Scandlines retaliates against ministry in new report

Scandlines, which is owned by equity fund 3i, hits back at the Danish Ministry of Transport in a case concerning a leaked report. The carrier has ordered its own analysis which casts doubts on the conclusions in the original report, adding another chapter to the protracted conflict between Scandlines and the state.

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Scandlines is now taking another step in the conflict with the Danish Ministry of Transport in a case regarding a leaked report which writes off the carrier in the competition with the upcoming Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link.

The carrier arms itself with a new report from Deloitte in this attack which raises doubts about the original analysis, prepared for the Ministry of Transport by KPMG. In the original report, the accounting firm investigated the potential impact on Scandlines when the Fehmarn Link opens.

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