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Press releases 2010

Please find below a list of our press releases from 2010.

16.08.2010Scandlines Strengthens Top Management

Bengt Pihl is the new CEO, Flemming R. Jacobs and Håkan Samuelsson (chairman) have been appointed to the supervisory boards

The ferry company Scandlines relies on international experience and competence in its top management: Today the shareholders’ meeting appointed the Swede Bengt Pihl as its new CEO and Flemming R. Jacobs and Håkan Samuelsson to the supervisory boards. Samuelsson is also replacing Jan Stenberg as chairman of the supervisory boards. With these steps - in addition to the current 230 million Euro investment programme including two new ferries - the company is preparing for further growth.

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19.04.2010Scandlines extends services to the Baltic States

The German-Danish Scandlines Group further extends its RoPax services to the Baltic States. As of April 27, 2010 Scandlines offers its customers an additional service from Travemünde (Germany) to Liepaja (Latvia).

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18.04.2010Volcanic eruption boosts ferry traffic

Northern and Western European countries being closed due to the fallout of ash from the volcanic eruption in Iceland air transportation has been severely disrupted. Many passengers decide to choose an alternative way of travelling: by ferry.

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12.04.2010New price system at Scandlines for more individual choice and transparency

Scandlines changed their price concept as per 12th April 2010. The aim is to match the offering better to the broad customer structure and allow additional price comparison at a glance. This ensures more transparency for the customers and every passenger may book his/her departure customized to his/her individual needs.

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25.03.2010Two Scandlines ferries signed for the Gedser–Rostock route

New vessels will double capacity from 2012. Total investment EUR 230 million.

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23.03.2010Scandlines: Impressive results in a challenging 2009

With a leaner, more efficient and customer-focused organisation, Scandlines is well-positioned for growth. Stefan Sanne is intended to be appointed interim CEO due to Michael F. Hassing’s decision to assume a new position outside the company.

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21.01.2010Scandlines improves new service Ventspils - Travemünde

The German-Danish Scandlines Group further improves its new RoPax service from Ventspils (Latvia) to Travemünde (Germany) started as recently as January 19, 2010.

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