DFDS set to continue Scottish-Belgian service

DFDS has entered an agreement to continue the service between Rosyth, Scotland and Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Photo: Carsten Bundgaard

According to the BBC, Danish carrier DFDS has settled an agreement with Scottish authorities and port operator Forth Ports aimed at securing the future of the ferry service between Rosyth in Scotland and Zeebrugge in Belgium.

The route represents the only direct freight route between Scotland and continental Europe, but the BBC reports that there have been doubts about whether the service would continue to operate, as new EU regulations require carriers to use more environmental - and more expensive - fuel.

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