, Europe’s largest short-sea container line, from the U.K.’s Montagu Private Equity for an undisclosed price.
31 Aug 2012
Denmark’s Unifeeder has acquired Rotterdam-based Feederlink Shipping from Irish Continental Group in a $36 million deal that accelerates the consolidation of northern Europe’s short sea sh
14 Sep 2010
Container ship charter rates are edging higher despite slowing cargo volume and softening liner freight rates as some leading ocean carriers continue to add capacity in a bid to boost market share.