Coronavirus prompts DFDS to temporarily close Copenhagen-Oslo ferry service

New measures against the coronavirus in Norway have DFDS shutting down the ferry route between Copenhagen and Oslo from March 16 to April 1.

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Ferry operator DFDS has decided to close its route between Copenhagen and Oslo from March 16 to April 1 at the earliest, the shipping line says in a notice to Nasdaq Copenhagen Friday afternoon.

"The suspension of the route is a consequence of the new national measures to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus in both Denmark and Norway," DFDS informs.

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