Home Travel DFDS Declare 79 Redundancies At Dover

DFDS Declare 79 Redundancies At Dover

Ferry operator DFDS has announced there will be 79 redundancies at its Dover operation. The ferry company had previously announced that there would be a number of job losses due to a reduction in services.

69 jobs will be sea going staff while ten jobs will go from shore side departments including its Whitfield office and at the terminal control building, a port based support team for dockside operations.

Kasper Moos, VP and Head of DFDS’ routes on the English Channel said: “On 29th June, DFDS announced several cost reductions measures to adapt to the new market conditions brought about by the Covid-9 Pandemic. DFDS anticipated that this would potentially impact about 650 colleagues across the DFDS organisation.Following this, we are today announcing the start of a consultation process in Dover and France that will unfortunately lead to a number of employees leaving the business.”

We very much regret that it has come to this

The Danish international shipping and logistics company has a fleet of six ships sailing from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk.

The News of redundancies followings after rival company P&O announced that 614 staff at P&O Ferries were made redundant, as travel companies suffer due to the pandemic.

KentNews
Reporting on the latest and most interesting news from around Kent!

Most Popular

Over 50 Motorists Arrested In Kent As Part Of A National Road Safety Campaign

Road policing officers recently took part in a special campaign aimed at improving road safety. The officers performed road checks looking for...

Funfair Coming to Faversham In Pandemic

A Kent council has been branded "crazy" for authorising a funfair to open in a town amid a second peak in coronavirus...

Boris Pledges To Protect 30% Of UK Countryside by 2030

The prime minister will pledge to protect 400,000 hectares - 4% of total land in England - over the next decade in...

Kent Asylum Seekers Wished They had Remained In France

Some of the asylum seekers that have ended up at an army barracks in Kent are now claiming they wished they had...

Recent Comments