Are you interested in volunteering at Götheborg during our maintenance period? We are now looking for a few volunteers who have sailed with us recently and are willing to stay with us for 6-8 weeks.
About 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 ocean-going wooden sailing ship. In 2022 and 2023 the ship has been on a year-long expedition. In June 2023 she returned to Gothenburg to officially open the city's 400-year anniversary with gun salute.
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.
Meet the owner of Götheborg
In this article the owner of Greencarrier Group, Stefan Björk, shares his personal motivations behind acquiring the Götheborg – a business decision made by the heart. With candor, he discusses the inherent challenges and remarkable advantages of owning the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship. He also opens up about why he welcomes and encourages other companies and partners to join him and Greencarrier on the extraordinary journey and adventure that is Götheborg. This is a read that should not be missed!
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
Head of HR Greencarrier
CEO SOIC AB
Summer is over and the maintenance of our beloved ship is in need of some extra pair of hands! If you have time to spend, and love the dark and musky fragrance of tar?
Good news! We will extend the period that we are open to visitors in Eriksberg, Gothenburg. All through September 2023, we will stay open for guided tours on weekends. Opening hours will be 11:00–16:00 and tours will leave once an hour. Welcome on board the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship!
Owner and main partner
Greencarrier is a global group offering logistics solutions all over the world, focusing on knowledge, innovation and sustainable solutions. SOIC and Greencarrier share common values and when we start our journey towards a sustainable future with commerce, shipping and logistics as our base, Svenska Ostindiska Companiet is simply our starting point. We like challenges, and our attitude is:
Yes, it's possible!