In 2018, 584,000 intra-european ro-ro units were shipped through the Port of Gothenburg. Photo: Gothenburg Port Authority.
DFDS will take over from SOL (Swedish Orient Line), which has operated the service since 2015. The vessels Schieborg and Slingeborg, which have been used since the launch of Stora Enso's System Solution, will be purchased by DFDS and renamed Belgia Seaways and Gothia Seaways.
SOL will continue to operate as scheduled until the new arrangement comes into effect on June 17. After that date, ro-ro traffic to Belgium from the Port of Gothenburg will be as follows: