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Press releases 2016

Please find below a list of our press releases from 2016.


21.12.2016Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry in operation

On Wednesday 21 December 2016, Scandlines’ second new hybrid ferry for the Rostock-Gedser route, M/V Copenhagen, will carry passengers for the first time when it departs from Gedser towards Rostock at 09:00. 



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19.12.2016Scandlines’ second new ferry has left the shipyard

On Monday 19 December 2016, the second of Scandlines’ new hybrid ferries for the Rostock-Gedser route left the Danish shipyard FAYARD A/S. M/V Copenhagen will go into operation on Wednesday 21 December 2016 at 09:00 from Gedser in Denmark.


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31.10.2016Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry named M/V Copenhagen

On Friday 28 October 2016 the second of Scandlines’ two new hybrid ferries for the Rostock-Gedser route was named M/V Copenhagen. The name giving ceremony took place at the Danish yard FAYARD A/S.



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25.09.2016Scandlines with volume growth in the high season

Scandlines can look back at a very good high season in 2016. Especially the new hybrid ferry of the shipping company, the M/V Berlin, which was put into service in May on the route Rostock-Gedser, contributed to the growth in the number of transported vehicles.


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20.05.2016Scandlines focused the business and invested in the future in 2015

Scandlines focused the business on the Germany-Denmark routes and made significant investments in future-proofing the group’s ferry operations as well as catering and retail activities in 2015. Efforts to promote the Rostock-Gedser route paid off, Scandlines recorded the highest number of transported passengers in five years and posted strong financial results.


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03.05.2016Scandlines’ new hybrid ferry named M/V Berlin

On Tuesday 3 May it became official. The first of Scandlines’ two new passenger ferries for the route Rostock-Gedser was named M/V Berlin at a ceremony in Rostock.


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21.04.2016Scandlines’ new ferry has left the shipyard

The new Scandlines ferry for the route Rostock-Gedser left the Danish shipyard FAYARD on Wednesday 20 April 2016. The vessel will be named M/V Berlin on Tuesday 3 May 2016.


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29.03.2016Scandlines in new collaboration with Starbucks

As the first ferry operator in the Nordic countries, Scandlines has partnered with the world's largest coffee brand, Starbucks.


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16.03.2016Scandlines finalises accommodation areas on M/V Berlin

The passenger areas on board Scandlines’ new ferry for the route Rostock-Gedser will be completed before Easter. M/V Berlin is expected to leave the Danish yard FAYARD mid-April.


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14.01.2016Scandlines’ slimming diet successful

The new Scandlines ferry M/V Berlin has been on a strict diet at the Danish shipyard FAYARD. A recently completed lightweight survey shows that the weight of the vessel has been reduced by 1,100 tons.


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