DFDS completes Turkey buy

DFDS has formally completed its acquisition of Turkish shipping company UN Ro-Ro, says chief executive and president, Niels Smedegaard. UN Ro-Ro operates five freight ferry routes connecting Turkey with Trieste in Italy and Toulon in France, with 12 freight ferries and its own port terminals in Istanbul and Trieste. DFDS is meanwhile in the midst of a fleet renewal programme with seven ships on order, two of them delivered from the ... [+]

DFDS to acquire Turkish ro ro giant

DFDS is to acquire Turkey’s largest freight ferry operator, UN Ro-Ro, subject to regulatory approval, giving it a significant presence in the Mediterranean for the first time. Danish shipping and logistics group will buy 98.8 % of the shares in the shipping company from Turkish private equity companies Actera and Esas ... [+]

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