Eurotunnel hopes DFDS will secure French workers

Eurotunnel expects that DFDS will act as "constructively" as in 2012 and secure the employment of the French workers on board the two vessels that DFDS is now set acquire.

Eurotunnel is now expressing hopes that DFDS will take over the French workers on the two ferries in relation to DFDS's acquisition of the vessels that sail between Dover and Calais. Eurotunnel refers to the "constructive manner" in which DFDS handled the situation back in 2012 when the Danish shipping and logistics company intended to take over the ships from the remains of the bankrupt SeaFrance. The vessels were instead acquired by Eurotunnel.

After several years of legal battles regarding Eurotunnel's entrance into ferry operations on the shortest and most attractive route between the UK and France, Eurotunnel announced Sunday that a binding agreement has been made with DFDS for an acquisition of the ferries.

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