0 1896 Lindholmens Mekaniska verkstad AB 29m Converted Icebreaker For Sale | Grabau International Yacht Brokerage


€525,000 tax paid

Converted for use as a luxury houseboat

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelLindholmens Mekaniska verkstad AB 29m Converted Icebreaker
DesignerLindholmens Mekaniska verkstad AB
Boat NameZeus Stockholm
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingStockholm, Sweden


LOA28.9m (94'0")
Beam5.4m (17'0")
Draft2.3m (7'0")
Hull ConstructionSteel
EngineVolvo Penta TMD100A 300 hp
Cruising SpeedNo data
Max SpeedNo data

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Matias Renlund
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    Historically significant steel icebreaker, originally launched in 1896 and now converted for use as a luxury houseboat.


    Throughout her lifetime, ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM has seen several transformations and ownership changes, each leaving its mark on the historic vessel. From being converted into a dedicated tugboat to being salvaged and rebuilt as a tanker, the ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM has proven her adaptability and resilience.

    In recent years, the ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM has been refitted, modernised and repurposed as a private pleasure ship for short and long trips. The vessel offers a blend of historical charm and contemporary amenities, making it a unique and captivating option for maritime enthusiasts or those seeking a distinctive and luxurious cruising experience.

    With her steel hull, respectable tonnage, and reliable and extremely economical Volvo Penta engine (approx. 5 litres per hour fuel consumption for engine and generator combined at her 7 knots cruising speed), ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM also presents a reliable and seaworthy vessel. Her cruising speed ensures a comfortable journey, while her well-maintained condition reflects the care and attention given to its preservation. Boasting a length of 28.9 meters and a width of 5.4 meters, the ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM offers ample space for onboard activities and entertainment. Her past adaptations, such as the conversion of bunkers into cabins and common areas, contribute to its versatility, making her suitable for hosting conferences, providing accommodation as a hotel, or serving as a private retreat.

    ZEUS OF STOCKHOLM holds a unique place in maritime history and promises an extraordinary maritime experience. Whether used for private leisure or potential commercial ventures, this vessel offers a blend of elegance, functionality, and a captivating backstory that is sure to leave a lasting impression on those fortunate enough to embark on her decks.

    • 1896 - Built as a combined icebreaker, cargo ship, and tugboat for Lilla Edets Pappersbruks AB.
    • 1916 - Sold to Säfveåns AB, Gothenburg.
    • 1932 - Acquired by Maskinaffären Generator, Gothenburg, and converted to a tugboat.
    • 1933 - Sold to Carl Albert Leopold Johansson, Gothenburg.
    • 1935 - January: Sold to Lidköpings Bogserings AB, Lidköping.
    • 1950 - February 19: Stranded on the left harbor pier in Lidköping due to ice and subsequently sank.
    • 1950 - Salvaged by Oskar Jonsson, Kållandsö, and rebuilt into a tanker with a new motor in 1951.
    • 1960 - August: Sold to Rederi AB Fri/Curt Nycander, Strömstad. Renamed M/T NYCAN.
    • 1966 - August: Sold to John Christensen, Donsö. Renamed TANKOS in 1968.
    • 1973 - Sold to Rolf Lennart Bergeld, Hönö. Likely engine replacement with a Volvo Penta TMD100A 220 kW/300 hp, diesel.
    • 1977 - Transferred to Fiskebäcks Bunkrings AB, Fiskebäckskil.
    • 1983 - Purchased by Stellan Lundin and Scandinavian Seacharter in Arvika. Converted to charter vessel CONATUS with cabin and common areas.
    • 1984 onwards: Used as a hostel during the winter months in Arvika, also available for conferences with a capacity of up to 50 people.
    • 2001: Sold to Miniversum Seacharter HB, Stockholm.
    • 2007: New owner Benny Sundström, Conatus Charter and Dyk AB.
    • 2009, April: Acquired by Kummelnäs Varv AB, Nacka, after a fire.
    • 2017: Purchased by Alvia and Alexander Bergman. Fully refitted and merged the common areas and bridge.
    • 2020: Sold to new private owner Lova Bannister.
    • 2021: Renamed ZEUS STOCKHOLM and continued renovation and modernisation.
    • 2023: Serviced in dock June 2023



    Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    • Hull: Steel construction
    • Deck: Made of steel and aluminum materials.
    • Superstructure: Constructed with steel or other appropriate materials to ensure stability and protection. Constructed and classed for open sea traffic.
    • Fittings and Fastenings: Utilizes corrosion-resistant materials, including acid-resistant stainless steel.
    • Topsides: Painted in white and grey for a clean and classic appearance.
    • Large social area both in front and in the back with BBQ
    • Large storage in Anchor room
    • Hull is in top condition since docking service June 2023, with new epoxy and 3 coats of paint.


