What was DFDS called?

What was DFDS called?

In 1866 three Danish shipping companies were merged to form the oldest large shipping company in Denmark: DFDS, ”Det Forenede Dampskibs- Selskab” (The United Steamship Company).

How many ships does DFDS have?

The 6 modern vessels on our Dover to Dunkirk and Dover to Calais routes cross the English Channel up to 54 times every day and boast excellent facilities to keep everyone entertained as they sail.

How many employees does DFDS have?

The DFDS Group has 10,000 employees located across 25 countries and provides shipping and logistics services in Europe generating annual revenues of EUR 2.0bn. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Who are united Seaways?

United Seaways is a company created through the desire to simplify transportation, beginning with trade to and from the UK. We are a team of specialists from the maritime, freight, transport and commerce sectors combining over 100 years of experience.

Who is the owner of DFDS?

Lauritzen Foundation

Type Aktieselskab
Key people Torben Carlsen, CEO Claus V. Hemmingsen, Chairman
Services Freight transport (over sea, land and rail), ferry cruises, logistics.
Revenue EUR 1.6 bn
Owner Lauritzen Foundation 42.8%

Is DFDS a French company?

DFDS is a Danish international shipping and logistics company.

Who are DFDS competitors?

Top Competitors of DFDS

  • Scandlines. 1,533. $555 Million.
  • Sydbank. 2,030. $638 Million.
  • Grimaldi Group. 16,000. $3 Billion.
  • Viking Line. 2,632. $582 Million.
  • Tallink & Silja Line. 7,430. $1 Billion.
  • China COSCO Shipping. 25,002. $17 Billion.
  • Mediterranean Shipping Company. 70,000. $22 Billion.
  • Finnlines. 1,652. $556 Million.