DFDS to send up to 2,000 employees home with pay compensation

Up to 2,000 employees on DFDS' passenger routes will be sent home until the end of April. The ferry operator utilizes aid packages and attempts to gain an overview of the corona crisis' consequences for freight routes.

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Ferry operator DFDS expects to send a total of 2,000 employees home on furlough in a number of countries as a consequence of the coronavirus.

Staff will be suspended with fully or partially reduced work hours and "in accordance with the national aid schemes," the carrier informs ShippingWatch, underlining that the situation continuously develops.

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