Business areas


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 categories:

 Sunnanhav     206     Gazelle


Our 13 product tankers are all of coastal size and sail on the North and Baltic seas. They tankers are commercially managed by our subsidiary Thun Tankers.

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.

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 engaged in international shipping and are commercially managed by our subsidiary Citadel Shipping.

Cement Carriers

Our eight cement carriers are co-owned with Norwegian shipowner KGJ Cement AS, through the joint venture JT Cement AS. They are all under 5.000 dwt and operate in northern Europe.

Other Activities

Port Agencies

The Erik Thun Group runs two port agencies.

SegerhammarsSegerhammars Skeppsmäkleri AB was founded in Gothenburg in 1923 and has been affiliated with the Erik Thun Group since 1958. The firm is one of the first established shipping offices in Gothenburg and has ever since been the leading agency within the area. Segerhammars serves all kinds of ships in the ports of Gothenburg, Stenungsund, Åmål, along the Trollhättan Canal and Falkenberg Shipyard. Segerhammars was previously co-owned with shipowner Ahlmarks, but is fully owned by Thun since 2012.

Citadel Shipping AgencyCitadel 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.


saab340The Erik Thun Group is involved in aircraft sales and leasing. Currently (June 2014) we have a fleet of 32 regional turboprop aircraft. We mainly operate in the Nordic market, Ireland, the Balkans, Romania and Cyprus. Contact info:



Meat processing


Our 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.