About the company

The company

The ship Götheborg is owned by SOIC (Svenska Ostindiska Companiet). SOIC is also the owner of Rederi Götheborg AB, that bare boat charters Götheborg. 

Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest, active, ocean-going, wooden sailing ship. The ship is now on a great expedition to Asia. She left Sweden in June 2022 and is sailing in Europe in 2022 and 2023, before heading on to Asia.

Our owners

SOIC is a fully owned subsidiary of Greencarrier Group, a family-owned company with over 40 years of history specializing in logistics solutions. Greencarrier Group comprises several businesses in the Nordic and Baltic countries and offers global logistics solutions with all modes of transport, focusing on knowledge, innovation and sustainable solutions.

The ship's principal patron and godmother

We are very proud to present His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf as the ship’s principal patron and Her Majesty Queen Silvia as the ship’s godmother.

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors

Rederi Götheborg AB, Board of Directors

Lars G Malmer

Chairman

Stefan Björk

Owner Greencarrier

Johan Jemdahl

Board Member

Josefine Widegren

Head of HR Greencarrier

Peter Alexandersson

CEO SOIC AB

Latest news

Opening hours in February

02 February 2023

In February and the first week of March we are open on Saturdays. We offer guided tours in English with one of our crew members. Please make sure to prebook your tickets online to save your spot! 

Sail for free on board Götheborg

26 January 2023

We now offer a unique opportunity to sail for free on board the Götheborg during the first six weeks of this year’s sailing adventure. Sign on in Barcelona mid-March and sign off in the Brittany/Normandie area right at the end of April. This is a bucket list sailing adventure that you don’t want to miss!

First stopover: Sète, France

26 January 2023

The first stopover on the European Tour 2023 will be beautiful Sète in the south of France. Between 24–27 March will be moored at Quai d'Alger at the heart of Sète. With the release of the first sailing destination of the European Tour 2023, the first and last stopover are now official.