"Even here at DFDS we're surprised at how well we're doing"

"We have not been fidgeting with the numbers," says DFDS CEO Niels Smedegaard after the carrier, for the third time this year, upgraded its full-year projections for 2015. Among other factors, earnings on the English Channel have soared after MyFerryLink was forced out.

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"I would be ungrateful if I wasn't pleased with our financial performance. It exceeds our expectations that we have to upgrade our forecast for the third time this year, as it's not because we've been sitting around fidgeting with the numbers. Everything has just worked out right this, and we've noted major improvements across all business units," says DFDS CEO Niels Smedegaard.

He does not try to hide his enthusiasm about the developments at one of the most prosperous, listed shipping companies in Europe. In addition to delivering a record result for the third quarter, DFDS has also been the favorite share on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange in 2015.

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