Losses totaling USD 40.5 million, a long and arduous process, and two vandalized ferries. It was not a straightforward and easy move for DFDS to acquire Eurotunnel-owned MyFerryLink's two ferries on the English Channel, explains DFDS CEO Niels Smedegaard when ShippingWatch meets him at the top floor of the shipping company's headquarters in Copenhagen.
"It's been a long and sometimes tiresome battle down there," he says, adding that Eurotunnel's strategy was to force DFDS out.
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