About the company

The company

SOIC Ship Management owns Götheborg of Sweden. The mission of SOIC Ship Management AB is to ensure that the ship is kept in excellent condition and will continue to sail the oceans of the world. This will be fulfilled through our future expeditions.

Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest, ocean-going, wooden sailing ship. After six years at her home quay, extensive maintenance work, including two shipyard visits, as well as lifting and inspecting the mainmast, the ship will sail to Stockholm in August 2021 and to Asia in 2022.

Our owners

SOIC Ship Management AB is a fully owned subsidiary of Greencarrier AB, one of the Nordic countries' largest privately owned logistics companies. The company has branches in 11 countries worldwide 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


Stefan Björk

Owner Greencarrier

Johan Jemdahl

CEO Greencarrier

Josefine Widegren

Head of HR Greencarrier

Peter Alexandersson

CEO SOIC Ship Management

Latest news

Sustainability workshop with CSR Västsverige

23 November 2021

Sustainability is at the core of our expedition 2022/2023. Therefore, we have started a process of identifying what we can improve and what we can do to make sure we take responsible decisions and actions for a sustainable future.

New yards in the making

19 November 2021

The exciting task for this week included locating, taking down, debarking and preparing timber that will become six new yards on the ship! Heading out on our big expedition to Asia next year, we need to bring spare yards with us, and this week has been very busy at the sawmill outside of Laholm.