Foundation of the ''Flensburg-Ekensunder Dampfschiffgesellschaft'' (FEDG)
Launching of steam ship ''Alexandra''
Foundation of ''Förde-Reederei GmbH'' as successor of FEDG
Foundation of ''KG Seetouristik'' (now ''Seetourisik Beteiligungs GmbH'')
Acquisition of Rømø-Sylt Linie by ''Förde-Reederei GmbH''
Acquisition of ''Wappen von Hamburg'', Germany's largest day-pax-vessel. Start of Hamburg - Heligoland service
Foundation of the joint venture "Förde Reederei Seetouristik GmbH & Co. KG''
Acquisition of the ''Weiße Flotte GmbH'', Stralsund
HSC ''Hanse Jet'' is put into service as the first high-speed craft under German flag; the first ship worldwide to comply with the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft ('HSC Code'')
Integration of the'' Rømø-Sylt Linie GmbH & Co. KG'' and ''FRS Helgoline GmbH & Co. KG'' into the FRS Group
Foundation of ''FRS Iberia S.L.U.'', Spain and ''FRS Maroc S.A.R.L.A.U.'', Morocco
Start as service-provider to National Ferries company, Muscat/Sultanate of Oman
Foundation of ''FRS Offshore GmbH & Co. KG''
Foundation of ''Albanian Ferry Terminal Operator Shpk'' (AFTO) in Durrës, Albania
Solar powered ferries built and put into service under the flag of ''Weiße Flotte GmbH'' in Berlin
Providing solar-powered catamaran for the Volkswagen ''Autostadt'' under the flag of ''NDBR GmbH'' in Wolfsburg
Acquisition of ''Clipper Navigation, Inc.'' in Seattle, USA and Victoria, Canada
Start of operations on route betweeen Miami, USA and Bimini, Bahamas with HSC ''San Gwann'' under the brand ''FRS Caribbean''
Start of operation of the sightseeing tour between Hamburg St. Pauli - Landungsbrücken and Blankenese with MS ''Kleine Freiheit''
Start of the long distance connection between the Spanish mainland and the Canary Islands under the brand ''FRS Iberia''