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I Hitchhiked a Cargo Ship to Wherever it’s Going

  • Published on Sep 3, 2022 veröffentlicht
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    Eric and I decided to try something we genuinely thought was impossible.. Hitchhike a cargo ship to wherever it was going.. Let the adventure begin.
    Thank you to DFDS for being such an open-minded company and trusting 2 random guys walking into their office with such a crazy request!!
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  • Seek Discomfort
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  • JerryRigEverything
    JerryRigEverything 6 months ago +8545

    The whole crew seemed super awesome and chill.

    • Felix • Zeder95
      Felix • Zeder95 9 days ago

      A lot of cargo ship crews are filipinos, and filipino culture is known to be very hospitable, happy and welcoming.

    • Serial Chronicles
      Serial Chronicles 13 days ago

      Yup I did not expect that.

    • KingVR
      KingVR 19 days ago


    • abcd efg
      abcd efg 22 days ago

      crew members of cargo ships are in general pretty chill from what i've experienced.

    • Nothing Here
      Nothing Here  Month ago

      Thought you hated ships because they pollute

  • Jess flow
    Jess flow 3 months ago +2534

    A deserving captain 🙏.. He is a humble , has a positive vibes and very approachable man🙌

    • Zappr
      Zappr 2 days ago

      All are key components to becoming a captain.

    • Timo Baader
      Timo Baader 27 days ago

      Yeah, maybe he can even operate a ship :D

    • Js Travelers
      Js Travelers 2 months ago +6

      A very good man.
      His company is lucky to employ him.
      He is very talented.

    • João Vítor Silva
      João Vítor Silva 2 months ago +6

      and bald

    • Luis Salgado
      Luis Salgado 3 months ago +22

      He's also got that Old-School in him and his basketball game! Respect to the OG!

  • SV DaGoat
    SV DaGoat 3 months ago +1285

    DFDS is hands down one of the nicest vessels with such a great crew and captain, this could be an advertising video because after this I'd want to work for this company !

    • Morisu-Chan
      Morisu-Chan 4 days ago

      I guess that's why the company also requested Yes Theory to send some footage to them.

    • doodoo
      doodoo 21 day ago +1

      They definitely saw this as an advertising opportunity, that's why they said yes. Smart move on their end.

    • Frederik
      Frederik 23 days ago

      DFDS is one of the best shipping companies to work at

    • Eben Clukey
      Eben Clukey 26 days ago +1

      I'm sure that's why Yes Theory was invited. They make beautiful videos that millions of people watch.

    • Mr. Voidroy
      Mr. Voidroy 27 days ago +1

      The captian did say they could come along but only if they documented it

  • Jonathan Cagle
    Jonathan Cagle 3 months ago +1498

    It’s so bizarre to me that the security seems so relaxed at these big ports, like these guys just walked in lmao

    • Ben Mac
      Ben Mac 4 days ago

      @Jorgz VL11 it's rarely exclusively empty containers in a terminal there's things in containers, plus there's the terminals gear and the staffs gear

    • Jorgz VL11
      Jorgz VL11 4 days ago

      Thats cuz what will you steal a contanier?

    • Ben Mac
      Ben Mac 7 days ago +1

      @Eugene Tsang there is no way it would have been as simple as they made it sound, there would have been identify checks security and background checks, this is all laid out in the ISPS code, i got stuck at the securitygate of one port because theyd been given an old crew list, even thoughthey saw me exit an hour before. As for pay they may or may not have had to, it's not like there would have been much cost to the company having a couple of extra guys on board, and as others have pointed out it's a good ad for the company.

    • Felix • Zeder95
      Felix • Zeder95 9 days ago

      I work at a port in Germany (driving new cars onto or off car carrier ships), we have a card for entry, there are some strict security rules in the port. For example it is absolutely forbidden to bring an unauthorized person with your card into the port (unless its a registered visit of course), and you are only supposed to go to the places where you work. The whole area also has high fences but thats also to prevent car theft since all the new cars are stored there.

    • Frontyer
      Frontyer 18 days ago +2

      @Eugene Tsang yeah that is pretty much what I said

  • Nick Hendley
    Nick Hendley 4 months ago +1056

    I spent 47 years working at sea, started as a boy of 15 YO worked my way to the top. Never worked for DFDS but sailed with many who had. Never heard a bad word from any former employee of theirs. Hats off to DFDS for showing a caring company that looks after their workers welfare so well, and even allow Clip-Share content makers to go for a trip to experience life onboard. Not only a great video for DFDS but a great recruitment advert for an industry that's always looking for new recruits. Good job by everyone involved!

    • Nick Hendley
      Nick Hendley Month ago +2

      @Tess Hodgen You need to contact shipping companies and ask about cadetships.

    • Tess Hodgen
      Tess Hodgen Month ago

      How do you start in the industry?

    • Chris Owen
      Chris Owen Month ago

      That was my first thought. Where do I apply? :)

    • Ashurean
      Ashurean Month ago

      They really were like "oh shit, this is a great chance to get footage"

    • kika Hounslow
      kika Hounslow 2 months ago

      @Nick Hendley how difficult would it be for someone that has no experience at all to get a job as part of the crew on a cargo ship?

