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Gothenburg Port Authority launches Bunkering app

Gothenburg Port Authority launches Bunkering app

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 14:52 BST

Last week, the Gothenburg Port Authority launched a digital solution designed to make bunkering at the Energy Port easier and more efficient. The new ‘Bunkering App’ is one of the first in the world to offer this range of functionality.

Invitation to interview Port of Gothenburg CEO Magnus Karestedt on visit to Japan

Invitation to interview Port of Gothenburg CEO Magnus Karestedt on visit to Japan

Press releases   •   Mar 28, 2019 10:15 GMT

We have the pleasure to invite you to interview Port of Gothenburg CEO Magnus Karestedt on his visit to Tokyo on the 3rd and 5th of April. The Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in Scandinavia and the gateway to the region for marine transports from the Asian region.

Strong autumn for rail traffic at the Port of Gothenburg

Strong autumn for rail traffic at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 23:41 GMT

During 2018, 398,000 TEUs were transported to or from the port by rail. The figures were strongest during the final quarter of the year when rail-borne container freight increased by 27 per cent. “The fact that long-distance freight transport is recovering at a higher rate is a clear indication of the growing confidence in the Container Terminal throughout the country".

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018

Press releases   •   Jan 23, 2019 11:57 GMT

Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2018 have just been compiled. Container volumes rose by 17 per cent compared with the previous year. Energy products, intra-European ro-ro* units and new cars all fell by one per cent, albeit in relation to the high comparative figures for these three segments in 2017.

Gothenburg ro-ro traffic on the increase – European network expanding

Gothenburg ro-ro traffic on the increase – European network expanding

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 12:23 GMT

The prospects for ro-ro traffic between Sweden and the continent are certainly looking bright. Volumes between Gothenburg and Belgium have increased for the ninth year in succession. Shipping companies are also in the process of expanding their networks from Gothenburg across large parts of Europe – often via the Belgian ports in Ghent and Zeebrugge, large hubs for intra-European ro-ro traffic.

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes – Q3 report October 2018

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes – Q3 report October 2018

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 16:10 GMT

Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. New car figures rose by 4% but now appear to be levelling off, albeit at a high level.

Marked recovery in container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg

Marked recovery in container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 12:51 BST

During the first six months of this year, container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg rose by 19 per cent, from 318,000 to 378,000 TEUs. The number of cars and intra-European ro-ro* units shipped increased by ten and four per cent respectively, whilst the energy segment fell by three per cent. The figures are taken from the Port of Gothenburg’s recently published mid-year volume report.

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

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

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

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

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.

哥德堡港:液化天然气岸上加油项目破土动工

哥德堡港:液化天然气岸上加油项目破土动工

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 13:01 GMT

日前,哥德堡港液化天然气岸上加油项目在哥德堡港能源码头正式破土动工,工程预计将在年内完成并全面投入使用。届时,挂靠哥德堡港的船只将能够更加便利地使用清洁、环保的液化天然气船用燃料。

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Port of Gothenburg replants vital eelgrass

Port of Gothenburg replants vital eelgrass

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2017 08:12 GMT

The Port of Gothenburg has embarked on a major project that will involve replanting 1.7 hectares of vital eelgrass meadows that will disappear with the building of a new terminal as part of the Port’s expansion programme.

America Cruise Terminal – new location for cruise ships

America Cruise Terminal – new location for cruise ships

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 09:26 GMT

Over 100 years ago, the first Swedish American Line vessel sailed for the USA from Stigbergskajen in Gothenburg. This historic quay is now being resurrected as a cruise reception centre under the name America Cruise Terminal. “Gothenburg has developed considerably as a maritime city,” said Jill Söderwall, Vice President Cruise at Gothenburg Port Authority.

Rise in freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg

Rise in freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 08:22 GMT

Freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg rose by almost three million tonnes in 2016 - up from 38.2 million tonnes in 2015 to 40.9 million tonnes last year. Car exports-imports and energy products enjoyed a particularly successful year with rises of 15 and 12 per cent respectively. Container volumes were down three per cent. The freight figures for 2016 have just been released.