DFDS Chief Exec before Brexit Tuesday: Hard exit is an actual possibility

Anticipation at DFDS will be at its highest on Tuesday when the British Parliament votes on the Brexit deal. A hard Brexit would be indefensible, CEO Niels Smedegaard tell ShippingWatch.

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Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, no Brexit. The sides are drawn sharply on both sides of the English Channel ahead of the vote on Prime Minister Therese May's Brexit plan in the British Parliament on Tuesday.

The UK's exit from the EU, for which the deadline is set for late March, is – for good reason – the top issue for DFDS in 2019.

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