News

Launching of Thun Reliance

On Friday, May 3, we had the pleasure of naming and launching the ‘Thun Reliance’. She is the second of eight ordered product tankers in our “Resource Efficiency Class”,  being built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV.

The vessel was named by Godmother Camilla Dimberg, Head of Physical Management at Preem. Upon delivery, the Thun Reliance will enter a long-term employment with Preem. The vessel will be technically managed by MF Shipping Group. You can find out more in our press release.

Thun Resource is delivered

Thun Resource, the first in a series of eight product tankers in our ”Resource Efficient Class”, has been delivered to Thun Tankers and as of today, she is entering into a long-term employment with Nynas AB. Thun Resource will be technically managed by MF Shipping Group and is built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV.

Adaptive propulsion to minimize energy usage, ready for shore electricity connection, UPS battery pack, the latest hull design and the newest and most resource efficient machinery are some examples of the vessel’s new features. The eight ordered R-class vessels are part of Thun Tankers fleet renewal program, carefully tailor-made to meet and exceed our client’s future demands. Find out more in our press release.

Thun Tankers adds new orders of the Resource Efficiency Class

The Erik Thun Group is pleased to announce the addition of further four new vessels ordered. Two multi-purpose dry cargo vessels and two coastal tankers have been ordered and will be built by Shipsveerf Ferus Smit B.V. in the Netherlands. This order brings the current order book from Shipveerf Ferus Smit B.V up to fourteen vessels and our current order book up to fifteen vessels in total. To find out more, please read the press release.

Launching of Thun Resource

Last Friday, November 10, we had the pleasure of naming and launching the Thun Resource. She is the first of six ordered product tankers in our new Resource Efficiency Class-series,  being built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV with delivery from 2024 and onwards.

The vessel was named by Godmother Ulrika Hamill, a representative of Nynas AB. Upon delivery, the Thun Resource will be technically managed by MF Shipping Group and enter into a five-year time charter to Nynas AB. Find out more by reading our press release and watch the movie.

Resource efficient tankers

Last week we announced the order of four 7999 mts dwt tankers. The ordered “Resource Efficiency Class” vessels are an addition to the two previously ordered sisters, extending the series to six identical coastal tankers. Focus on resource efficiency, environmental responsibility and logistical reliability has been key in the design process.

The six ordered ’R-class’ sisters will be built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV in the Netherlands with delivery from 2024 and onwards. Please find out more in our press release.

Thun Tankers orders two resource efficient tankers

Thun Tankers have placed an order for two 7,999 mts dwt tankers. The ordered “R-Class” vessels are a further development of Thuns’ existing vessels. Focus on resource efficiency, environmental responsibility and logistical reliability has been key in the design process.

Thun Tankers is part of the Erik Thun Group, a company owned by the Källsson family since 1938. The ships, that will be built by Scheepswerf Ferus Smit BV in the Netherlands, will be delivered during first half 2024. Ferus Smit BV has previously built forty ships for Erik Thun. Upon delivery they will enter into the Gothia Tanker Alliance network and be technically managed by MF Shipping Group. Adaptive propulsion to minimize energy usage, UPS battery pack, the latest hull design and the newest and most resource efficient machinery are some examples of the vessels new features.

Please read more in our press release

Erik Thun orders new climate friendly tanker

Erik Thun has signed a contract for a new dual-fuel tanker. Upon delivery, the vessel will become number ten in the “Vinga series” of globally top-performing sister vessels when it comes to energy efficiency and reduced climate footprint.

She is the latest contribution to nine previous sister vessels, all trading within the Gothia Tanker Alliance. All sisters are designed with special focus on minimal impact on the environment. Erik Thun’s close partner Furetank will technically and commercially manage the new vessel and upon delivery in 2024, the vessel will enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network. Please read more in our press release.

M/V Thun Britain delivered

Our product tanker Thun Britain, with ”NAABSA” design – Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground – has been delivered and as of today, she is entering into a long-term agreement with UK based Geos Group Ltd.

The “Thun Britain” is the second in a series of two ordered NaabsaMAX size tankers. In November 2020 the sister vessel “Thun Blyth” was delivered and has since then been trading for Geos Group. Please find out more here.

We take m/t Wisby Argan on commercial management

We are pleased to announce that we will strengthen our existing fleet with m/t Wisby Argan. The Wisby Tanker owned vessel will enter into the Gothia Tanker Alliance network with immediate effect and will be the fourth Wisby Tanker owned product tanker commercially managed by Thun Tankers.

Press Release Wisby Argan 01/02/2022

Welcome Thun Britain

On Friday January 7th our second NaabsaMAX, Thun Britain, was launched in Leer, Germany. Our long experience of building resource efficient, high quality vessels has been used in the building process. Focus has been to maximize the vessel´s cargo intake and increase in-port performance; with the scope to allow further increased cargo lot sizes going into restricted niche ports.

Resource efficiency, new regulations and environmental care has been key in the development of the new vessel. Upon delivery in March, the vessel will enter into a long-term agreement with UK based Geos Group Ltd. Please find out more by reading our press release.