New sulphur regulations shut down DFDS service

By the end of September this year DFDS will shut down its service from Esbjerg to Harwich. The move is a result of the new sulphur regulations, which are making DFDS consolidate as the carrier combines two routes. Additional services could be closed.

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DFDS has announced that the carrier is shutting down the freight and passenger service Esbjerg-Harwich. As ShippingWatch reported in February, DFDS has for a long time harbored planned to shut down as many as seven routes that could become unprofitable, and the carrier has now announced the first of these closures.

Seven DFDS routes could be shut down 

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