  • Brett Maverick
    Brett Maverick 19 days ago +27

    Would have been cool to see a little bit of their destination (Trieste, Italy). It's an absolutely beautiful city.

  • Evan Berrett
    Evan Berrett 6 months ago +43089

    DFDS deserves a lot of praise for their culture. From the corporate employees to the ship's crew, DFDS is doing something right to have such a welcoming and positive environment.

    • Creative FilmZ
      Creative FilmZ 12 days ago


    • Jnez
      Jnez 2 months ago

      @Greg P. and thay are probaly from denmark to....

    • Aiden Garcia
      Aiden Garcia 2 months ago

      Agreed 💯

    • Lucasbim
      Lucasbim 2 months ago

      Yes! That was super surprising to see!

    • Mehmet Kılıç
      Mehmet Kılıç 2 months ago

      @Diane r They are Turkish actually :)

  • StalenStefan
    StalenStefan 3 months ago +757

    I always appreciate when these types of shows let people that do not speak English just speak their native language without some voice over, just subtitles. I feel like more and more channels are doing that, and it is amazing.

    • Lmao Lol
      Lmao Lol 2 months ago +12

      Common in a lot of countries. Since majority are expected to be able to read at a very young age.

  • Candra Leann
    Candra Leann 4 months ago +229

    The captain made me tear up. You could tell he already felt you guys as family.

    • sixfiftyseven
      sixfiftyseven 4 months ago +18

      He seems incredibly genuine and the rest of his crew follows suit, it starts at the top. He runs a great crew.

  • Simón Gámez
    Simón Gámez Month ago +40

    It's so nice to see this vulnerable and emotional side of these men. They do sacrifice a lot to provide for their families, that's admirable. The captain is not what I was expecting, he's such a nice and cool dude! I didn't know cargo ships could be this cool and interesting!

  • Lukas Alofs
    Lukas Alofs 3 months ago +217

    The captain really fits with Yes Theory for some reason, such positive vibes🙏

  • Avery the Cuban-American

    "Some companies allow this" The fact certain companies actually do allow this, and no one has realized this except those crazy enough to try it is mind-blowing. What a great and heartwarming crew they are! They treated you like family the moment you got on board. The part of this video where you talk about impermanence and the temporary nature of life and its moments really got to me. Back in June 2009, I got to spend a week in Puerto Rico for my birthday and every day, I tried to learn and do as much as I could, not just the touristy stuff.
    While leaving that place and the people I met broke my heart, I knew that its temporary nature only made it that much more special. I learned that you could live every day in that same awe and that's part of what makes this life so amazing and beautiful is its temporary nature. I'm so glad that other people get to learn and experience that too.

    • Vvvv Eeee
      Vvvv Eeee 20 days ago +2

      The only reason they allowed it is because they're influencers who will record a video, it's for their PR. They'd never make all these accomodations for some random person who isn't giving in return

  • Kara and Nate
    Kara and Nate 6 months ago +6161

    We found ourselves smiling throughout this whole video. They seem like a special group ❤ Awesome video guys!

    • Converge
      Converge 6 months ago

      Great video

    • eddog6666
      eddog6666 6 months ago

      Actually there is a place in Asia that has a ferry that has train tracks on the boat which crosses the caspin sea from Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan

    • Bane76
      Bane76 6 months ago

      just same omg

    • Street Food insider
      Street Food insider 6 months ago

      Absolutely right thing you said.

  • Kim Jong-un
    Kim Jong-un Month ago +38

    DFDS is my new, all time, favorite company after watching this. This has to be my favorite video I've seen you make so far. You're both hilarious and this is the epitome of just saying yes to the most random things. I love what you said; People don't go and have because they don't try or ask. I guess it’s true what they say, it never hurts to ask. So as not to gush too much, that was a terrific story and a testament to the kindness of people. Thank you for restoring my faith in humanity. On a side note, it's also important to remember how much these crews sacrifice to bring us the goods we consume every day. We should be so grateful to them for their sacrifices.

  • Centrist Glass Cannon
    Centrist Glass Cannon 3 months ago +165

    If I'm not mistaken, travelling via freighter which used to be much more common was how David Bowie preferred to travel as he was afraid to fly. Not 100% certain on that, but I remember hearing about it.

    • Chris Phillips
      Chris Phillips Month ago +1

      My dad went from Australia to Europe on a cargo ship in 1971. I always ask him about it and he said it was great. Was a massive journey on it's own, think it took about 5 weeks but i'd have to double check that. And yeah he told me that it was quite a common thing to do as it was a significantly cheaper option if you were okay with the huge travel time

    • Ron Bh
      Ron Bh Month ago +2

      Micheal Palin went around the world in 80 days on cargo ships

    • Yelly
      Yelly 2 months ago +1

      @Linas Vaičiukynas It is and there is a price.

