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P&O crisis has DFDS seeing "double-digit growth rates" on English Channel

Ferry operator DFDS benefits from competitor P&O Ferries’ crisis, significantly increasing its traffic on the English Channel. And the P&O crisis might provide DFDS with other advantages, says CEO Torben Carlsen.

DFDS CEO Torben Carlsen. | Photo: DFDS

Ferry operator DFDS has enjoyed plenty of tailwinds on its routes on the English Channel, while competitor P&O Ferries has been undermined by a violent political storm in the UK.

While P&O’s ferries have been idle in the Port of Dover after the company illegally mass-fired nearly 800 employees in March to replace them with cheaper labor, DFDS has seen ”strong growth” with ”double-digit growth rates” on its Dover-Calais and Dover-Dunkerque cross-Channel routes, says DFDS Chief Executive Torben Carlsen.

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