DFDS Confirms Negotiations with P+S Werften on Ro-ro Pair

DFDS, the Danish shipping and logistics company, confirmed Thursday that it is in fact negotiating with the struggling German shipyard P+S Werften concerning the construction of two ro-ro's first ordered back in November 2010. DFDS had cancelled its previous contracts with P+S Werften for the two ships after the yard filed for insovency in August when talks with creditors, … [Read more...]

Scandlines Cancels Newbuild Pair at P+S Werften

German ferry operator Scandlines said Tuesday that the company has decided to cancel contracts for two newbuild ferries with insolvent German shipyard, P+S Werften GmbH. The two new vessels were originally ordered in 2010 to service the Gedser – Rostock route starting this past summer but "severe technical problems" during the building process had delayed delivery of … [Read more...]

P+S Werften Loses DFDS Newbuild Pair

DFDS (DFDS.KO), the Danish shipping and logistics company, said Thursday it has cancelled contracts with German shipyard P+S Werften GmbH for a pair of new ships ordered in November 2010. DFDS says that the contracts have been cancelled as the shipyard "breached several terms of the contracts." In August, P+S Werften filed for insolvency with the local court of Stralsund, … [Read more...]

Germany’s P+S Werften Files for Insolvency

German shipbuilder P+S Werften GmbH on Wednesday said it has filed for insolvency with the local court of Stralsund, Germany, after talks with creditors, customers and suppliers broke down. “In recent days we have explored all options in our attempts to reach a solution," said Rüdiger Fuchs, who has been CEO of P+S WERFTEN since August, 7 2012. "We have provided open … [Read more...]

New Ferry For Scandlines Launched – “Berlin”

Scandlines and P + S shipyards are celebrating another milestone on their way to putting their two new builds into service. Today the “Berlin” came into contact with the element water for the first time before some 150 guests from the world of politics and business at the P + S shipyard in Stralsund. At 10.55 a.m. the premier of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Erwin … [Read more...]