Avatar Logistics initiates cooperation with Sand & Grus AB Jehander and buys the vessel MS Jehander
Avatar Logistics AB and Sand & Grus AB Jehander initiates cooperation on maritime transports within the Lake Mälaren, the company said in its press release.
At the same time, Avatar Logistics, from November 1 st 2018, will take over ownership and the operation of Jehander vessel MS Jehander 1, including the six employees onboard.
MS Jehander transports 300.000 tonnes of aggregates (rock and gravel material to the construction industry) from Jehander loading sites in Mälaren to the concrete factories in the city of Stockholm. The waterway transportation replaces about 10.000 trucks per year, that otherwise would have burdened the roads in the central area of Stockholm city. The acquisition of m/s Jehander 1 also includes that Avatar Logistics will begin development of a new environmentally friendly and efficient motor barge, which will be operational in a couple of years.