Arriva Shipping was founded in 1972 by Johannes Matre as a family-owned shipping company. Today the company has a head office in Ølensvåg and branch offices in Stavanger and Gdansk. Arriva Shipping owns and operates in total 6 self-discharging dry cargo vessels ranging from 3,700 to 6,400 deadweight tons. The company also uses hired tonnage, from 5-10 vessels, either on T/C or on commision basis. The vessels operate mainly in Northern Europe. Arriva Shipping offers Norwegian and European industrial and entrepreneurial businesses flexible and reliable maritime transport services. The Group has about 130 employees and had a turnover of MNOK 350 in 2018. Typical cargos are concrete and asphalt aggregates, coal, coke, minerals, gypsum, timber/logs, salt, general cargo and project cargoes.