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Götheborg is the world’s largest active wooden ship and a unique replica of an 18th century Swedish East India Company ship that sank outside of Gothenburg in 1745. The ship is today used as a platform to promote trade and sustainable innovations for a better future.

Latest press releases

The ship Götheborg’s expedition to Asia is extended to 2023

07 October 2021

The ship Götheborg of Sweden today announced that the planned expedition to Asia is extended with a year, in response to the great interest in the expedition start-up in 2021. Arrival at the end destination in Asia, Shanghai, will be in September 2023. The route is expanded primarily in Europe, with focus on Northern Europe.

The ship Götheborg uses biofuels to reduce environmental and climate impact

25 August 2021

When sailing to Stockholm, and back to Gothenburg, the ship Götheborg uses RME biodiesel instead of marine diesel in two of its four fuel tanks. The initiative is part of a bigger sustainability commitment to minimise the ship’s environmental impact and promote solutions for a more sustainable world.

The ship Götheborg of Sweden sails to Stockholm

23 August 2021

Thursday, 26 August 2021, the ship Götheborg will arrive in Stockholm harbour. It’s the first time in six years that the ship is sailing, and the starting point for the major journey to Asia that the ship will make next year, in 2022. The mission for the journey is to strengthen Swedish-Asian trade relations, and promote the need for innovative solutions for a more sustainable world.

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