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Karina Deacon new DFDS CFO 2019

July 3, 2019

New CFO for DFDS

Karina Deacon has been appointed new CFO for the DFDS Group starting on 1 January 2020.

Eddie Green and Niklas Andersson

May 24, 2019

Eddie Green to step down as EVP Logistics and take up new role in the UK

Niklas Andersson to become new EVP and Head of Logistics Division. Eddie Green to move back to the UK to head all DFDS Cold Chain business.

DFDS Selcuk Boztepe

May 10, 2019

Despite headwind: Growth in DFDS’ Mediterranean network

Selçuk Boztepe gives his account on the growth of DFDS' Mediterranean network

Gardenia Seaways

May 9, 2019

Brexit stockpiling created temporary volumes peak on DFDS’ ferry routes

In a freight market as huge as in the one to and from the UK, a volume jump of ten per cent from month to month is very unusual. However, due to Brexit, this is what happened on DFDS North Sea and English Channel routes on average during March.

Primula Seaways

May 9, 2019

DFDS enters long term agreement with Stora Enso and opens new route

DFDS to transport 700,000 tons of paper annually for paper producer Stora Enso on a new route between Gothenburg and Zeebrugge. DFDS will acquire two freight ferries for the service. The contract runs for a minimum of five years. DFDS will increase weekly departures between Sweden and Belgium from 8 to 12.

The CO2-neutral biofuel can be used in ships, and DFDS and MASH are currently working on a plan to prepare the biofuel for testing in one of their ship’s engines.

April 25, 2019

DFDS invests in biofuel developer MASH Energy

The start-up company MASH Energy ApS produces bio-oil from agricultural waste. The CO2 neutral biofuel can be used in ships, and the residual product is an effective fertiliser. With its investment of up to DKK 10 million, DFDS is now co-owner of the company and co-responsible for developing a commercially viable alternative to fossil fuels. The plan is to work towards testing the fuel on a DFDS vessel.

Peder Gellert Pedersen - Eva Lundstedt - Selçuk Boztepe at the naming ceremony in Istanbul March 2019

March 8, 2019

DFDS’ largest ferry named and ready for service

On 7 March, DFDS’ largest ferry ever was named Ephesus Seaways at a naming ceremony in Istanbul and will soon set course for its first sailing to Trieste fully loaded with 450 trailers.

Niels Smedegaard 2019

March 4, 2019

Niels Smedegaard to step down as CEO of DFDS. Torben Carlsen to take over

Niels Smedegaard has decided to step down as CEO of DFDS at the end of April.

rail-ferry links between the Mediterranean and Sweden/Norway

March 1, 2019

DFDS strengthens rail-ferry links between Mediterranean and Sweden/Norway

Following the completion of a missing rail link, DFDS now connects Sweden and Norway with Turkey and Southern Europe via efficient and environmentally sound routes that combine ferry and rail services.

Booking tool DFDS Direct

February 7, 2019

DFDS Direct – freight booking in a few clicks

DFDS is building a platform where anyone with a need for door to door transportation can arrange this online with just a few clicks, no matter if they are a customer with DFDS today or not.