Esbjerg (DFDS Seaways Scandic Terminal Esbjerg)

DFDS Seaways sail from the DFDS Seaways Scandic Terminal in Esbjerg, to both Immingham and Harwich.

This terminal is owned by DFDS and is the largest Ro-Ro Combi Terminal in Denmark with around 900 calls annually from Ro-Ro and Ro-Pax ships. The terminal area is 123,000m2.

Esbjerg is located on the North Sea Coast in the south western part of Denmark.

The terminal at Esbjerg is open Monday to Thursday 04:00-22:00, Friday 04:00-24:00, Saturday 08:00-20:00 and Sunday 13:00-22:00.

The terminal is open for container handling Monday to Friday 07:00 - 17:00. Handling of other lift units Monday to Friday 07:00 - 15:00. Terminal is closed during weekends for handling of containers and other lift units. Special lift arrangement can be done during weekends provided weekend charges are accepted by customer and ordered no later than Friday 14:00.  

Latest check-in times

  •  Day of departure to Immingham
    • IMO units Classes 1 and 7: 15:30
    • IMO Units Classes 2,3,4,5,6,8 and 9: 19:30*
    • Unacc. Caravans, Cars, Mobile Machines and Misc: 19:30
    • Lift Units: 16:45**
    • Trailers: Non-Haz. Cargo and Temp. Controlled: 19:30*
    • Driver accompanied units and passengers: 19:30*
    • Project cargo that requires lines equipment, lashing and/or securing: To be agreed
  • Day of departure to Harwich
    • IMO units Classes 1 and 7: Not accepted
    • IMO Units Classes 2,3,4,5,6,8 and 9: 16:45
    • Unacc. Caravans, Cars, Mobile Machines and Misc: 16:45
    • Lift Units: 16:45**
    • Trailers: Non-Haz. Cargo and Temp. Controlled: 16:45
    • Driver accompanied units and passengers: 16:45
    • Project cargo that requires lines equipment, lashing and/or securing: To be agreed

*18:30 on Saturdays
**Closed on Saturdays & Sundays

On very rare occasions it may be necessary to short-ship IMO cargo, even though it is delivered within the deadline, because of stowage and segregation regulations on board the vessel. To be certain of shipment of a hazardous unit, it is advised to deliver the same prior to the vessel’s arrival in port of loading.

Waybill instructions

Waybill instruction should be sent to DFDS Seaways as soon as possible, but no later than 16:30 on day of departure to: dkuk@dfds.com  

Equipment handled

  • Trailers
  • Containers on mafis
  • Driver accompanied trailers
  • Tractors
  • Excavators
  • Machinery for agribusiness 
  • Cars
  • Lo-Lo handling

Terminal services

  • Service provided round the clock 7 days a week
  • An ideal location and multimodal connections for handling cargoes rapidly and smoothly¨
  • Cranes for special equipment can be provided.

Terminal access

  • Access to rail tracks and possibility to offer railway goods solution.
  • 5 km to motorway. Inbound and outbound goods close to ramp.
  • Ro-Ro berth with a depth of 9.3m

Security

  • Up-to-date terminal facilities with security that meet ISPS requirements
  • Video inspection for gate control of units.
  • Camera surveillance. Storage:
  • Secured area with space for approx. 200 cars.

Special competences

  • Terminals start of work arrangements are flexible and provide convenient truck access to ensure fast turnaround times of vessels and rolling cargos.