The Swedish Competition Authority approves cooperation between Gotlandsbolaget and Viking Line

August 25, 2023

Viking Line and Gotlandsbolaget announced on 9 August 2023 that they are forming a joint company with the task of developing and offering cruises with BIRKA STOCKHOLM between Stockholm-Mariehamn and Stockholm-Mariehamn-Visby.

The completion of this business transaction and the start-up of the new joint venture are contingent on the approval of the Swedish Competition Authority. The Swedish Competition Authority has (on August 23, 2023) announced that they are deciding to leave the concentration without action, which means that the deal is proceeding according to plan.