Clipper controls a fifth of the Irish Sea

After a fairly moderate start in the company Seatruck on the Irish Sea, with a market share of 4 percent, Clipper now controls more than a fifth. This has made it possible to raise prices.

Photo: Martin Mydtskov Rønne

The Clipper company Seatruck’s ro-ro routes in the Irish Sea have long been a sore point for the shipping company. But conditions changed radically about a year ago when DFDS decided to withdraw from the Irish Sea, which in turn has generated a significantly bigger market share for Clipper. Today the shipping company controls 21 percent of the market and has been able to raise prices by 15 percent since July last year.

According to Clipper partner Per Gullestrup, this has been absolutely crucial for the development of Seatruck.

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