Sustainability report 2020 Erik Thun AB

Erik Thun AB has published its Sustainability report for 2020. The Sustainability report is a way to describe the economic, environmental and social impacts of our everyday activities, as a complement to the annual report. 

Our vision is to be a sustainable Swedish partner over generations. Being in the shipping industry, we believe we can actually make a difference in the global perspective by being responsible and do our part. We also believe that gender equality, diversity and inclusiveness are important parts of our sustainability work and will be a focus ahead, both for us and for the global maritime industry.

From ”top to bottom” involving our Board of directors, the management, our employees as well as our partners and customers, we are committed to combine our daily operations and business projects with a long-term aim to minimise our environmental footprint

Ny styrelsemedlem hos Direkt Chark

Vi välkomnar en ny styrelsemedlem till vårt dotterbolag Direkt Chark i Göteborg AB. Läs mer på vår LinkedIn.

M/V Thun Equality successfully launched

On Monday March 1, Thun Tankers launched Thun Equality in an online event where she was named by God Mother Margareta Alestig, Chairman of the Board of Erik Thun AB. Equality, diversity and inclusiveness are big parts of our sustainability work, and it has been and will be a focus ahead.

You are welcome to watch the launch online or read our press release.

M/V Thun Blyth delivered

We have taken delivery of our first NaabsaMAX, Thun Blyth. She is now entering into a long-term agreement with UK based Geos Group Ltd. Her first destination was the port of Blyth in UK where she will start operating. Please find out more reading our press release.

New Chairman of the Board of Erik Thun AB

We are happy to let you know that Margareta Alestig has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board in Erik Thun AB, from 1 September.

Margareta has extensive experience from the shipping and the logistics industry, as well as the financial industry, both as operative management and from board assignments.

She has been, amongst other assignments, CFO for the listed company Broström AB, CFO for JCE Group AB and for Swisslog AB. Her current operating position is Deputy Managing Director for the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund. Margareta Alestig has a graduate in Business Administration. We are looking forward to be working together with Margareta and we believe that her wide and profound experience will be important when developing our company further.

M/V Thun Blyth successfully launched

Shipping unites, also in challenging times, the naming and launching of our NaabsaMAX is a good example of that. Together from Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and UK we in Thun Tankers, Geos Group and MF Shipping Group are happy to welcome our new vessel. ”May she and all who sail in her stay well!”

You are welcome to watch the launch online.

Fifth L-class delivered in China

On Tuesday 7 July, Thun Tankers took delivery of the fifth L-class, Thun Lundy, at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (former known as AVIC Dingheng) in China. Just like her sister ships – Thun Lidkoping, Thun London, Thun Liverpool & Thun Liffey – she will enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network.

Please read more in our press release.

Vessel and crew
(photo taken by Claas Vis, MF Shipping Group superintendent on site)

Erik Thun AB i stor utbildningssatsning

Erik Thun AB gör sin största satsning hittills i vidareutbildning av såväl ombordanställd som landanställd personal genom den nya online-utbildningsplattformen Seably. I det första skedet gäller det personal på kontoret i Lidköping och samtliga ombordanställda på fartyg under färöisk flagg, vilka opereras från Lidköping.

-Precis som många andra rederier ser vi att våra anställda är det viktigaste vi har. De tar hand om våra tillgångar på ett bra sätt och det är viktigt att de får möjlighet att utbilda sig vidare. Förr hade man sin roll och den var rätt statisk. Vi ser att det är många som gör karriär i företaget och hittar nya roller, säger Henrik Källsson, vice VD för Erik Thun AB.

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Thun Tankers orders a second NaabsaMAX product tanker – Enters into a long-term agreement with Geos Group Ltd.

Our subsidiary Thun Tankers BV has placed an order for a second 4,250-deadweight product tanker. The ordered tanker will be delivered May 2022 and will together with her previously ordered sister enter into a long-term agreement with UK based Geos Group Ltd. Both vessels will be built with “NAABSA” design – “Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground” – being able to call tidal restricted niche ports.

Please read more in our press release >>

Sustainability report Erik Thun AB 2019

Erik Thun AB has published its sustainability report for 2019. The sustainability report is a way to describe the economic, environmental and social impacts of our everyday activities, as a complement to the annual report. Shipping is a controlled industry and restricted in many ways by global policies and sustainability has constantly been an important part in how we work and do business.

We have focused on our environmental, social, and business ethical responsibilities, describing how we work proactively to analyze risk and avoid incidents. We also strive to be technical innovators when it comes to clever solutions that minimize the environmental footprint.

Please find out more here >>