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North Sea: Competitor considers EU action against DFDS

The battle of the North Sea between DFDS and their new Swedish competitor NTEX on the lucrative routes from Sweden is underway

The new Swedish DFDS competitor and former major client on the lucrative route between Gothenburg and England, the freight forwarder NTEX, considers complaining over the Danish shipping company to the European Commission according to a ShippingWatch interview with the Managing Director in NTEX, Thomas Ström.

“DFDS has had a monopoly of this route for more than 30 years and the shipping company is very aggressive when defending their position. That is why we are very cautious when stating anything, but I am willing to inform you that we consider an EU action on the grounds of DFDS punishing NTEX for not freighting all our volume with them”, says Thomas Ström and continues:

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