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Eurotunnel accuses DFDS of unfair competition on English Channel

Getlink, which owns the railroad service Eurotunnel under the English Channel, accuses ferry operators DFDS and P&O ferries of having struck an unfair deal on the Dover-Calais route in terms of competition. DFDS CEO Torben Carlsen rejects the accusation to ShippingWatch.

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Danish ferry operator and logistics firm DFDS has come under fire from competition authorities and major competitor Eurotunnel regarding cargo transport over the English Channel.

Getlink, which owns the railroad service Eurotunnel in the English Channel, has complained to competition authorities over an agreement and collaboration that DFDS made earlier this year with British competitor P&O Ferries regarding the passenger and freight route Dover-Calais.

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