    • Jay
      Jay 2 months ago +1

      it is still a thing, there are plenty of routes available, but the cost is very prohibitive unless you are pretty wealthy, it can easily cost 4-6 times more then a flight on the same route, so it isnt for everyone but for those with some spare cash and time it can be an experience

    • Sebbe
      Sebbe 2 months ago +2

      Still very much a service freight operators provide. It's quite expensive though.

  • Kim Jong-un
    Kim Jong-un Month ago +58

    8:36 That silhouette on that hill in the distance is of a soldier and it has quite some importance. It says right next to it "Dur yolcu! Bilmeden gelip bastığın bu toprak, bir devrin battığı yerdir" which means "Stop wayfarer! Unbeknownst to you this ground you come and tread on, is where an epoch lies." This is referring to the Gallipoli campaign of WWI (Gallipoli is that peninsula you saw) and is part of a poem by Necmettin Halil Onan. The whole poem is about an ordinary Turk named Mehmet who laid down his life for the freedom of his land against the Entente who tried to divide the Turkish heartland. This campaign was an Ottoman victory, and the struggle served as the basis for the Turkish War of Independence.

    • Apostol Apostolov
      Apostol Apostolov 29 days ago +1

      Hats off to the Turkish and Bulgarian heroes who fell at Gallipoli, and the great generals who led them to defend our countries' dignity and sovereignty! Enemies in the past - friends forever!

  • Arriving Arriving
    Arriving Arriving 3 months ago +66

    Between 1996 and 2004 I travelled on DFDS freighters about 16 times with my family between the UK and Denmark, I have to say that the crews were ALL as friendly as this (I got a teeshirt too :) ), plus the food and accommodation on board was sensational. At the time I was working for one of their sister companies, so booking a passage was easy.

  • ivanhoe chaput
    ivanhoe chaput 4 months ago +22

    I'm retired. I've done 28 cruises in cruise ships. This video was extremely interesting. Having owned sailboats, I love the sea. Just feeling the movement of the cruise ship and watching the waves created at the bow was often more enjoyable than the cruise ship's activities. Great video!

    • At
      At 2 months ago

      Hi retired. 😊

    • Lily Gazou
      Lily Gazou 4 months ago

      I’ve read that there are people who retire to live on cruise ships.

  • Zac Alsop
    Zac Alsop 6 months ago +4482

    This is wild boys, the crew was absolutely lovely too

    • Jesus Saves!
      Jesus Saves! 6 months ago

      @LLIW BROWN Christians are taught via the *Bible* to pray with their hands to heavens like so: 🙌🏽.
      Psalms 63:4, 1 Timothy 2:8, Psalms 134:2, Lamentations 3:41, Psalms 141:2, 1 Kings 8:54, Nehemiah 8:6, Psalms 28:2, Psalms 143:6, and 1 Kings 8:22.
      That's not even half of them. No where in the Bible is it stated to pray like 🙏🏽, you learned that from the world. God tells his how to pray, and that's not it.

      LLIW BROWN 6 months ago

      @Jesus Saves! And how is 🙏🏾 different from 🙌🏾?

    • Jesus Saves!
      Jesus Saves! 6 months ago

      @LLIW BROWN If you're of Christ, we pray with our hands to the heavens 🙌🏽! The world prays like this 🙏🏽.

    • Jesus Saves!
      Jesus Saves! 6 months ago

      When you trust in God and cast your cares (worries, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts) upon him, they will be NO MORE!
      Know that there is power in the name Jesus Christ! His name casts out demons and heals!
      The world is wicked, evil, and of the devil.
      I too, was a wicked sinner of the world before I opened my heart to God. I am living proof of God's work and fruitfulness! He is an active God who hears the prayers of his! God's children are set apart (holy) and righteous. The devil is a liar that comes to steal, to kill, and to destroy; that includes your relationship with God.

    • Jesus Saves!
      Jesus Saves! 6 months ago

      Jesus Christ died for our sins, rose from the dead, and gives salvation to everyone who has faith in him. True faith in Jesus will have you bear good fruit and *drastically* change for the better! Those led by the Holy Spirit do not abide in wickedness.
      God is three in one; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit! Bless him!
      As I am led by the Holy Spirit, nothing I state is a lie, but the truth of God. Anyone who tells you differently is misinformed or a liar. They do not know God, nor led by him.
      Anyone who *claims* to be a Christian and is against what I am doing, and where I am doing it; the Holy Spirit does not dwell within them, they lack understanding. They know not God, read his word, and their religion is in vain. Do not hear them, they will mislead you, the lost cannot guide the lost.

  • Lachlan McLeod
    Lachlan McLeod 2 months ago +30

    Praise and blessings to this entire crew and all the staff at DFDS. Honestly some of the most wholesome people I've seen. The security was a bit iffy about it but everyone else was all smiles and happy to have randoms appreciate and enjoy the hard work and lifestyle of these legends.

  • 00fboi360
    00fboi360 4 months ago +33

    My dad works as the captain of a cargo ship and now I'm finally able to see how it looks and feels.

  • It me ro
    It me ro 3 months ago +30

    My first Yes Theory video and I loved it. Felt so positive and fun, much needed in stressful times.

