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In response to current strike action by SeaFrance

Date published: 13 October 2011


DFDS Seaways (formerly Norfolkline) Dover – France ferries is operating a normal service and has availability for additional vehicles and car passengers wishing to travel unaffected by the current strike action by SeaFrance.

All car passengers looking to avoid the strike action are advised to call DFDS Seaways as soon as possible to ensure they secure their crossing.


 

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For more information, please contact Sarah Whelband or Ryan Jones on 01732 779 087 or email sarahw@westgatecomms.com / ryan@westgatecomms.com

 

About DFDS Seaways

DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company.

DFDS Seaways operates a network of 30 routes with 60 freight and passenger ships, while DFDS Logistics provides freight solutions in Europe with trailers, containers, and rail.

DFDS Seaways was recently named as the only recommended ferry operator by Which? Travel (July 2011) and the Dover-France route won The Guardian, Observer and guardian.co.uk travel award for ‘Best Ferry Company’ in 2009, for the second year running. The company was also ‘Highly Recommended’ in the 2007 Telegraph Travel Awards. In the UK, the company operates passenger services on routes from Dover to Dunkirk, Newcastle to Amsterdam, and Harwich to Esbjerg.

DFDS Seaways and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group have recently submitted a joint bid for certain assets of SeaFrance, which is currently under review by the relevant competition authorities, as well as other stakeholders.

DFDS Seaways Dover-Dunkirk has recently carried record car passenger numbers of 100,000 per week over the busy summer period this year, and is continuing to grow its market share of the car passenger English Channel market.

For further information, visit www.dfdsseaways.co.uk