On a quarterly basis, ForSea publishes HH QUARTERLY as a contribution to the public debate with concrete facts concerning the traffic and financial development of the Öresund region, which ForSea plays an important role in promoting.
Battery-powered ferries and new name generated growth on the Helsingborg-Helsingör route in Q4
In Q4 2018, ForSea inaugurated the two ferries Aurora and Tycho Brahe as the World’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries. Simultaneously, the ForSea brand was launched, and the introduction of battery-powered combined with the name change contributed significantly to an increase in the number of leisure passengers in the quarter. While the number of transported cars declined moderately, the strong growth in the number of transported trucks continued.Read more
Continued progress in freight traffic and conversion to battery operation
Freight traffic volumes continued to grow in Q3 2018 on Scandlines Helsingborg-Helsingör, which accounted for the largest share of growth in freight traffic on Öresund this quarter as well. While the number of transported passengers and cars declined, due to the unusually warm summer among other things, the ferries’ precision and capacity utilisation remained high.Read more