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Belysning jul

It is Christmas time, and we can prove it. Watch this fantastic video about lighting the famous Christmas tree that, with the help of DFDS, has come from Norway to Trafalgar Square in London for a beautiful lighting ceremony. It is the ultimate sign of Christmas at DFDS. Usually, our colleagues invite children from schools and […]

Brexit: Chris Parker forklarer

The end of the transition period is near – terribly near – and the public is struggling to understand what it will mean for them and trade. It isn’t easy to explain what will happen, but few are doing as good a job at it as our very own Chris Parker from Dover. Use the […]

Følg OFC Business Cruise på LinkedIn

With a dedicated Linkedin page connected to the DFDS Group page, Passenger Marketing is increasing awareness of the onboard propositions for our B2B passenger segment on the  Oslo – Frederikshavn – Copenhagen route that for example includes conference guests.  Together with colleagues in the Campaign Marketing team, Nanna Isaksen and Vincent Bakker from the Marketing Distribution team will create and share content to increase awareness and performance while highlighting the great concept of what a Business and Conference Cruise can offer.  The showcase page will […]

Baltikum klar til jul

Even though there is still a little way until Santa Claus is coming to town (unless the travel restrictions stop him), our colleagues on our Baltic routes are eager to help our passengers get into the holiday spirit. To do that, all the Baltic ferries have been filled with festive decorations and cozy light displays […]

DFDS er verdens førende færgeselskab

Vi er begejstrede for at meddele, at DFDS er blevet tildelt verdens førende færgeselskab for tiende år i træk ved World Travel Awards ™. Dette følger vores sejr tidligere i år af Europas førende færgeselskab. Præmierne anerkender ekspertise inden for den globale rejse- og turismeindustri, og vinderne afgøres med stemmer fra offentligheden og rejsebranchen. Peder Gellert, vicepræsident [...]

Ny direkte Irland - EU rute

Den nye rute giver kunder i Irland og på kontinentet mulighed for at transportere deres varer direkte til eller fra andre EU-lande uden toldformaliteter, ekstra omkostninger og mulige ventetider. Den 2. januar 2021 påbegynder DFDS sejlads på en ny god færgerute mellem Rosslare i [...]

Ny kontrakt med dansk forsvar

On Tuesday 24 November 2020, Lieutenant Colonel Morten Kranker and Director Bo T. Nielsen for the Danish Defence and EVP Peder Gellert and Director Fleet Management Henrik Tidblad for DFDS signed an agreement. It means that DFDS must make ships available for maritime transport of military equipment when requested by the Danish Defence. In the […]

DFDS byder juletræet velkommen

Vores kolleger i Immingham har budt velkommen til en berømt festlig levering til havnen - Trafalgar Square juletræ! Træet er et taknemmeligt tegn fra folket i Oslo, Norge, for Storbritanniens støtte og hjælp under Anden Verdenskrig, en årlig tradition, der begyndte i 1947. Årets træ er omkring 23 meter højt og [...]

Ny kunst på baltiske færger

BU Baltic Passenger has recently launched another art exhibition. This time compelling paper collages by local artist Donata Buivydė will decorate the six passenger ferries in the Baltics until March 2021.   Vilma Songailaite, Communications and Marketing Manager, is excited to look for artists and organise the semi-annual art exhibitions. She says: “It is really a win-win for all. We get to use our […]

Vellykket lancering af ny ro-pax til Baltikum

Friday the 13th is considered a unlucky day in Western superstition. Fortunately this is not the case in China. So despite of the date we were confident that the launch of our second ro-pax newbuilding for the Baltics at the Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) would be a success story. The launching ceremony took place at […]

"Vi bærer for kvinder" går stærkt

We Carry for Women, the CSR project by BU MED and the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER), continues providing benefits to Turkish women entrepreneurs. The project has been making a real contribution to the business world by transporting women entrepreneurs’ products to European countries for free. As an ongoing project, it is already making a notable change in the industry. Applications were received […]

Q3-resultater: Bedre end oprindeligt forventet

We just published DFDS results for the third quarter. Operating profit was DKK 846 million, which is DKK 349 million less than last year’s third quarter operating profit. The reduction is mainly due to our passenger business being severely hit by COVID-19 travel restrictions. However, the result is better than originally expected, as the freight […]

DK-skibe: Ingen britisk shoreorlov

Following the UK government’s UK entry restrictions for travelers from Denmark after the discovery of a mutated Coronavirus in mink, DFDS has been in contact with the UK authorities about how to handle the entry restrictions and keep everyone safe. “This means that ships calling at UK ports from Danish ports and vessels calling at […]

