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New service between Gothenburg and Morocco

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2015 11:13 GMT

​Swedish exports to Morocco are on the increase. The shipping company Seago Line is about to establish a new service to Casablanca and Agadir in Morocco. Swedish forest products and engineering products are just two examples of the freight that will be transported using this new service.

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New deep sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and Japan

Press Releases   •   Feb 06, 2015 07:49 GMT

The Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new deep sea service to Japan. The service will be operated by the newly formed 2M Alliance – MSC and Maersk Line. Japan is a major importer of Swedish forest products.

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Gothenburg best logistics location in Sweden

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2015 18:17 GMT

​For the 14th year in succession, Gothenburg has been named the best logistics location in Sweden by the industry journal Intelligent Logistik. The deciding factors are that it has the largest port in the Nordic Region for both imports and exports, direct deep-sea services and the short distance from the import harbour to the warehouse.

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Rise in car exports though the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Jan 26, 2015 10:00 GMT

During 2014 the Port of Gothenburg reported a rise in car exports and a fall in oil volumes. This can be seen in the Port of Gothenburg volume report which is released today.

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​New forest terminal at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2014 09:00 GMT

More sawmills throughout the Nordic region can now ship their timber via the Port of Gothenburg. A new transloading terminal for timber products has opened at the port. The terminal will be run by the family-owned company Sören Thyr AB.

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OPDR chooses Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2014 06:36 GMT

Swedish import and export companies can look forward to a new freight service to the United Kingdom and Spain. The German shipping company OPDR, in collaboration with X-Press Feeders, has established a new route from the Port of Gothenburg.

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Record number of visits by cruise ships to Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2014 07:44 BST

Cruise tourism set a new record in Gothenburg this year. From April to October, 73 cruise ships visited Gothenburg, carrying 110,000 visitors. In total, cruise tourism generated around SEK 60 million in pure tourist revenue for the city.

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Chilli new DB Schenker Logistics customer at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2014 14:13 BST

The Port of Gothenburg is an ideal location to meet the logistics requirements of major import customers. That was the reason why interior design and furniture company Chilli AB has decided to move into the DB Schenker Logistics warehouse at Arendal.

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Port of Gothenburg – finishing line for the Volvo Ocean Race

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2014 06:49 BST

On October 4, the world's largest sailing race – Volvo Ocean Race – will get under way. After nine months at sea, the seven teams will finally cross the finishing line in Gothenburg in June 2015. The Port of Gothenburg is the official homecoming partner for the race.

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European trade up – global container traffic down

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2014 13:23 BST

The Port of Gothenburg six-monthly report published today shows that European freight volumes strengthened during the first half of the year whilst global container trade fell.

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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 with 11,000 visits by vessels each year. 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 2013:
Total volumes: 40 million tonnes of cargo
Containers: 858.000 TEUs containers
Ro/ro units: 557.000 ro/ro units
New cars: 163.000 new cars
Passengers: 1.7 million passengers
Oil: 20 million tonnes of oil

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