    Engine & gearbox:
    • Volvo Penta TMD100A 6-cylinder 300hp diesel engine
    • Reduction gearbox

    Maintenance & Performance:
    • Engine hours: Estimated approx. 900 as of summer 2023
    • Last date of engine service: June 2023
    • Cruising speed – approx. 7 knots
    • Fuel consumption at cruising speed – approx. 5 litres of diesel per hour for engine and generator combined.

    Vessel Monitoring & Control:
    • Maretron N2K vessel monitoring and control system


    Voltage systems:
    • 24vDC domestic system with 220vAC via shore power, generator or inverters

    Battery Banks:
    • 2x Battery banks

    Charging / Inverter:
    • Victron Quattro 24/3000/70 24vDC 70Amp charger with integral 3,000w inverter
    • Victron Multiplus Compact 24/2000/50 24vDC 50Amp charger with integral 2,000w inverter

    • 24vDC engine mounted alternator

    • 220vAC diesel generator

    Shore Power:
    • 400vAC shore power connection


    Fresh Water:
    • Pressurised freshwater system with 220vAC pressure pump Gundfoss
    • Hot water provided by engine calorifier connected to heating system.
    • Additional water heating via own heating system

    Bilge Pumps:
    • 24vDC electric bilge pumps
    • Manual bilge pump


    • 2x diesel tanks 1,100 litre each - 2,200 litres total

    Fresh Water:
    • 2x freshwater tanks 3400 litres total

    Holding Tanks:
    • 2,000 litres capacity

    • SIimrad AP 70 autopilot
    • Open array radar – 2022
    • Chart plotter system
    • 3 monitoring screens

    Communication Equipment:
    • VHF with DSC


    • Modern villa standard kitchen with floor heating system
    • Stainless steel gas stove with 5 burners and oven
    • 22vAC 2 door refrigerator with freezer
    • Dishwasher
    • Twin stainless-steel sinks with mixer tap

    • 1 Hot & cold pressurised shower cabin with water toilet
    • Captains cabin with on-suite bathroom with shower and water toilet

    Heating & Ventilation:
    • Heat pump connected to seawater.
    • Ventilation system in the whole ship

    • 220vAC system
    • UPS battery banks for reserve light


    Summary of Accommodation:
    • Up to 14 berths in 7-cabins (2-berth in each cabin) excluding saloon sofas and 2 sofas in steering cabin.
    • All bedrooms at lower deck
    • 2 bathrooms and WC lower deck
    • Laundry room with washing machine and dryer, with linen storage
    • Double berth in forepeak with sofa, desk, large TV, roof window
    • Double berth aft with double bed, large sofa, walk in closet and on-suite with new bathroom.
    • Forward heads with shower aft to port with twin bunks to starboard.
    • Saloon with U-shaped seating area and extra-large TV and access to engine room
    • Galley with large sitting area
    • Double berth aft of heads to starboard.
    • Access to steering cabin from the hall or outside on upper aft deck
    • Steering cabin with flexible chair and 2 sofas

    Accommodation Finish:
    • Interior joinery hand-crafted Elm wood with extensive use of solid timbers.
    • Hand crafted steering cabin with red capet
    • Cloth upholstery
    • Light carpets in every cabin
    • Red carpet in hallway lower deck


    • Crane and winch for 500 kg
    • Motor boat Rib boat with 150hp engine, (will be replaced during 2023)
    • Large BBQ

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    • Fore anchoring arrangement with engine
    • 1 secondary anchor
    • Warps and fenders


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

    • Horseshoe buoy
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Motor boat
    • Liferaft (requires service)

    Viewing arrangements

    Lying in central Stockholm, Sweden

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead broker: Matias Renlund – Grabau international (Scandinavia)
    Tel: +358406861501
    Email: matias@grabauinternational.com

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