Commercial Tonnage Manager

Are you all about finding the best solutions?! We are looking for a Commercial Tonnage Manager to join our journey ahead.

This new role is all about optimizing Stena Line´s total route system, tonnage and ports to enhance efficiency. It also involves developing and managing the tonnage plan, planning for dry-dock relief, and optimizing the service network to align with Stena Line's strategic goals. It requires a blend of strategic planning and analysis, with a clear aim to guide the company towards a sustainable future. The role goes beyond decision-making; it's about shaping the path of the company in the long term.

Some of your key responsibilities:

  • Drive necessary change and projects to fulfill the Network & Business Development strategy and support Group Management in delivering on the strategy
  • Undertake pre-studies and business cases on N&BD behalf or in cooperation with the regional trade management to understand the best sustainable fleet utilization and create forward thinking scenarios within or outside present business areas
  • Involved in growth cases and merger and acquisition projects 
  • Develop the Stena Line Tonnage Plan and optimize vessel allocation
  • Secure tonnage, lead negotiations and execute contracts relating to the tonnage, both internal and external
  • Follow up on vessel performance – relating to contractual and sustainability agreements Perform and support in Ad hoc analysis and projects initiated by Group Management

What you will experience
Our team, being at the heart of operations, experiences a unique variety of challenges and opportunities each day. We are a small team that integrates with all other departments; therefore, we see collaboration as the key to success!

As a Stena Line employee in Sweden, we offer you an additional benefits package consisting of travel discounts, health allowance, well-being activities, access to a benefits portal, and much more.

We believe a hybrid solution between the office and working remotely will create the best environment for us to be creative, productive and find a work-life balance creating magic today and tomorrow.

Who you are
At Stena Line your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. Regardless of your role, welcoming, caring and reliable guides you in your everyday work and the challenges you face.

We believe you trust each team member with their tasks, and you also help them grow and develop. Understanding our customers and the business is the compass that guides you to make sharp decisions. You take action and deliver result. Moreover, bravery is not just encouraged; it is essential for this role, as it drives you and the business forward.


  • University degree within shipping related field or finance / economics
  • Experience in the shipping industry in operational and commercial roles with decision making experience
  • Experience in successfully leading commercial and operational projects
  • Experience from financial calculations and investment decision making
  • Strong command in English and MS Office (especially Excel and PPT) 

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Gothenburg within our Network & Business Development department. To apply, please register your profile and send in your CV in English as soon as possible but no later than 9th of June, 2024. We are having an ongoing selection, so do not wait with your application. Please note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via e-mail or postal service. We have collective bargaining agreements with Unionen, among others, who you can contact for more information.

If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Magnus Lander Group Head of Network and Business Development at or about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact Frida Berntsson, Talent Acquisition Partner,

Please note that we kindly decline any offers from recruitment or staffing agencies regarding this recruitment. 

About Stena Line
As a leader in sustainable shipping, Stena Line has Europe’s most comprehensive route network focusing on transportation of both passengers and freight. We have over 6,100 employees in our Stena Line family across Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltics, making a contribution to our company.

Stena Line exists to be a trusted link between people, places and societies. We play a vital role in keeping everything connected. We make sure people and goods arrive where they need to be, enabling business to thrive and societies to grow. We connect family and friends, and make it possible to explore new destinations or revisit favourite places.

We are committed to maintaining and developing a sustainable working environment, free from harassment, that gives equal opportunities to everyone. We embrace equality, diversity and inclusion – and welcome all applicants.