Rederi AB Gotland’s New Route To Germany Can Start In Autumn

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Recently Rederi AB Gotland said that they are planning for a new ferry line Nynäshamn – Rostock. (“Hansa Line”)

In an interview with Swedish Radio P4, Rederi AB Gotland’s CEO Håkan Johansson said

they are doing intensive preparatory work. “We have aimed to launch the ferry line this autumn.”

The company has been awarded an eco-bonus from the government, with the aim of transferring truck traffic from land to sea, estimated to reduce emissions by about 20%

Consultants of Steerlink Partners have mapped concrete freight flows and had dialogues with large goods owners and transport buyers.

Press Release Steerlink Partners

Rederi AB Gotland has started to collaborate with Wallenius Marine to further establish itself in international shipping. Wallenius will take over the operation of ropax VISBY, on charter to DFDS for the Dunkerque – Rosslare route. In the near future the Swedish vessel will be reflagged to Malta.

Rederi AB Gotland Starts Technology Company ‘Gotland Tech Development’

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Rederi AB Gotland starts a technology development company called Gotland Tech Development. The new company will drive the development towards more sustainable technology solutions and a maritime transport system without carbon dioxide emissions. The company aims to work partner-based with a focus on new technology development for maritime industries but will also look at broader collaborations in the transport, energy and fuel areas.

Rederi Ab Gotland Is Planning For A New Ferry Line Between Sweden And Germany

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Rederi AB Gotland is planning a new ferry line, under the working name Hansalinjen.

The new route may serve Rostock, Germany, and Nynäshamn, with the possibility of certain trips to call at the port of Visby.

Rederi AB Gotland has been awarded an eco-bonus from the Government with the aim of transferring truck traffic from land to sea.

A new ferry line would be a sister business to Destination Gotland, which connects the old Hanseatic cities of Rostock, Visby and Stockholm. It opens up a new route for all German travelers who want to visit Gotland and Sweden.


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Rederie Gotland’s Results 1 January – 31 August

Parent company of Destination Gotland AB and others have performed well during the first 8 months of the year.

  • +4.0% Profit after financial items SEK 288m (277)
  • +16.1% Operating profit SEK 381m (329)
  • +0% Profit after tax SEK 202m (202)

In December 2018, the shipping company took delivery of VISBORG, the first of two newbuilding projects at the GSI shipyard in China for LNG-powered ropax ferries.

Interim 8-month report Rederi AB Gotland

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Rederi AB Gotland, a subsidiary of Trojaborg AB, published its interim report for the period 1 January – 31 August 2017 (the full year ends 31 December).

The company has subsidiaries in the hotel business, property management, tanker shipping, ship repair and ferries. The latter operates as Destination Gotland AB between mainland Sweden and the domestic island of Gotland with ro-pax ferries VISBY and GOTLAND, HSC GOTLANDIA and GOTLANDIA II, and ro-ro GUTE.

The current agreement for Gotland traffic with the Swedish Transport Administration extends until January 2027. The company has two LNG ro-paxes on order in China.

Group’s operating profit amounted to SEK 327 million (374).

Profit after financial income and expenses decreased from SEK 382 million to SEK 304 million.

Turnover was SEK 1,653 million (1,528).

Photo : GOTLANDIA © Mike Louagie