UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the seal of approval for the cooperation deal between Danish carrier DFDS and British P&O Ferries regarding collaboration on the Dover-Calais passage, according to Bloomberg News.
DFDS has previously made changes to the deal with P&O in order to meet demands from the UK authorities.
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