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Battle on the Channel has cost DFDS around USD 32,4 million

In early March DFDS will receive the first hints indicating the eventual outcome of the battle on the English Channel. So far the dispute has cost the carrier approximately USD 42.4 million. 

Ferry operations on the English Channel has been costly for DFDS in recent years due to the ongoing competition dispute with French Groupe Eurotunnel. Around USD 24 million in 2012 and USD 18.4 million in 2013, CEO Niels Smedegaard tells ShippingWatch.

The decision was recently postponed 14 days - just the latest of several postponements - which is why DFDS is "longing to hear the British Competition Commission's final ruling":

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