About DFDS

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DFDS purpose and strategy

DFDS strives for continuous improvement of our customer services and operational efficiency, development of our digital capabilities, and leveraging the strength of our European platform through acquisition.

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In 2019, DFDS' revenue increased to about 16 and a half billion DKK.

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DFDS has a two-tier management structure with an independent Board of Directors.

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How DFDS is structured

DFDS' business structure comprises of two divisions and two corporate service functions.

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Governance and policies

Our policies for corporate governance, diversity and remuneration are continuously evaluated with due consideration to current legislation, practice and recommendations.


Our history

Our story begins in 1866, when C.F. Tietgen merged four Danish steamship companies of the day. Since then, DFDS has developed into a major European shipping and logistics company.

Taking responsibility

Taking responsibility

DFDS aspires to act responsibly when we carry passangers and freight on our ships and provide transport and logistics solutions to manufacturers.


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