    • Simon Hume
      Simon Hume 3 months ago +3

      I see lots of binge watching in your future! 🤣🤣

  • Paul Clarke
    Paul Clarke Month ago +10

    What a good company DFDS is and the Captain and crew were the best examples of people to depict their life aboard ship and how respectful to each they are , lovely people .

  • C4rLum
    C4rLum Month ago +5

    As a seafarer, that's pretty much spot on. From airport then straight joining on ship with no sleep. Away from the family and friends. Crew mates becomes you're brother, and signing off is a lil heart breaking, and at the same time exciting because you get to go home to your family. Thank you Yes Theory ❤️⚓🧭🚢🛳️

  • DrPede
    DrPede 6 months ago +3816

    The lowkey hero of this video is the dude at that other shipping company who told them about DFDS. Guy had no incentive to tell them anything, and yet he's really the one who set this whole thing in motion.

    • Mingonator87
      Mingonator87 2 months ago

      Life is beautiful and karma is real. Bless that man and the whole world 🗺 ❤️

    • Gary Boswell
      Gary Boswell 2 months ago +1

      He was like sounds like some shit DFDS would do hit them up lmfao

    • the One
      the One 3 months ago

      america could never

    • Laura Feltmate
      Laura Feltmate 3 months ago +19

      @Ian actually this is the literal definition of "low-key"..
      They used it in perfect context lol what are you on about?

  • Amol Daxikar
    Amol Daxikar 3 months ago +32

    You guys are freaking awesome. The ending made me cry and I couldn’t find any tissue 😢😢😢😢😢. You guys deserve your own show on Netflix or Apple or Amazon. Hello Mr. Hasting, Mr. Cook and Mr. Bezos.. wake up!!!

  • suzaxne
    suzaxne 3 months ago +77

    It's a hard life for both sailor and the families they leave behind. But the sailors work so hard to provide for them. My dad works 3 months on and 3 months off and has done for my whole life, missed many birthdays and Christmas', all i can say is thank god for technology as we used to have to wait weeks and months for letters.

  • Karen Mackie
    Karen Mackie 4 months ago +9

    My first reaction was the unbelievable cleanliness of the cargo ship! Awesome captain, cool crew and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Yes Theory! Loved it!

  • Arlocc Vert
    Arlocc Vert 21 day ago +1

    Honestly speechless after finishing the video. From the conception of the idea to the final day on the ship exchanging goodbyes, seeing this makes me happy I just wish I could do these things myself.

  • Hekmatullah Rahmany
    Hekmatullah Rahmany 4 months ago +5

    Special thanks to the guy who guided you, I salute his selflessness. DFDS or Yes, should totally have him on your team. And then to Yes for all the good they bring to this world. Last but not least, DFDS, your culture is truly inspiring. I know it takes true guts to allow such a thing but truly thankful for what you did here.

  • Eman Saadi
    Eman Saadi 6 months ago +3721

    Captain is a certified G. The entire crew was absolutely wholesome.

    • Hazmeen Huzairi
      Hazmeen Huzairi 3 months ago

      I think he can replace TOP G. RIGHT NOW TOP G GOT ARRESTED

    • Leon Haven
      Leon Haven 6 months ago

      @Петар Јурковић He's a daddy

    • moonshifter
      moonshifter 6 months ago +21

      @Петар Јурковић shush, Petar.

      JIMMY ARAGON 6 months ago +33

      Top G

  • rickcasedrinksbud
    rickcasedrinksbud 4 months ago +5

    This is by far one of the best videos I’ve ever watched on any platform. The sheer joy coming from these guys, and the crew from the cargo ship is infectious 💚💛💙

  • David Wells
    David Wells 4 months ago +7

    You can tell that the youtube video and them being able to do something different was really exciting for them. It must be so boring on a cargoship for that much time.

  • Forest
    Forest 4 months ago +3

    This is one cool adventure. Not many get to see the inner workings of a modern cargo vessel and her crew. You were spot on when you said that ship's bridge looks like something out of sci-fi; I was not expecting it to be so roomy and well equipped. A big thanks to DFDS for showing us some of the inner workings of the 'supply chain'.

  • Arth3rl33
    Arth3rl33 2 months ago +5

    I'm sure that DFDS will get many friends on board from now on thanks to these guys.

  • Keith Snow
    Keith Snow 6 months ago +3052

    I have to say , it appears that DFDS must be one of the top shipping companies in the world. Moral was high. The ship was the cleanest I have ever seen. The staff on shore were very pleasant. The crew were awesome and trained for their drills. The Captain took time to help make this video a smashing hit. Great Job Guys. Who knew this was out there.

    • Paul Klement
      Paul Klement 6 months ago +4

      @howir0n1c I don't know, they said they chose the route and I don't think the company would change the plans to have this ship take that exact route

    • Melon
      Melon 6 months ago +3

      DFDS is awesome! Been on one of their cruise ship at least 4 times now.

    • Street Food insider
      Street Food insider 6 months ago +1

      I heard that First time, thank you.

