FRS completes takeover of the French-Caribbean company L'Express des Îles

About L’Express des Îles

For the past 37 years, the Guadeloupe-based maritime company L’Express des Îles has been synonymous with outstanding and reliable service. Headquartered at the Bergevin ferry terminal in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, the company, initially known as "Antilles Trans Express (ATE)" began by offering fast ferry services between the islands of Guadeloupe, Les Saintes, and Marie Galante—all French overseas territories. In 1989, it expanded services to Martinique and Dominica, followed by St. Lucia in 1994. Today, the company operates three high-speed catamarans in collaboration with its subsidiary, "Jeans for Freedom," serving multiple national and international routes.

About FRS

FRS, headquartered in Flensburg, is an internationally operating ferry group. Over the past decades, FRS has evolved from a regional passenger ferry company into a leading specialist in ferry shipping, owning over 60 vessels and employing more than 1,500 staff from over 40 countries. FRS annually transports 5.7 million passengers and 1.5 million vehicles on its numerous national and international shipping lines.

FRS GmbH & Co. KG
Norderhofenden 19-20 24937 Flensburg, Germany

Moritz Bruns, Managing Director International Division
P: +49 461 864-640 | GSM: +49 172 154 88 00
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