Sawn timber to the US

Jönsson Novabolagen has as brokers booked a cargo with sawn timber from Sweden to the US East Coast. The cargo was loaded onto a handy-size ship with gantry-cranes. Let's hope that the american market will start to bloom again and create an increased demand for swedish timber!

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Jönsson Nova represented at Norwegian 20 year anniversery

tradewinds 4Norbroker celebrated 20 years in business during two days in Flekkefjord, Norway. Jönsson Novabolagen was represented by Henrik Andersson, which was noticed by and published in Tradewinds on September 20th.

M/V Antonia B at Oskarshamn

Antonia B Oskarshamn augusti 2013

Antonia B calling Oskarshamn, loading timber for Tunisia. The vessel belongs to the JNAB fleet since 2008 and she trades mostly between the Baltic and the Mediterranean with sawn timber. Tunisia and Algeria are regular destinations. Antonia B can load about 5500 tons or 7000 cbm timber and sails under Antigua flag.

Jönsson Novabolagen ships international exhibition

On August the 30th Prince Carl Philip will open the exhibition ”1001 Inventions – Discover the Muslim Heritage in Our World” at Värmlands Museum in Karlstad. Jönsson Novabolagen has arranged the transport of the five containers with the exhibition, from Virginia US to Karlstad, being the first stop on the European tour.

1001 Inventions is a price winning, international idea- and science historical exhibition showing scientific and cultural achievements during the golden age of the Muslim civilizations between the years 600 and 1600. The exhibition has already been a great success in New York, London, Istanbul, Los Angeles, Washinton DC and Doha and has been praised by international celebrities such as Hillary Clinton and Prince Charles.

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Addition to the Jönsson Novabolagen fleet

We welcome our new vessel M/V NAJADE to the Jönsson Novabolagen fleet. The vessel on 3900 dwcc was built 2011 and will mostly run in our liner trade with timber from Sweden to Great Britain.

The picture shows the vessel loading timber on the Pampus quay in Norrköping.


M/V Anicia discharging wood chips in Norrköping

Anicia Norrköping

M/V Anicia was in October in Norrköping for discharging of a wood chips cargo from Grimsby. This was one of the vessel's last voyages in JNAB time charter. Anicia has been sailing under the company flag since March 2007 and has during this time shipped over 321.000 cubic metres sawn timber and 310.000 tons bulk cargo.

With this we also would like to thank owners and crew for very good cooperation during the past years.


The Lundatorp terminal closes down

The board of Jönsson Novabolagen AB has decided to close down all warehousing- and terminal activities at the Lundatorp terminal during December 2012.

We would like to thank all our customers for good cooperation during the past years.

Ahlmarks Lines A.-B. acquires Jönsson Novabolagen AB

Ahlmarks Lines A.-B. has today signed an agreement to acquire Jönsson Novabolagen AB, a company based in Norrköping, on 1 August 2012. This acquisition is to be considered an aggressive investment in maritime transport, by which Ahlmarks Lines – Sweden's oldest liner shipping company, celebrating its 165th anniversary this year – will grow further. The acquisition is subject to the approval of the Competition authority.

Håkan Thorell, CEO of Ahlmarks Lines A.-B. says:

  • This acquisition will reinforce our service offerings on the Baltic coast. Jönsson Novabolagen is in the forefront as regards a variety of logistics solutions, which will strengthen our total offering on the market.
  • We foresee an increase in the demand for more effective transport solutions in the future. We are now prepared to meet those demands, and to further strengthen our position.

Peter Anderson, CEO of Jönsson Novabolagen AB says:

  • The consolidation with Ahlmarks Group means that we will become part of a structure that is well-known to us and that we are comfortable with; A family-owned structure with a long-term perspective, providing opportunities to meet future challenges.

The expected synergy effects will of course strengthen our business, which concurs with our customer-focused perspective on transport and logistics solutions.

Jönsson Novabolagen AB, with head offices in Norrköping, was founded in 1933. The turnover is approximately SEK 250 million. Operations are carried out from the cities of Norrköping and Karlshamn to, inter alia, North African and UK ports.

Ahlmarks Lines A.-B., founded in 1847, is one of Sweden's oldest liner shipping companies, with head offices in Karlstad. The company is a subsidiary of O.F. Ahlmark & Co. Efter. A.-B., operating in trading, industry, and shipping. The turnover of the Group is expected to exceed SEK 2.5 billion in 2012.

For further information, please contact Håkan Thorell, CEO, Ahlmarks Lines A.-B., telephone +46- 54 14 97 00, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,

or Peter Anderson, CEO, Jönsson Novabolagen AB, telephone +46-11 25 08 00/19, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Best regards

Ahlmark Lines A.-B.
Håkan Thorell

Jönsson Novabolagen AB
Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson new vice chairman in the Swedish Shipbrokers Association

At the annual meeting in Gefle in May Jönsson Novabolagen's Managing Director Peter Anderson was elected by the board as new vice chairman in the Swedish Shipbrokers Association.