    • fortunaf
      fortunaf 6 months ago +40

      @Federico R yees, but just by the fact that the first guy thattheu talked to said to them to look for DFDS. Also the fact that the employees at the office wcomed them in a good mood. All of this i think indicates that at least they try to be a good company.

    • howir0n1c
      howir0n1c 6 months ago +27

      @Federico R true, i'm sure it was no accident that they got sent to the only ship in the fleet with a pool

  • Gabriel Oliveira
    Gabriel Oliveira 2 months ago +1

    You just gave these guys of the crew an experience that they will tell their families and friends forever as a very special moment. You are literally part of all this crew sea stories now. That's fucking awesome :)

  • UnrealVideoDuke
    UnrealVideoDuke 4 months ago +3

    There used to be a Journeyman trade where you would work for passage on a ship so that you could reach your destination. Some people were usually hired as a package carrier where they would personally bring a package to a destination to have it delivered with a bonus as you were paid extra to travel with expenses paid on either ship or plane.

  • Karen Massey
    Karen Massey 2 months ago +2

    I like how they have all this luggage with them like they’re going on a cruise😂 Some of the cargo ship workers should make day-in-the-life TikToks and such. They can get a lot of young people interested in this career.

  • Karlotty
    Karlotty 4 months ago +5

    Mad respect for DFDS for allowing this to happen. 💜🍻
    And one of the videos I wish was much longer!!!!

  • Yvonne Lynch
    Yvonne Lynch 4 months ago +6

    I loved this! What a great company to be so open to allow you to join one of their crews! You can see they have a great ethos and their staff are happy. I was even tearful as you said goodbye! Anyway now I now the best cargo company to opt for in future!!

  • Ky.
    Ky. 6 months ago +6031

    shoutout the DFDS on the ground employees for being so chill that even the employees for another company at a random port knew they'd be the ones to ask😭😭😂

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      A Thief In The Night 4 months ago


    • Petrol Patrol
      Petrol Patrol 6 months ago +9

      That guy is a legend who pointed them in the right direction!

    • Sideshow Salvage
      Sideshow Salvage 6 months ago +37

      @Ky. fact. I always say that morale is much cheaper than the bosses seem to think. This didn't really cost the company much of anything, and I am sure that their employees are feeling great about the experience as well.

      SEPTEMBER 6 months ago +1

      Good observation..

  • NatureJohn
    NatureJohn 3 months ago +3

    This was awesome. Really genuine people. I'm glad you two were able to go on this trip and share with us the experiences you had with these men. Truly awesome.

  • Thomas Adams
    Thomas Adams 4 months ago +8

    this connection that the captain and crew shared with these guys is amazing. a true visual representation of love and friendship

  • Tim Mattison
    Tim Mattison 4 months ago +8

    WOW, I didn't know what to expect and came away having seen one of the best videos that I've seen. What a great experience.

  • Jay Pea
    Jay Pea 4 months ago +1

    The Captain and the crew seem like really awesome people the hang out with! I love how they just welcomed you aboard and made you a part of the crew. Loved this video! Wish I had the courage to do this kind of stuff!!

  • David Bolduc
    David Bolduc 6 months ago +2558

    Mad props to DFDS who know how to get positive PR for their company. So many companies now a days don't understand the importance of a positive image. Two thumbs up DFDS.

    • Asgeir
      Asgeir 5 months ago +2

      @Ptao Tom Haha yeah. It's like DFDS was famous there for being a funloving company

      RGSEVEN 5 months ago +6

      @Niksonrex Precisely. If only more companies would be as soulful as DFDS.

    • Niksonrex
      Niksonrex 6 months ago +6

      Yeah so many companies love being soulless and bleak. Strictly professional. People strive around people they like and respect, lovely company.

    • HydraSuxs
      HydraSuxs 6 months ago +3

      @Ptao Tom 😂

    • Ptao Tom
      Ptao Tom 6 months ago +94

      I love that even the port workers were like “yea sounds like something DFDS would do”

  • Gaurav Robin
    Gaurav Robin Month ago +1

    It is the knowledge of our limited time on the ship that made us want to befriend as much of the crew as possible. Man, that is just pure .

  • Shane Temple
    Shane Temple 3 months ago +9

    Just by watching this video, makes me feel great, the crew are by far the best people on the internet, and what a capitan

  • Fake_710
    Fake_710 Month ago

    Just over halfway through the video and gotta say this truly is a great video. I can’t believe how they were so hype to have you guys onboard and show you everything. It’s truly crazy how they let you so deep in the engine room, one wrong step and they got a huge problem on their hands!

  • Charo May Flores
    Charo May Flores 4 months ago +1

    Thank you for this video Yes Theory, my dad is a seaman for over 20years now and watching this episode mean so much to every family of those unsung heroes that's sacrificing away from home just to put food on our table, to send to us school and provide all our needs.

  • worldsboss
    worldsboss 11 days ago

    I am genuinely so shocked that you were allowed to do this at all. These ships can be quite dangerous places if you don't know what you're doing. I am also so surprised at how accepting the entire crew were, it's absolutely crazy.

