DFDS In January: Freight Down After Q4 Stockbuilding Reversed As Expected

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  • Total volumes in January 2021 were down 12%.
  • Volumes for routes calling the UK were down 21% with volumes picking up towards the end of the month.
  • North Sea volumes were below 2020 as the stockbuilding ahead of Brexit reversed and the adoption of new rules and processes slowed trading.
  • Volumes between Sweden and Belgium were above 2020.
  • Volumes on the English Channel were likewise reduced by the stockbuilding reversal.
  • The new route between Ireland and France was successfully launched with volumes ahead of expectations.
  • Baltic Sea volumes were above 2020 adjusted for the closure of the Paldiski-Hanko route.
  • Mediterranean volumes were well above 2020 in all main corridors.
  • Passengers -84%