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 the Wappen von Hamburg, Germany's largest day passenger vessel.
Start of Hamburg - Heligoland service.
Foundation of the joint venture Förde Reederei Seetouristik GmbH & Co. KG.
Acquisition of the Weiße Flotte GmbH in Stralsund.
HSC Hanse Jet is put into service as the first high-speed craft vessel 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 for National Ferries Company in 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 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 the 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.
Founding of the new ferry connection FRS Baltic between Sweden and Germany. The former rail ferry route had grown historically under the name "Königslinie".
Rebranding process of the corporate branding and renaming of Förde Reederei Seetouristik GmbH & Co. KG into FRS GmbH & Co. KG.
Acquisition of the FRS Elbferry that crosses the Elbe, making it a great shortcut to Hamburg.
Founding of FRS Portgual, a new harbor round tour in Lisbon, at the beginning of the year. The services include River Cruises during the day and a special Sunset Cruise in the evening.