  • Jordan Bown
    Jordan Bown 5 months ago +2033

    Most companies would shy away from this, the fact that DFDS truly utilized this is a full blown collaboration video and got all of their staff onboard at this level is truly a show of AMAZING brand culture and awareness of what an awesome opportunity this is for them! Respect to DFDS!

    • Friendly Skies
      Friendly Skies 4 months ago +15

      @A Thief In The Night its also good advertisrement

    • A Thief In The Night
      A Thief In The Night 4 months ago +10

      yeah good brand decision to be chill i think

    • MartinO MendocinO
      MartinO MendocinO 4 months ago +31

      Here in Norway. DFDS are the ships we go to Denmark and Germany and get super wasted.
      cheap. nice lugars and disco's and very cheap alcohol
      Love DFDS

    STH AUCKS 3 months ago +1

    DFDS out done themselves, the hospitality and the generous crew is top tier

  • Beau Brandon
    Beau Brandon 22 days ago

    From just seeing if it was possible to being paired with the nicest captain and crew is wild. It's cool to see a big company like DFDS have such a great environment.

  • 여행에미쳤다 TRAVEL LOVER

    Wow, this was amazing. The captain is such a nice and humble person!

  • Asher Ray
    Asher Ray 4 months ago

    People talk a lot of crap about youtubers but people like these two young men are really doing important things putting out content like this. This is probably a better recruitment video for the shipping industry than anything these companies have ever put out themselves. Not to mention the exposition and educational value of videos like these.

  • heathen-ash
    heathen-ash 4 months ago +1

    This was awesome, I had no idea you could do this. Awesome crew too. I'd love to travel like this

  • David Vlas
    David Vlas 6 months ago +1207

    what an awesome crew! great video

    • Claudia Bothner
      Claudia Bothner 6 months ago

      @Jesus Saves! Haha, the first time I saw someone bless God..surely that is not needed, it's like switching a lamp on to the Sun.
      Why did you recite all that here, now? I fear the unrelated might have arepellant effect, what do you think?

    • Street Food insider
      Street Food insider 6 months ago


    • none of ur bussiness
      none of ur bussiness 6 months ago

      @Jesus Saves! that's what the problem is 💀 every Christian says something different. Some say it doesn't matter if ur a sinner ur gonna get saved anyway. If there's so many contradiction within the bible and incinsistency why would anyone believe it's the true religion God sent. And don't u think it's funny how u guys worship Jesus more than the "father" even tho he's the creator

    • Jesus Saves!
      Jesus Saves! 6 months ago

      @none of ur bussiness Do not misquote me, you are not saved if you're a sinner (one who continues to sin and dwells in wickedness).
      You don't even believe in the word of God, it's naive of you to think you're saved.

  • Mattheus Cruz
    Mattheus Cruz 2 months ago

    DFDS you guys are awesome! I love how the port workers have all been incredibly open and polite about such an insane request.

  • uprising_shinigami
    uprising_shinigami 2 months ago

    The captain is an absolute W. Wholesome crew and DFDS is a legendary company for allowing this moment. BTW captain is a G in the court!

  • Don Reid
    Don Reid 4 months ago +1

    Good for DFDS. I'm so glad they were able to make this happen!

  • Live Stock
    Live Stock 4 months ago +1

    Crazy, I was literally thinking "how could I do this" last week while working on the Great Lakes watching freighters float by. This video made my day. Thanks!

  • Chris Anderson
    Chris Anderson 22 days ago

    One of the funniest and most feel-good episodes of Yes Theory i've come across. A few years ago I worked for a company that makes software for the maritime industry and know a little bit about the operations side of shipping, this company and their employees seem like absolute gems

  • Elizabeth Arnold
    Elizabeth Arnold 6 months ago +2807

    I truly hope DFDS uses this as part of their recruitment efforts. It seems like a wonderful and wholesome company all around.

    • L R
      L R 6 months ago

      @LostChances weird answer, are you obsessed with dangers? Handicapped people aren't taken on board..
      To your information I've crossed the Atlantic as merchant sailor, sailed northern Atlantic on Tugboat, Fisher and rescue service 🌊🍻

    • LostChances
      LostChances 6 months ago +1

      @L R man overboard, death at sea, drowning in the pool, gym injuries. Big or small the company will have to answe for it. You really should explore the world more kid

    • L R
      L R 6 months ago

      @SzKiZoU BtSs why should someone being on board, a plain ship be in danger? Have you ever experienced the world?
      Passengers isn't working or responsible for anything 🤷🏼

      LARANJO 6 months ago +4

      @Deima Have you taken a look at your "average youtuber"? You want a fucking Logan/Jake Paul on your ship? I don't blame them at all. I find it awesome that DFDS not only allowed, but took many precautions to make sure everyone was safe, but I can understand why many companies wouldn't do it.

  • Cptmarko
    Cptmarko 21 day ago

    this was so wholesome, can't believe i havent came across you guys before now

  • Travel Abroad
    Travel Abroad 4 months ago +1

    I subbed yesterday and have watched about 4 videos so far.. each one has been beautiful, magical and an emotional journey. You guys are video masters and I honestly can't wait to watch more of your amazing videos... Well done boys, well done.

