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Press releases 2020

Please find below a list of our press releases from 2020.


02.11.2020Verdict in the matter of Scandlines’ complaint over Fehmarn-approval

With today’s verdict, the German Federal Administrative Court has declared the plan approval of the Fehmarn tunnel as lawful.


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19.08.2020Ferry Operator & Passengers are Moved by the Wind

Passengers aboard the Scandlines ferry, the MV Copenhagen have been getting a little extra experience for their standard ticket price as people start to emerge from lockdown and start to stretch their legs and commence travelling again. The EU Green Deal aims to lower pollution and carbon levels across Europe and the experience of taking a ferry in part powered by the wind is something quite out of the ordinary, but hopefully not for much longer. 


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10.06.2020The blue border between Germany and Denmark reopens

Since the borders closed in March, Scandlines has continued to operate on its routes between Germany and Denmark to secure transportation of food, medicine and other important goods. Now the borders open again – and Scandlines continues to operate 24/7.


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26.05.2020Norsepower Rotor Sail installation completed on Scandlines ferry in just hours

Large 30m tall Rotor Sail, fitted in the port of Rostock overnight, will reduce emissions by an estimated 4-5 percent.


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29.04.2020Scandlines generated solid 2019 results despite traffic decline

Scandlines generated stable and solid financial results in 2019 despite challenging market conditions affecting traffic volumes. Operational efficiency was strong, and the group’s two ferry routes completed more than 41,500 departures and transported 7.2 million passengers between Germany and Denmark, while Scandlines continued to build a more competitive business through investing in green initiatives and further strengthening the group’s financing.

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20.03.2020Scandlines welcomes clarifying approval of the Fehmarn Belt fixed link financing

 The European Commission limits the State aid to the Fehmarn project economically and cuts the State aid period from 55 years to 16 years.

 Puttgarden harbour

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17.03.2020Scandlines still operates on Puttgarden-Rødby and Rostock-Gedser

Scandlines continues to operate according to schedule on its two routes between Germany and Denmark. The BorderShops in Puttgarden and Rostock are closed until further notice. Easymarked in Rostock, which many lorry drivers frequent, is open every day.


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