News archive from 2019

M/V Shetland successfully launched

We are very pleased to let you know that we have completed the naming and launching of our new cement vessel M/V Shetland at Ferus Smit BV shipyard in Westerbroek, Netherlands on Thursday 11th of April.

M/V Shetland is a dedicated cement carrier built for JT Cement AS, a joint venture between KGJ Cement, NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers Ltd and Erik Thun AB. She is a sister vessel of Greenland and Ireland, with a LNG fueled propulsion system. The vessel has improved cargo carrying capacity and LNG tank capacity compared to her sister ships, and will be able to receive shore power. Find out more here. 

Mrs. Marianne Eide, spouse of Mr. Jonny Eide, Commercial Vice President KGJ Cement, performed the naming ceremony. After the ceremony, the launching went smoothly and was followed by a nice dinner for the invited guests.

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Naming ceremony in Jiangsu, China March 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Thun Tankers of the Erik Thun Group completed the naming ceremony for two new product/chemical tankers during Saturday 23rd of March on site at the Chinese shipyard AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding Ltd. The two vessels are named Thun Lidkoping and Thun London and will be a part of the intermediate segment of Gothia Tanker Alliance.

Please find out more in our press release.

Godmother Ms. Alice Brax naming Thun London

Erik Thun AB söker Controller till huvudkontoret i Lidköping

Erik Thun AB söker Controller till vårt huvudkontor i Lidköping.
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We are searching for staff to our office in Lidköping, Sweden.
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