CSR News

  • FRS FRS ferry Wischhafen.

    FRS takes over "Elbfähre"

    FRS, based in Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, is taking over the "Elbfähre Glückstadt Wischhafen". As a family-run company with a history of more than 150 years, FRS is the successor to the North German ferry line. FRS also includes the shipping companies FRS Helgoline with its catamaran connection from Hamburg via Cuxhaven to Helgoland as well as the FRS Sylt Ferry as a reliable year-round connection to Sylt.

    (Press release in German)

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  • 2019
  • FRS Iberia representative hands over the voucher to DARNA.

    FRS Christmas donation goes to “DARNA” in Morocco

    Giving back and being a good neighbor to the regions in which we conduct our business and shipping routes is one of our most important concerns as part of our program “FRS Cares”. This year our Christmas donation is going to Morocco.

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  • Portside of the HSC Victoria Clipper V.

    Green Marine Welcomes Clipper as a New Participant

    Seattle • Clipper has become the newest participating member of Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.

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  • Copyright @Syltfaehre Motor Ship RömöExpress from the side.

    "RömöExpress" has taken up the service to Sylt

    The "RömöExpress" began operating between Havneby and List on Sylt on Tuesday 12th November. The second Sylt ferry supports the "SyltExpress" in connecting the island of Sylt with the mainland. In November, Sylt residents and holidaymakers can use the ferry every hour. Therefore, the shipping company is expanding its capacity on the Havneby - List route on Sylt by over 150 %.

    (Press release in German)

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  • People sitting in a conference.

    FRS supports „Think Tank“ of medical experts in Morocco

    Since the start of its operations in the Strait of Gibraltar in 2000, FRS has been a strong advocate and supporter of social and medical development projects in the country.

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  • Beach clean-up event of FRS Shipmanagement workforce.

    FRS Shipmanagement participates in beach clean-up

    For our Cypriot colleagues it has already become a beloved tradition: From time to time the FRS Shipmanagement team particpates in beach clean-ups in Limassol. The company supports their engagement by enabling them to participate also during regular office hours.

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  • FRS employees run a marathon in the summer.

    FRS HanseFerry offers exclusive shuttle service for running event

    Our subsidiary FRS HanseFerry used their ferry MV „Kleine Freiheit“ to provide an exclusive shuttle service for participants and spectators of the 17th edition of the fun run half-marathon “Blankeneser Heldenlauf” on September 1st, 2019.

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  • Poster of the band Herbstbrueder for FRS HanseFerry.

    FRS HanseFerry donates 10 concert tickets to OLL INKLUSIV

    The “Kombüsen Konzerte” (galley concerts) by FRS HanseFerry aboard MS “Kleine Freiheit” have long ceased to be an insider’s tip and are enjoying even greater popularity. 10 tickets for the 4th edition have been donated by our subsidiary to the OLL INKLUSIV association.

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  • Second Sylt ferry from starbord side.

    The Syltferry introduces a second ferry

    Environmentally friendly with LNG between Sylt and Römö

    Flensburg • The Flensburg shipping group FRS, to which the Rømø-Sylt Linie belongs, buys another car ferry for your connection to Sylt. The shipping company is thus expanding its capacity on the route Havneby-List by more than 150 %. In November 2019 the ferry "Tresfjord" will start operations as the second Sylt ferry.

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  • 2018
  • The Syltferry and some ambulances run a safety exercise.

    Syltferry participates in German-Danish INTERREG safety exercise

    Once again, our subsidiary had the opportunity to prove that keeping up with international safety standards is just the beginning: On September 18th and 19th, our colleagues took part in a large-scale German-Danish INTERREG safety and environmental protection exercise.

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  • A whale emerging in front of the San Juan Clipper ferry.

    Clipper Vacations cooperates with Mary's Place

    Since 2016, our colleagues from Clipper Vacations have been able to offer homeless children and their parents a special moment of rest and relaxation in cooperation with the Seattle based charity organisation Mary’s Place. Over the course of two days in June 2018, families were welcomed aboard the “San Juan Clipper” again to enjoy a laid-back day on the Salish Sea and a visit to the picturesque town of Friday Harbour.

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  • 2017
  • Christening of the SF Aluna in the Autostadt Wolfsburg.

    Weiße Flotte: New solar ship christened at Autostadt Wolfsburg

    Wolfsburg / Stralsund, Germany • On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017, the sixth solar catamaran of the Weiße Flotte has been christened "Aluna" at the jetty of Autostadt Wolfsburg. Mrs. Elisabeth Pötsch, president of the International Circle of Friends Wolfsburg e.V. and wife of the chairman of the supervisory board of Volkswagen AG, acted as godmother for the ship. Fans of Autostadt had been suggesting over 450 names for the vessel. In an online voting, the name of a 16-year-old schoolgirl was selected.

    (Press release in German)

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  • An Orca emerging from the water in mystical yellow light.

    Clipper Vacations donates USD 150,000 to support protection of local sealife

    As a lead supporting partner of regional nonprofit organisation SR3 (Sealife Response + Rehab + Research), Clipper proudly donated USD 150,000 to advance the health and welfare of marine life in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • 2016
  • FRS World Racing Team at the German Company Cup.

    FRS Racing Team wins German Company Cup

    Flensburg • Good teamwork pays off: On October 1st and 2nd, the company sports championship sailing, called German Company Cup (“Deutscher Company Cup 2016“) was held on the Flensburg Fjord at Flensburg-Sonwik in the far north of Germany. The FRS Racing Team of the Foerde Reederei Seetouristik came out on top of the list.

    (Press release in German)

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  • A charging station for electric cars on the SyltfExpress.

    Syltferry now offers new e-charging stations on board

    Vacations start on board the Syltferry. This now also includes that all drivers of electric cars can bring their vehicle to the island even easier than before.

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  • 2014
  • SF Aluna in Wolfsburg.

    Weiße Flotte starts visitor transport service in the Wolfsburg Autostadt

    Stralsund • On January 1st, 2015, the "Weiße Flotte" (White Fleet) will start running the visitor transport within the Wolfsburg Autostadt theme park. The Weiße Flotte is a subsidiary of the Förde Reederei Seetouristik from Flensburg which runs maritime services all over the world. Three ships will be in service for the visitor transport in Wolfsburg.

    (Press release in German)

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  • 2013
  • SF Faehrbaer from the starside and front.

    Weiße Flotte will run four passenger ferries powered by solar energy in Berlin in 2014

    Stralsund • The "Weiße Flotte GmbH" (White Fleet) from Stralsund will run four passenger ferry lines for the "Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)" in Berlin. The vessels are solar powered and will be commissioned for the public transport service in Germany's capital from 2014 on.

    (Press release in German)

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