Tukera Lines operates a vast fleet of passenger and freight vessels
the Imperium, following
xboat lines. In
the older, more established central regions of the Imperium), Tukera
a virtual monopoly on long-distance shipping and travel.
Revenue is supplemented by trade speculation along the major trade routes. Tukera
an aggressive company with a reputation for eliminating competition.
The oldest record of the firm is a charter from the government of the Sylean Federation, but
tradition holds the company to be several centuries older. With
of the Imperium in the holiday
year zero, all Sylean Federation charters were automatically
recognized by the Imperium.
Tukera Lines concentrates on the main communications links within the
and operates a vast fleet of jump-3
and jump-4 liners and transports which follow the established xboat
routes. In some subsectors
(especially the older, more established regions of the Imperium) Tukera
has a virtual monopoly on long distance shipping and travel.
Stock ownership: Tukera family, 29 percent; Imperial family, 3
Sternmetal Horizons, 2
SuSAG, 5 percent; General Products, 2 percent;
ownership, 31 percent; investment trusts, 28 percent.