December 18, 2020


As announced earlier, DFDS starts a new ferry service on 2 January 2021, between Rosslare and Dunkerque.

The ships will be:

  • VISBY (chartered from Destination Gotland)
  • KERRY (chartered from Stena RoRo)
  • OPTIMA SEAWAYS (owned by DFDS, and currently operating on Karlshamn-Klaipeda, only for 1 month on new route)

In the Baltic:

  • PATRIA SEAWAYS will move from the Paldiski-Kapellskär route to replace OPTIMA SEAWAYS on the Karlshamn-Klaipeda route. There will be no changes to crewing or flag.
  • SIRENA SEAWAYS will be able to maintain the necessary capacity on Paldiski-Kapellskär for the expected volumes at the beginning of the new year.
  • OPTIMA SEAWAYS is planned to return to the Karlshamn-Klaipeda route, and PATRIA SEAWAYS to the Paldiski-Kapellskär route, end of January.