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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Freight up 28% boosted by stockbuilding forward of brexit

DFDS reviews month-to-month ferry volumes for freight and passengers to supply extra perception into the event of quantity tendencies in DFDS’ European route community.

DFDS ferry volumes

December

Full-year

Freight

2019

2020

Change

2019

2020

Change

Lane metres, ‘000

2,810

3,594

27.9%

41,280

40,886

-1.0%

Passenger

2019

2020

Change

2019

2020

Change

Passengers, ‘000

370

78

-79.0%

5,116

1,498

-70.7%

Ferry – freight: Complete volumes in December have been 29% above 2019 adjusted for the closure of the Paldiski-Hanko route. The amount development for routes calling the UK was 37%.

North Sea volumes have been boosted by stockbuilding forward of Brexit, particularly on the routes between Netherlands and the UK but in addition between Sweden and the UK. Volumes on the English Channel have been likewise boosted by the stockbuilding. Baltic Sea volumes have been above 2019 adjusted for the closure of the Paldiski-Hanko route. Mediterranean volumes have been above 2019 pushed by greater volumes on all major corridors.

Ferry – passenger: Complete variety of passengers in December 2020 was 79% under 2019. The lower displays a continued destructive impression from journey restrictions associated to Covid-19 on the 2 cruise ferry routes and the Channel. Within the Baltic Sea, passenger numbers have been above 2019 pushed by greater volumes on one route.

DFDS’ ferry routes allow commerce and journey in and round Europe. Use the hyperlink under to see a map of your complete community.
https://bit.ly/36o5nkO

The January quantity report is anticipated to be printed on 11 February 2021.

Contact

Torben Carlsen, CEO +45 33 42 32 01

Karina Deacon, CFO +45 33 42 33 42

Søren Brøndholt Nielsen, IR +45 33 42 33 59

Nicole Seroff, Communications, +45 31 40 34 46

This info is topic to the disclosure necessities pursuant to Part 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Buying and selling Act

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