We work on sustainability

Our vision is to create sustainable experiences on our boats in Uddevalla and Bohuslän all year round.

Our work with sustainability is partly about improving and constantly developing our products, contributing to a sustainable environment by carefully selecting and evaluating means of transport, products, suppliers and partners. We work to sustainably develop our organization and develop the competence of our staff. During 2018, we will, among other things, work on two new sustainability projects.

From road to water without emissions

Through a preliminary study in 2018/2019, we at Skärgårdsbåtarna have investigated the possibilities of moving traffic from the roads to the water and in this way contribute to relieving the load on the road network, as well as making travel more environmentally efficient.
Traveling on water is safer than traveling on land, and waterways require much less maintenance than roads on land. If you can also replace diesel engines with electric engines, the journeys will be more environmentally efficient. The study shows a solution where public transport and recreational transport are combined, so that our and other people’s boats can be used more efficiently and contribute to a more sustainable world. The project was partly financed by the EU and Leader Södra Bohuslän.

To see a video about parts of the study, click here.

The sustainability step

We run both m/s Gustafsberg II and m/s Sunningen on the fuel EcoPar, which is an environmentally friendly alternative and an ultra-clean fuel for, among other things, diesel engines, you can even drink it. Just like EcoPar, we want to reduce the negative impact on the local environment where many of us live and work, as well as on the global environment with reduced production of CO2 and thus lower emissions of greenhouse gases.

You can read more about the Sustainability step here.

Toot toot for EcoPar!

Swedish welcome

Skärgårdsbåtarna in Uddevalla have visitors from all over Sweden, where the demands on us to meet the visitors’ expectations are high. In order to constantly work with quality and hospitality as well as ecological, economic and social development, we are members of Swedish Welcome, which actively works with development methods for tourism actors.

You can read more about the Swedish Welcome here.

Go boating!