Gotlandslinjen was a subsidiary of Nordström & Thulin AB shipping company which was awarded the concession to operate the routes between the Swedish island of Gotland and the Swedish mainland from 1988. The shipping company operated the traffic until 1997 when Rederi AB Gotland were awarded the concession to operate the route with there newly created subsidiary Destination Gotland.

Gotlandslinjen Archive

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MV Olau Hollandia (I) – Past and Present

MV Almariya, ex Nordlandia, Olau Hollandia (I) – Twin screw motor vessel built in 1981 by AG Weser Seebeckwerft AG, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard no 1028) as a passenger and motor vehicle ferry for Olau Line Ltd Co, Hamburg

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MV Darnia – Past and Present

MV Neptunia, ex Nord Neptunis, Darnia, Stena Topper – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1977 at Österreichische Schiffswerften AG, Korneuburg, Vienna (Yard No 710) for Stena Line Ab, Göteborg as an ice-strengthened passenger and vehicle ferry