DFDS history

DFDS celebrates 150 years!

We've been Moved by People for 150 years.

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150 Years in 150 Seconds

It was on this day - December 11, 1866, that DFDS was born - four shipping companies were brought together into one by Danish financier C.F. Tietgen. We wouldn't still be here today, 150 years later, stronger than ever, without our relationship with all of you, our customers and passengers. Thank you, from our CEO Niels Smedegaard and all of us in DFDS.

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