  • Living In Cycles
    Living In Cycles 2 months ago +1

    dude it is still insane to me how nice everyone and welcoming they were

  • Radu Risnita
    Radu Risnita 4 months ago +1

    One thing I love about you guys is : You have 8 million subscribers but when you go on these adventures, you don't act like you're the star of the show. You make people feel empowered, you make them feel worthy and appreciated and you give them a platform so that they're able to show their life to the world.

  • Serge Xman
    Serge Xman 4 months ago +2

    You guys just experienced some good old Turkish hospitality on board the DFDS cargo ship 👍 What a journey to have with some amazing people.

  • Momin X
    Momin X 6 months ago +3134

    As someone who works in the container shipping industry, it's a big deal that DFDS let you do that. Would love to work a company like that one day.

    • Nimsrodel
      Nimsrodel 5 months ago +1

      @Wh3tst0nE not a big deal if you know how ships work. There's a part of the crew called the "steward's department" that takes care of cooking, provisioning, and cleaning the cabins. They have nothing to do with navigation and running the ship other than that. The deck crew takes care of running the ship.

    • Wh3tst0nE
      Wh3tst0nE 6 months ago +2

      @RustyVaper [Rust Gameplay] yeah, thing is, for them to be able to do this, would massive focus and time investment on the part of Ship Crew, that need to be ready for difficult situations in bad weather or pirates, I imagine. So I imagine everyone's own self-management and certain political correctness (which is typical for professional environments... and I'm trailing off. Lol I'm just agreeing with the thesis that it was a big deal.
      Idk what im talking about after all but
      I also appreciate the acting skills in the Ad. :)

    • RustyVaper [Rust Gameplay]
      RustyVaper [Rust Gameplay] 6 months ago +8

      @Bill Kane We're talking commercial ships, like in the video, not cruise ships.

    • Bill Kane
      Bill Kane 6 months ago +2

      It's actually a very common thing to book cruise ship travel. The only thing that made it weird was covid. Prior you could literally go anywhere in the world from Port cities.

    • navywhiskey
      navywhiskey 6 months ago +4

      @Piotr Bukowski You have a great point

  • Bangtandan💫
    Bangtandan💫 3 months ago +8

    DFDS is such a glamorous and beautiful company , just fell in love for soo many good people 🥺🥺🥺🥺 , I Just love this channel sooo much 😭😭😭😭 , YES THEORY ,You guys are the best 😭😭 , Love from France 🇨🇵🇨🇵🇨🇵🇨🇵

  • theshillito
    theshillito 19 days ago

    Travelling with cargo ships isn't super uncommon (there's several websites where you can arrange even Europe to America trips over several weeks) but a lot of people assume it's not a thing. Certainly within Schengen it's a lot easier since you don't need to worry about passports and visas, etc which is how Yes Theory could do it on short notice like this. Still, this crew was super nice and great on camera and you probably got to take part in way more than any officially organised trips. Nice.

  • Leah Smith
    Leah Smith 4 months ago +10

    Genuinely made me smile ear to ear the entire time. What good people. Just doing there jobs, being good people.

  • life long
    life long 4 months ago +2

    A look into another lifestyle...Those who sail the seas with the cargo...A real shout out to DFDS for being open to such an option, but to be seen as a company that is not closed off in the system. Too many OMG boys, but loved the idea and how you never gave up in getting this done.

  • xXZom GamesXx
    xXZom GamesXx 2 months ago +1

    Waking up to an ocean breeze every morning must be the most surreal feeling you could ever have.

  • Ahmed Kamal Hasin
    Ahmed Kamal Hasin 6 months ago +1373

    Wow I didn't expect a cargo ship company to be filled with such positive, uplifting people. Whoever that's in charge of their HR policies has done a good job of.

    • At
      At 2 months ago +1

      Plenty of them are not. I can tel you that simply based on my knowledge of the human species.

    LAURA-ANN CHARLOT 4 months ago

    THIS video is a prime example of why Clip-Share should exist. My hat's off to everyone at DFDS who made this possible. No American shipping company would ever allow something like this, because of the risk of a liability lawsuit if a non-employee passenger got hurt somehow. And you even got to see the engine room, and the freaking shaft alley! When I was still young enough to crawl around machinery spaces, I would have killed for an opportunity like that! Thank you!

  • MrElis
    MrElis 2 months ago

    I love how they were basically like "Thank you Captain, us civilians can only imagine what it's like!" Meanwhile the Master/Captain, and crew are like "tf is he talking about we are civilians" lmao

  • Knight Lautrec
    Knight Lautrec 4 months ago +1

    Crawling into the engine kind of gives you a real sense of horror from the fresh hell of being in there when the ship starts sinking.

  • Christopher Walker
    Christopher Walker 4 months ago

    This genuinely makes me think of working on a cargo ship, such a friendly group and environment.

  • Andrew Willard
    Andrew Willard 6 months ago +3241

    Shows how much DFDS is confident in showing what they do I feel like most companies would be so scared bc they do illegal stuff that you hear about all the time.

