DFDS Ferry with 335 People On Board Loses Power in Baltic Sea

Update: A representative of Danish ferry operator DFDS said the Regina Seaways has a technical problem, but it is not on fire. The ferry is expected to be towed to the Lithuanian port town of Klaipeda. VILNIUS, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A Lithuanian-flagged ferry carrying 335 people is powerless in the Baltic Sea but no one is reported injured, a spokesman for Danish ferry company … [Read more...]

Interview: Poul Woodall, Director of Environment & Sustainability at DFDS, Talks Emissions, Environmental Regulations and LNG

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Poul Woodall is Director, Environment & Sustainability at DFDS A/S, with over 40 years of international shipping experience, Ro-Ro and passenger segments. Poul specialises in environmental compliance, ensuring the conformity with the changing laws and regulations, with a focus on meeting and exceeding industry … [Read more...]

DFDS Agrees to Buy U.N. Ro-Ro for $1.2 Billion

By Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN, April 12 (Reuters) - Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has agreed to buy Turkish freight shipping operator U.N. Ro-Ro from Turkish private equity firms Actera Group and Esas Holdings for 950 million euros ($1.17 billion) on a debt-free basis. It marks a change of course for the Turkish company, which had planned an initial public offering … [Read more...]

Danish DFDS To Buy Turkish U.N. Ro-Ro in $1.2 billion deal

by Teis Jensen (Reuters) - Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has agreed to buy Turkish freight shipping operator U.N. Ro-Ro from Turkish private equity firms Actera Group and Esas Holdings for 950 million euros ($1.17 billion) on a debt-free basis. It marks a change of course for the Turkish company, which had planned an initial public offering for up to 57.7 … [Read more...]

MSC Containership Collides with RoRo in the Netherlands

Authorities in the Netherlands are investigating a collision involving an MSC containership and a DFDS roll-on/roll-off cargo ship over the weekend. The incident occurred Saturday morning off Vlissingen, Netherlands when the 270-meter MSC Madrid struck the port side of the Ro-Ro Primula Seaways as the containership sailed for Antwerp, Belgium. Both ships were damaged in … [Read more...]