DFDS makes short list for new Brexit contracts

The UK has invited Danish ferry operator DFDS to bid on a new round of Brexit contracts. DFDS has previously won a contract, which ended up being canceled when Brexit was postponed.

The new contracts will increase capacity outside the main routes, Dover-Calais and Dunkirk-Boulogne. | Photo: Gareth Fuller / AP / Ritzau Scanpix

Ferry operator DFDS is among eight shipping companies allowed to bid in a new round of Brexit contracts in the UK.

With just over a month until the UK's exit from the EU and no significant progress in its negotiations with the union, the country has started preparing for the risks of a hard Brexit.

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