Erik Thun Group

The Erik Thun Group is a family company in the second generation, now also involving a third. We regard continuity within the family as a guarantee that we preserve our values also in the future. On this page you can read more about our current business activities.

Shipping

The group owns and operates around 40 vessels. You can find all fleet lists and photos on our ships page. These range in size from 4,000 to 10,500 tons deadweight and are divided into four segments:

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Tankers

Our subsidiary company, Thun Tankers, is market leader in North West Europe for smaller product tankers. Thun Tankers fully owns 13 tankers and together with our partners we operate 15 tankers in sizes ranging from 5,000  to 10,000 dwt.

Dry Cargo

Our conventional dry cargo ships are of Väner-max size and sail between Lake Vänern, the west coast of Sweden, the Baltic Sea and Continental and Mediterranean ports. They are commercially managed from our head office in Lidköping. You can view the fleet list for the Dry Cargo ships here.

Self Unloaders

Our seven self-unloading ships range in size up to 10.500 dwt and are all fitted with Thun Cargo Scooper discharging equipment. They are trading different commodities in Nordic Europe, Mediterranean and between Brazil and Canada and are commercially managed by our subsidiary Citadel Shipping.

Cement Carriers

Our seven cement carriers are co-owned with Norwegian shipowner KGJ Cement AS, through the joint venture JT Cement AS. They are between 3,700-7,300 dwt and operate in northern Europe.

Other Activities

Port Agencies

The Erik Thun Group runs two port agencies.

OPSHIP 2 

OP Ship AB started as a company in April 2017 and is part of the Erik Thun Group. When the Group acquired the majority stake in the ship broking company OP Svensson Shipping AB they merged together with Erik Thun owned company Segerhammars Skeppsmäkleri. Together they now trade under the name OP Ship. The ambition is to become the obvious choice as a supplier of dry cargo vessels in the European market. http://www.opship.se/

Citadel Shipping Agency

 

 

Citadel Shipping AB  has been a part of the Erik Thun Group since 1990 and has extensive experience in port agency and clearance. Its port agency division serves vessels calling at Helsingborg, Landskrona and Malmö. Citadel Shipping can handle all different kinds of tonnage in any size suitable for the actual port such as general cargo, bulk vessels, tankers and container. http://www.citadelshipping.se/

 

Aviation

SAAB 340bThe Erik Thun Group is involved in aircraft sales and leasing. Currently (June 2014) we have a fleet of 22 regional turboprop aircraft. We mainly operate in the Nordic market and Ireland. Contact person Henrik Källsson.

 

 

Meat processing

Direkt Chark ABOur subsidiary Direkt Chark AB produces high quality processed meat products in its own facilities in Gothenburg. The company operates one of Sweden’s largest facilities for cold smoked and air-dried processed meat.

http://www.direktchark.se/

 

 

Inland Waterways

UtskriftAvatar Logistics develop logistics solutions on the inland waterways. The company was founded in 2015 and is owned by the shipping companies, Erik Thun AB, Ahlmarks Lines AB and VT Group Ltd. Company Presentation Avatar

http://avatarlogistics.se/