Rederi AB Gotland

Past and Present – Rederi AB Gotland

Rederi AB Gotland is a public listed company trading as Gotlandsbolaget (Gotland Company), the group consists of three business sectors: shipping, hotels/tour operator activities and management of own properties.

The company was founded in 1865 under the name Ångfartygsbolaget Gotland and is Sweden’s oldest passenger shipping company. Rederi AB Gotland is a Gotland company employing almost 500 people full time. Two-thirds of the company’s 2,700 or so shareholders are from Gotland.

The companies operation encompasses the ownership and operation of ferries, ro-ro, product tankers and hotel facilities. The ferries, which are in service between Gotland and mainland Sweden, are run operationally through the subsidiary Destination Gotland AB. The tanker shipping operation is the responsibility of the subsidiary Gotland Tankers AB which handles administration and operation of the tankers. GotlandsResor AB is responsible for the management and operation of the Group’s hotel properties.

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