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Torben Carlsen believes in a better 2021 – but passenger numbers still weigh on DFDS

DFDS's core markets in the UK and Turkey are doing better than expected, and the company now expects to raise more money from operations this year. Passenger traffic is still the largest uncertainty, and vaccines are crucial, says CEO to ShippingWatch.

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The British core market is faring better than DFDS expected at the start of the year, giving rise to an upgrade of the Danish shipping and logistics company's outlook.

Towards the advent of Brexit at the turn of the year, there was a large stock build-up in England, and DFDS therefore expected some quiet months. This was the case in January, too, but freight volumes have since risen rather quickly.

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