DK-UK sejlads fortsætter

New travel restrictions due to mutated coronavirus will not affect sailings on DFDS routes. DFDS sailings on Esbjerg-Immingham and  Copenhagen-Frederikshavn-Oslo won’t be affected by the recent lockdown of Northern Jutland and tightened UK travel restrictions, which were decided after the Danish government informed about cases with a mutated coronavirus spreading from  mink to humans. “The […]

Ny afdeling i teknisk

In order to support DFDS’ strategic ambitions, Technical Organisation has established a new Performance Department. It will be managed by Lina Barsøe Rønn Christensen, who has, at the same time, been promoted to Performance Manager. “Lina’s primary tasks will be to enhance and improve our current monitoring systems that monitor vessels’ performance, and define and set new standards, including target settings to provide sufficient guidance and support for the Climate Action Plans in the coming year,” says […]

NorthSea Terminal i nyt samarbejde med rederiet MSC

NorthSea terminal in Brevik, Norway. After long negotiations with shipping company MSC, it is a pleasure to announce that from 11 November the NorthSea terminal in Brevik will deliver port service to MSC’s container shipping service in the Oslofjord. Thorbjørn Aasig Lund, Managing Director in Brevik, says: “We are looking forward to the collaboration with […]

Ny AEOF-certificering til DFDS

In Spring 2019 a working group was formed to prepare the AEOF application for DFDS Logistics Karlshamn AB and DFDS Logistics AB. Sofie Fredrikson, Mats Rodin and Bodil Johansson were the core members. At the end of October they submitted their application and the next step in the journey towards AEOF was taken.    Sofie Fredrikson, Mats Rodin and Bodil Johansson  Authorized Economic Operator – Full (AEOF) certification is the highest […]

Ny kaj godt i gang i Karlshamn

The expansion of the new berth in Port of Karlshamn is in full swing as you can see on the photos in the gallery. Thank you to Johan Stegerö for sharing the pictures.  Work commenced in May 2020 and the brand-new berth is expected to be operational Q2 2021 to accept the two 230m long combined freight and passenger ferries that will arrive in summer of the same year.  The reduction of […]

Nyt jernbanesystem i BU Med

You might have noticed that use of rail services as part of a freight transport chain – intermodal transportation – is developing throughout DFDS. The Intermodal Department and Trieste terminal are well versed in this practice and are currently running about 56 round trips per week to many European destinations.  To improve the shift from road to rail and ferry, BU Med has successfully implemented a new system called ‘r2L-traileruse’. It is devised by transport and logistics company and important customer for BU Med, Vega. Before going into what the new system can do, here […]

Covid-19: DFDS reducerer sejlads på Danmark - Norge

COVID-19: Et af de to skibe, der betjener DFDS 'passagerruter på København - Oslo og Frederikshavn - Oslo, bliver midlertidigt lagt op på grund af strammere rejsebegrænsninger. Desværre vil 20 tjenere blive berørt, mens andre kolleger fastholder deres job som følge af en fagforeningsaftale, flytning til andre skibe osv. Stigende infektionsrater og strengere rejsebegrænsninger har yderligere reduceret antallet af passagerer på DFDS 'passagerfærge. ruter på København - Oslo og Frederikshavn - Oslo i de seneste uger. “Med [...]

COVID-19 testgade i Vlaardingen

Sidste uge kunne vi dele et initiativ til at lave COVID-19-test på vores kontor i IJmuiden, og det ser ud til, at andre kolleger også har taget testen til vores egne lokaler. Sidste tirsdag åbnede Susanne Hamelink, HR-direktør Kontinent, Jorik van Oosterom, Terminal Operations Manager og Richard van Kleef, Manager Stevedoring Gate & Security, en COVID-19 testgade for kolleger fra Ferry og [...]

Klimaplan: hvordan måler vi dens virkning?

A few weeks ago, The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a charity that runs a global environmental disclosure system for investors, companies, cities and states, sent a letter to companies emitting substantial amounts of greenhouse gases. The letter urged the companies to use science-based targets (SBTi) in line with the Paris Agreement to avert climate change.  DFDS was one of three Danish companies to receive this letter. “We have a new climate plan and concrete initiatives in place […]

Immingham føler sig elektrisk

Frances Williams, HR Director UK & Ireland, and Andrew Byrne, Managing Director in Immingham, at his fully electric vehicle Getting the house in order is the third track in our climate plans. It deals with the 10% of our total emissions not derived from ship. Facilities, terminal equipment, trucks in logistics, how our buildings consume energy and, what vehicles we […]

Hurtig COVID-19 test i Amsterdam

Et besætningsmedlem testes af en sygeplejerske fra den hollandske agent for SOS, Eurocross. COVID-19-test er hurtigt blevet en nødvendig del af vores daglige liv, og mens vi sikrer vores kollegers og kunders sikkerhed, kan det stadig være en lang proces at vente på et testresultat. Det kan igen medføre problemer i den daglige drift. I Amsterdam, vores hollandske kolleger [...]