DFDS Completes Purchase of Ferry Pair

first_imgzoom Northern Europe’s shipping and logistics company DFDS has completed the purchase of two Channel Ferries from Eurotunnel.In June 2015, DFDS and Eurotunnel entered into long-term bareboat charter agreements for the ships.The vessels in question are the 2001-built Seafrance Rodin and the 2005-built Berlioz, renamed Côte des Dunes and Côte des Flandres, respectively.The duo also inked in 2015 a put option agreement which provided Eurotunnel with the right to require from DFDS to buy the ferries.The exercise of the put option has now been completed, according to DFDS.Previously owned by MyFerryLink, the two ferries were sold to Eurotunnel in 2012.Earlier this month, DFDS ordered two RoRo newbuildings from Jinling Shipyard in China. The vessels are slated for delivery in early 2020 and planned to be deployed in DFDS’ route network on the North Sea.“DFDS’ investment outlook for 2017 continues to be around DKK 1.8bn following the adjustment made in connection with the ordering of two freight ships on June 16 2017,” the company said.last_img read more

Check it out Home Depot reverses homelessness

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Advertisement Login/Register With: The Home Depot is showing that homeless youth have a past and a reason they are where they are in its most recent effort to support the Orange Door Project.The spot, created by a team at Publicis Toronto and directed by Duane Crichton of Partners Film, starts with a young homeless man sitting alone, looking at his empty bag. It then runs in reverse to show his backstory, including being robbed on the street and fleeing an abusive home. The spot ends the same way it began – with the youth looking at his empty bag – except in this case, he’s contemplating his decision to leave in the first place.center_img Facebook Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img

Winnipeg police concerned for missing Aboriginal sisters

first_imgAPTN National NewsWinnipeg police need the public’s help in locating two missing Aboriginal sisters who have been missing a week.Police said Mary-Anee Hudson, 12, and Nakita Hudson, 14, were spotted in the St. James area in the afternoon of Aug. 26, but there has been other spottings of the sisters in the last couple of days.Investigators say they’re “concerned for the wellbeing” of the girls who are known to frequent the city’s north end, shopping malls and the Polo Park area.Mary-Anne is described as 5-foot-5 and 110 pounds, with long brown hair and brown eyes.Nakita is 5- foot-4 about 100 pounds, with red hair and brown eyes.Anyone with information is asked to call the Winnipeg police missing person unit at 204-986-6250.last_img