DFDS Seaways has been providing shipping services in the Scandinavian and North Sea region for over 140 years. The Second World War saw further losses to the company, with nine ships lost before the German invasion of Denmark in April 1940. Between the years of 1988 and 1999 DFDS Seaways operated under the name Scandinavian Seaways. Following the acquisition of Norfolkline in 2010, DFDS restructured its other shipping divisions (DFDS Tor Line and DFDS Lisco) into the previously passenger-only operation of DFDS Seaways. DFDS Seaways ofrece increíbles experiencias marítimas en forma de mini cruceros, así como servicios de transporte de pasajeros con sus vehículos que desean viajar por toda Europa y Escandinavia. The MS Winston Churchill was built in 1967 by Cantieri Navali del Tirreno e Riuniti S.P.A. Riva Trigoso, Genoa, Italy. A large number of DFDS ships fell into British hands after the German invasion, and they were used as troopships. It was formed as merger of DFDS' and Tor Line's freight operations after DFDS bought the latter in 1982 (until 1988 the passenger service between Sweden and the United Kingdom was also marketed as DFDS Tor Line). . TORREMOLINOS walking tour, Costa del Sol, Andalusia, Spain 🇪🇸 - Duration: 1:09:17. Gradually, the routes that had been discontinued since the beginning of the war, were reopened. LNER - London & North Eastern Railway and Scandinavian-American Line. In 1957, Nordana Line - cargo service Gulf of Mexico-Mediterranean - began. This page last updated June 22, 2019. [3] The Scandinavian-American Line continued trading to the United States until 1935.[4]. Established in August 1997 Norfolkline Containers was set up to offer Direct Port-to-Port services between Ireland and mainland Europe[citation needed]. England entered service on a route connecting Esbjerg to Harwich. DFDS Seaways is the shipping division of DFDS A/S operating a network of 25 shipping routes with 50 freight and passenger ships on the North Sea, Baltic Sea and the English Channel. Stettin, Copenhagen, Arendal, Christiansand S, Stavanger, Haugesund, Bergen, Aalesund, Christiansund N, Trondheim. In addition to the ferries Tor Britannia, Tor Scandinavia and MS Prinz Hamlet that were acquired with these two deals, DFDS also purchased the Effoa ferry Wellamo in 1981, renaming her Dana Gloria. You may use my images on another website. has a page on DFDS Seaways is a website with pages on DFDS (Domestic routes) and [6] In 2010, DFDS sold DFDS Canal Tours because it was not regarded as a core activity. See also the shipping in 1971 section. The 1980s saw period of growth for DFDS, with the acquisition of Tor Line and Prinzenlinien. Tietgen. DFDS 1866-1991: Ship Development through 125 years - from Paddle Steamer to Ro/Ro Ship (in Danish and English). DFDS Lys Line To prevent her usage by the Germans, vital engine parts were "lost", only to be discovered after the end of the war. DFDS Lys Line transported freight from Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Italy, offering door-to-door transportation. DFDS Seaways is a Danish shipping company that operates passenger and freight services … this page. Tietgen merged the three biggest Danish steamship companies of that day. In Europe, the company also offers intermodal solutions to and from other European markets. and preferably provide a link to my Introduction page. The passenger ships served on routes connecting Denmark to Norway, the UK, Faroe Islands, Iceland and Finland (though the Finland service was discontinued in 1966) alongside domestic services. DFDS Seaways File:Dfds 2015 logo.svg Industry Freight Transportation Passenge/Car Transportation Genre Ferry Company Predecessor DFDS Tor Line DFDS Lisco Scandinavian Seaways Norfolkline Headquarters Copenhagen, Kong Olav V, m.s. The Simplon Postcards website DFDS was founded in 1866, when C.F. 1982 also saw the beginning of an ambitious project of operating a large ferry/cruise ship, MS Scandinavia, on the US East Coast under the brand of Scandinavian World Cruises. Tonnage was designed to accommodate this, and all DFDS passenger routes were served by passenger ships with roll on/roll off facilities. specifically for the Esbjerg-Harwich route), 3)) Ancona, Patras, Heraklion, Alexandria. However, the Copenhagen—Aalborg service was closed that same year, in 1970. In addition, DFDS operated various domestic services in Denmark. Subcategories This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total. A great chapter in the history of DFDS had come to an end. ISBN 87-980030-0-3. In 1999, DFDS took over Dan Transport Holding, including the Dan Transport Travel Bureau and Canal Tours Copenhagen. operated under the Scandinavian-American Line brand, see DFDS Logistics operates land transport and logistics activities including the former DFDS Lys Line and DFDS … See the archives section for more brochures of DFDS. Since the 1980s, DFDS' focus for shipping has been northern Europe. In April 2018, European shipping and logistics group DFDS signed an agreement with the owners of the Turkish shipping company U.N. Ro-Ro to acquire the shares in the company.[8]. Thank you! The new division soon expanded, first in Sweden and subsequently acquired several forwarding companies, e.g. In 1988, it was decided to use Scandinavian Seaways for the DFDS passenger operations as a whole. MS Crown Seaways is a cruiseferry operated by DFDS Seaways on a route connecting Copenhagen, Denmark to Oslo, Norway. Dana Anglia - Scandinavian Seaways blue/white Dana Anglia - DFDS Seaways blue/white- second version Duke of Scandinavia - DFDS: New name from 2002-2006 Pont L'Abbé - Brittany Ferries 2006- Associated Pages:-DFDS Norfolkline employed more than 2,200 employees in 13 countries across Europe, operating out of 35 different locations. Below is an overview of the shipping activities that are integrated in the DFDS Group. The rail and land based haulage and container activities are operated by DFDS Logistics. In June 2001, the deal to acquire a 76.4 per cent shareholding in the Lithuanian shipping company LISCO was finalised. (No vessels mentioned in the brochure, but there is a photo of the England; the above ships are listed in another schedule issued During the post-war depression, a further 30 ships were laid up. For the first time in DFDS's history, the company played the role of cross-trader. 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In 1989-1990, the tonnage on the Oslo—Copenhagen route was renewed with the entering into service in June 1990 of Queen Of Scandinavia, a ship with a capacity of 2,000 passengers and 400 cars. 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In 1965, the Transport Rationalization Department, which later became DFDS Transport, began its activities. With room for 2,168 guests this cruise ferry offers an abundance of facilities including a wide range of restaurants, shops and bars. Akershus, the first real passenger-and-car ship which could also take trucks and trailers, was entered into service on the Frederikshavn-Oslo route. The operation of DFDS Lys Line were integrated into DFDS following the acquisition of Norfolkline in 2010. Die Crown Seaways ist eine 1994 als Crown of Scandinavia in Dienst gestelltes Fährschiff der dänischen Reederei Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab. DFDS Lisco had subsidiaries in Germany (DFDS Lisco GmbH), Sweden (DFDS Tor Line AB), Latvia (DFDS Tor Line SIA) and Russia (OOO DFDS Lisco). 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