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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.

Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount at the Port of Gothenburg

Growing number of vessels receive environmental discount at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2017 08:11 GMT

Last year, one in three ships at the Port of Gothenburg received an environmental discount on the port charges. This represents an increase of 83 per cent on the previous year. Heading the discount list are Donsö-based shipping companies Tärntank Ship Management AB and Furetank AB, whose vessels are powered by liquefied natural gas.

Increased traffic between Gothenburg and Belgium

Increased traffic between Gothenburg and Belgium

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2016 12:12 GMT

Belgium is Sweden’s eighth largest export market. The Swedish shipping company SOL is about to expand its departure frequency between the Port of Gothenburg and the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. The change will offer greater scope for Swedish import and export companies to ship freight to and from Belgium.

New freight service from Gothenburg to Rotterdam

New freight service from Gothenburg to Rotterdam

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2016 07:33 GMT

The opening of a new freight service to Rotterdam will be a welcome development, presenting further opportunities for Swedish industry. The company behind the new service is the ro-ro* carrier CLdN, whose vessels will call at the Port of Gothenburg twice a week.

Intermodal terminal moves to the port of Gothenburg

Intermodal terminal moves to the port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 09:34 BST

Plans are in place to move the internmodal freight terminal currently located in the central city of Gothenburg to the Port of Gothenburg. The switch will allow a higher proportion of transport by rail instead of road.

Prologis phase one fully leased – Logent move into new facility in March

Prologis phase one fully leased – Logent move into new facility in March

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2016 09:16 BST

Logent will be the first tenant in the Prologis section of Gothenburg Logistics Park. They are due to move into the 25,500 square metre building in March next year.

New study: import companies benefit from locating distribution centres in Gothenburg

New study: import companies benefit from locating distribution centres in Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 13:01 BST

Gothenburg is the pre-eminent location for a distribution centre in Scandinavia, particularly for import companies with large volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg. This was revealed in a new study published by the consultancy company SWECO.