The UK Competition Authority secures offer of commitments from ferry companies in relation to capacity sharing agreements (P&O Ferries / DFDS)

CMA secures offer of commitments from P&O Ferries and DFDS* Following a CMA probe, P&O Ferries and DFDS have offered commitments to address concerns that their capacity sharing agreement could lead to higher prices and fewer sailings. In November 2021, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation into an agreement between ferry companies P&O Ferries and DFDS A/S. This agreement – known as a ‘capacity sharing agreement’ – provides a ‘turn up and go’ function for freight customers at the Dover and Calais ports, allowing them to take the next available ferry regardless of which of the 2 operators they booked with. The agreement aims to reduce journey times and congestion at

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UK Competition Authority, The UK Competition Authority secures offer of commitments from ferry companies in relation to capacity sharing agreements (P&O Ferries / DFDS), 13 June 2022, e-Competitions June 2022, Art. N° 107120

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