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DFDS overcomes Brexit fears to post strong financial results for 2016

DFDS overcomes Brexit fears to post strong financial results for 2016

22 February 2017 Cruise News

Ferry and logistics business DFDS reports no negative impact on volumes from the Brexit effect as it continues to post record earnings. The company’s annual report for 2016 showed that freight volumes and UK-Continental trade flows are holding up well despite the result of the UK referendum last June.

Freight boom for DFDS Seaways on Dover routes

Freight boom for DFDS Seaways on Dover routes

18 August 2016 Cruise News

A 63 per cent increase in freight volumes on the Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais routes in the second quarter of 2016 has helped DFDS register a positive financial performance for the first half of the year. The growth, which has been achieved following the introduction of two new ships on the Dover-Calais service, is the strongest recorded in the company’s history.

DFDS Seaways breaks records on Channel crossing

DFDS Seaways breaks records on Channel crossing

13 May 2016 Cruise News

DFDS recorded a record month for freight on its Dover to France routes in March, carrying more than 110,000 vehicles for the first time. The company reached the milestone following the introduction of two new ships, the Cotes des Dunes and the Cotes des Flandres, on its Dover-Calais service to provide 15 daily departures each way on the route.

DFDS enjoys record breaking passenger numbers in 2015

DFDS enjoys record breaking passenger numbers in 2015

10 May 2016 Cruise News

Award-winning ferry operator DFDS enjoyed a record year on its Newcastle to Amsterdam service in 2015, carrying more than 580,000 passengers. The result was boosted by the company’s strongest ever May to September performance, during which the two ships on the route carried more than a quarter of a million people.

DFDS Seaways welcomes latest vessel to Dover-Calais route

DFDS Seaways welcomes latest vessel to Dover-Calais route

25 February 2016 Cruise News Tourism News

Award-winning ferry operator DFDS has welcomed its second new ferry, Côte des Flandres, on its Dover-Calais service. The ship sailed into Dover last night at 20:15 after its inaugural voyage from Calais. The passenger and freight ferry has been transformed in her brand new DFDS livery, mirroring sister ship, Côte des Dunes, which came into service on February 9th.

Côte des Dunes joins DFDS Calais-Dover route

Côte des Dunes joins DFDS Calais-Dover route

10 February 2016 Cruise News

The new ships will join Calais Seaways on the service, enhancing DFDS’ daily schedule of sailings between Dover and Calais to up to 30 per day. When combined with DFDS’ three ferries on the Dover-Dunkirk route, DFDS will now operate the largest fleet on the Dover Strait, with up to 54 daily sailings to the two French ports.

DFDS Seaways takes top World Travel Awards title in Sardinia

DFDS Seaways takes top World Travel Awards title in Sardinia

11 September 2015 Cruise News Travel Events News

DFDS Seaways has been awarded the prestigious accolade of Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala 2015 in Sardinia, Italy for the fourth year in a row. The World Travel Awards, hailed as the premier awards programme for the travel and tourism industry, are designed to recognise commitment to excellence throughout the global travel, tourism and hospitality sector.