About the company

The company

The ship Götheborg is owned by SOIC (Svenska Ostindiska Companiet). 

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 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

Chairman

Stefan Björk

Owner Greencarrier

Johan Jemdahl

CEO Greencarrier

Josefine Widegren

Head of HR Greencarrier

Peter Alexandersson

CEO SOIC Ship Management

Latest news

Forty weekends of volunteering on board Götheborg

21 December 2021

What started with a somewhat grumpy car ride in 2001, resulted in twenty years of passionate interest in the ship Götheborg. Recently, Inga Blomstrand and Leif Bäckman, joined their 40th weekend of volunteering at the ship.

How to make a new yard

17 December 2021

The main yard on the ship Götheborg is 23 meters long and weighs 1.7 tonnes – and we're making a new one! This involves great craftmanship and many hours of hard work. Hear our carpenter Manne explain the work being done in our workshop in Gothenburg.