Color Line AS is Norway´s largest and one of Europe´s leading cruise and transport shipping companies, with about 2 340 man-years in four countries. After a strategic reorganization in 2008, the company deploys a total of six ships on four routes linking seven ports in four countries; Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Color Line operates in the fields of passengers and goods, conference, hotel management, restaurants, retailing, entertainment and organized tour production.
Color Line´s four ferry services are operated by three line organizations based in Oslo, Sandefjord and Kristiansand. In addition the company has departmental offices in Larvik, Hirtshals, Kiel and Strömstad.
Thon Hotels, Color Line and the Munch Museum are establishing a strategic partnership. The partnership has a common goal to increase tourism to Oslo, "The City of Edvard Munch" and Norway by facilitating cultural experiences for tourists. There is great potential in boosting international tourism using globally recognized Norwegian culture brands such as Edvard Munch and the Munch Museum.
The company´s vision is to be the best cruise and transport company in Europe.
Among the brands managed by the O. N. Sunde group is the cruiseferry company Color Line, owned by Olav Nils Sunde borned in Ålesund.