TransAtlantic divests MultiDocker to Skärdgårdshavet AB
Percy Österström, Senior Vice President at TransAtlantic’s business area Industrial Shipping, has decided to leave TransAtlantic in order to be fully engaged in operations connected to Skärgårdshavet AB, fully owned by Percy Österström.
The TransAtlantic Annual General Meeting, taking place April 27, 2012, approved to sell all of their shares in MultiDocker to Skärgårdshavet AB, according to agreement and in line with an option that was made in connection with TransAtlantic’s acquisition of Österströms International AB last year. MultiDocker is now a daughter company to, and 100% owned by Skärdgårdshavet AB.
Percy Österström was previously CEO and owner of Österströms Rederi AB. He has the last few months worked with developing and strengthening customer relations within TransAtlantic’s business area Industrial Shipping. He has also been a member of the Board for the business area.
When Percy Österström now leaves his assignment, TransAtlantic would like to thank him for excellent cooperation, wishing him all the best for the future.
For further information, please contact Head of Corporate Communications, Carina Dietmann, ph +46 31 763 2334
Rederi AB TransAtlantic is a leading Swedish shipping company with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden and additional offices in Europe. The company is organized into two business areas: Industrial Shipping and Viking Supply Ships. The fleet consists of 62 vessels and the company has about 850 employees. The turnover in 2011 was MSEK 2 989. The Industrial Shipping business area consists of five divisions: Bulk, Container, RoRo Baltic, Short Sea Bulk and Integrated Logistics. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small Cap segment. www.rabt.se TransAtlantic is obliged to make this information public according to the Financial Markets Act and the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The information was submitted for publication on May 2, 2012 at 02.00 pm.