Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS), based in the North of Germany, is a successful maritime venture that has taken the initiative to develop new business activities beyond home waters.
In the last few decades, FRS has grown from a regional passenger ferry operator into an internationally active group with 62 vessels and more than 1,500 employees from more than a dozen countries all over the world. FRS annually carries 7.6 million passengers and 2.1 million vehicles on its numerous national and international shipping lines.
Today, the FRS Group consists of 24 subsidiaries located in Europe and northern Africa. Apart from several international ferry and catamaran lines, a regional bus company completes the product range.