Gothenburg Port Authority extends and renews port tariff discounts for environmentally friendly vessels

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 12:33 BST

In 2015, the Port of Gothenburg introduced an environmental discount on the port tariff in an effort to increase the number of calls by ships running on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Gothenburg Port Authority is now set to extend the discount period and is already outlining a renewed environmental discount.

Gas supplier named for new LNG facility at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2018 12:34 BST

Swedegas, which is currently constructing a permanent LNG facility at the Port of Gothenburg Energy Port, has entered into an agreement with a gas supplier for the facility, which will to become operational in August.

Port of Gothenburg presents Q1 freight figures

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 12:16 BST

Container volumes rose by three per cent during the first quarter of the year, up from 184,000 to 188,000 TEU. The number of cars shipped rose by 20 per cent, whilst intra-European ro-ro units and energy products increased by five and three per cent respectively. The figures are taken from the Port of Gothenburg’s recently published Q1 volume report.

Official opening of new combi terminal at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 09:26 GMT

On Wednesday, the Arken Combi Terminal at the Port of Gothenburg was officially opened. Freight can now switch between road, rail and sea at the quayside, and can do so much more efficiently than before. The new terminal will result in higher freight capacity, improved transport efficiency, and cleaner air.


Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 13:01 GMT


Construction of land-based LNG facility under way at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2018 07:27 GMT

Construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility is now under way at the Port of Gothenburg. The facility will open up new opportunities for LNG-fuelled ships that call at the Gothenburg Energy Port. It will become fully operational during 2018.

Breakthrough for liquefied natural gas at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 27, 2017 17:08 BST

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has arrived at the Port of Gothenburg and is set to stay. The first bunkering of a ship with LNG whilst it was loading took place on Friday. Less than a month ago, we saw the very first ship-to-ship bunkering of LNG at the quayside.

No tariff increases at the Port of Gothenburg for the third year in succession

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 13:15 BST

Gothenburg Port Authority has opted to keep the Port Tariff unchanged for the third year in succession. The charges for 2018 will thus be on the same level as 2015.

Port of Gothenburg to UN Ocean Conference

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 07:56 BST

During the coming week, Sweden will be hosting the UN Ocean Conference in New York. Global emissions from shipping will be high on the agenda. Gothenburg Port Authority Environmental Manager Edvard Molitor will be presenting recent advances in Swedish environmental technology.

Cruise season gets under way in Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2017 09:30 BST

The cruise season in Gothenburg will get under way over the Easter weekend. During the next few months, 60,000 tourists are expected to arrive by cruise ship to discover the sights of the city. There will 44 visits by cruise ships to the Port of Gothenburg this year. First to arrive will be Aida Cara, which is due to berth at Frihamnen on Good Friday.

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About Port of Gothenburg

Scandinavia's largest port

Fact file: Port of Gothenburg
The Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic region. One-third of Swedish foreign trade passes through the Port of Gothenburg as well as 60 per cent of all container traffic.

The Port of Gothenburg is the only port in Sweden with the capacity to receive the world's largest container vessels and has the broadest range of shipping routes within and outside Europe. The 25 rail shuttles that depart each day mean that companies throughout Sweden and Norway have a direct, environmentally smart link to the largest port in the Nordic region. The Port of Gothenburg has terminals for oil, cars, ro-ro, containers and passengers.

Data 2014:
Total volumes: 40 million tonnes of cargo
Containers: 837.000 TEUs containers
Ro/ro units: 549.000 ro/ro units
New cars: 166.000 new cars
Passengers: 1.8 million passengers
Oil: 19,2 million tonnes of oil