Portsmouth port Ferry company named best in the world for operations

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A FERRY operator that runs services from Portsmouth to the continent has won an international award.

For the third year running DFDS Seaways has been named World’s Leading Ferry Operator.

The company, which runs services from Portsmouth to Le Havre picked up the gong at the 2013 World Travel Awards Gala in Doha, Qatar.

Max Foster, passenger director for the company, said: ‘We are very honoured to be awarded World’s Leading Ferry Operator for three consecutive years.

‘This is a fantastic endorsement of the excellent service and standards we strive to deliver to our loyal customer base. This prestigious award is testament to the hard work and commitment of our staff, who work tirelessly to provide the very best travel experience.’

DFDS also was named Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the European leg of the World Travel Awards.

Mr Foster added: ‘We believe that a customer’s holiday should start as soon as they board a DFDS Seaways ferry and are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality service and experience for everyone who sails with us.’