About the company

The company

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

Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest, active, ocean-going, wooden sailing ship. In 2022/2023 Götheborg of Sweden will embark on a two-year long expedition to Asia, sailing in Europe in 2022 and continue to Asia in 2023.

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

SOIC Ship Management AB, Board of Directors

Lars G Malmer

Chairman

Stefan Björk

Owner Greencarrier

Johan Jemdahl

CEO Greencarrier

Josefine Widegren

Head of HR Greencarrier

Peter Alexandersson

CEO SOIC Ship Management

Latest news

The Biscayan Adventure

05 May 2022

Join us on the longest and most adventurous of the European sailing legs. Fifteen days of sailing, crossing the Bay of Biscay as we head south towards Lisbon and later the Mediterranean. A sail to cross off the bucket list!

Lisbon stopover announced today

04 May 2022

In September, Götheborg will sail to Lisbon, Portugal. It is the first time that the ship visits Portugal. Götheborg will be in Lisbon 5–8 September 2022 and will be moored at the central location of Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos. The ship will be open to visitors during its stay. Welcome on board!

The Gotenius shipyard visit – What has been done?

26 April 2022

We have now been at the shipyard for a number of weeks in order to get ready for the Asia Expedition. We've had sunshine, rain and snowstorms during our time at Gotenius, but now it's time to head back to Pier 4 at Eriksberg in Gothenburg. Let us tell you all about it.