    • Sa
      Sa 4 months ago +1


    • Night
      Night 4 months ago

      @Scott Duffy maybe not at your company, but there are satellite images of tankers in the process of dumping oil into the ocean

    • Mikhail Kalashnikov
      Mikhail Kalashnikov 4 months ago

      @Zach an RPG’s gonna make a little bit more than a dent, considering they’re built for taking down tanks

    • airs2k
      airs2k 5 months ago

      @Luxaly .50 cal will take care of that....

    • Scott Duffy
      Scott Duffy 6 months ago +7

      @Zippy LaRue he’s meaning pumping oil overboard etc. which doesn’t happen. We have oil monitors onboard that record location. Ppm and how long we pump for, he has no idea what he is on about ships have storage tanks for these kinds of things and also ways to remove water from oil when pumping overboard

  • Ozzie Mandus
    Ozzie Mandus 4 months ago +1

    What a great captain and crew. You have to hand it to DFDS .

  • Traveler Helena
    Traveler Helena Month ago

    This one was an AWESOME video! I loved the energy of the crew

  • sumi
    sumi 2 months ago +4

    on a 3 am binge of this channel and so many new things learned, so humbled and awed at how big the world is, and so grateful for these videos created by passionate people

  • Hook Mann
    Hook Mann 3 months ago +4

    This is awesome. Thank you so much. What an adventure. Captain Ripped is a gem.

  • Master Of Thinking
    Master Of Thinking 2 months ago

    What an awesome crew. They feel and act like a family.

  • alex bakalov
    alex bakalov 6 months ago +1863

    DFDS just landed the greatest free ad ever, I would be surprised if they don't reach out for real business.

    • Aron
      Aron 3 months ago +5

      @Joshua Gall about half of DFDS fleet are passenger ferries.
      Now there’s 4.7 million people who might be drawn to choosing a DFDS ferry over a competitor.

    • J L
      J L 3 months ago

      I want to work for dfds now

    • vermilion
      vermilion 4 months ago +3

      @newnagasaki Ah but that's not quite right either. It's easy to forget that ultimately humans make these decisions. Whether that be a decision by a logistics manager to pick DFDS over a competitor because the two competing offerings are very similar, but this video jumps to mind.
      Or the decision of a person to apply to DFDS for a career because of the culture that they saw on display - and no doubt that person will align better with the business and become a better employee because of it.
      It is amazing how far these little gestures travel.

    • newnagasaki
      newnagasaki 4 months ago

      @The Confused Fisherman that's fine and dandy but you're not going to decide to use dfds because of this video. You're going to decide to use them if they meet your company's needs...price, capacity, transport time, etc.

    • newnagasaki
      newnagasaki 4 months ago +1

      @Joshua Gall exactly. They're not a Cruise ship company, they are a freight vessel operator. None of their clients will ever see this, and if they did, it's not going to determine if they get more business from them or not.

  • Sync Edits
    Sync Edits 3 months ago

    working on these ships seem like such a cool job

  • KoolKat4716
    KoolKat4716 4 months ago +1

    This is the coolest video I’ve ever seen. Hats off to DFDS for being so welcoming!

  • jake shaffer
    jake shaffer 4 months ago

    I thought it was possible to buy a ticket as a passenger on some of these vessels. One of my teachers said they did that after college with their roommate and it was pretty affordable as not many people travel that way

  • Sawyer
    Sawyer 3 months ago

    I'm pretty surprised how successful this was, I would not have thought any company would be on board with this.

  • Nelson Dellis
    Nelson Dellis 6 months ago +2720

    This is one of the most wholesome things on the internet right now. Loved it! Props to DFDS for being such good sports!

  • Raoul Duke Jr.
    Raoul Duke Jr. 21 day ago

    What an incredible crew 👍 excellent video, very well done.

  • Nikita De Leon
    Nikita De Leon Month ago +1

    The authentic sharing from the Capitan saying it was the hardest thing he'd ever done... so cool to see the realness of it all. The bittersweetness was real.

  • rex
    rex 29 days ago

    This was amazing. DFDS is a great company! Any company should strive to be like this.

  • Omega
    Omega  2 months ago

    What a wholesome experience and such a positive company

  • Daniel Flanagan
    Daniel Flanagan 4 months ago +1

    You can tell a good company by the attitude of the employees. These people are happy despite their sacrifice of being away from family. Good vibes from the captain on on down.

  • Kungen11
    Kungen11 6 months ago +1990

    The captain seems like a really good guy, I wish people would be more like him.

    • Balcita, Jann Venice L.
      Balcita, Jann Venice L. 6 months ago +1

      @NAILS Capt. Bahadir could've replied to you in a mean way because of your rude comment but chose to reply on a very humble manner instead. Goes to show how cool of a person Captain Bahadir is.

    • shooster
      shooster 6 months ago

      Captain Bahadir You are good at Basketball!

    • KP
      KP 6 months ago +2

      There's millions and millions and millions of people just like him. 👍

    • cagney billingsley
      cagney billingsley 6 months ago +1

      this type of thing was cooler when it was just done, and not being filmed by some panzy for social media. lol jk cool content