Robot in place to contain oil spills

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2015 08:36 BST

A new robot will be introduced at the Port of Gothenburg today. Its task will be to deploy booms in the event of an oil spill. This new technology will result in more rapid and safer oil spill clearance at the Port of Gothenburg.


Gothenburg cruise season under way

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2015 07:15 BST

​The first cruise ship of the year will arrive at the Port of Gothenburg today, marking the start of the 2015 cruise season. A total of 52 ships carrying 100,000 passengers are due to visit Gothenburg in 2015.


Substantial fall in sulphur emissions in Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Mar 10, 2015 07:15 GMT

Measurements at the Port of Gothenburg show that sulphur emissions from ships have fallen by 80 per cent since stricter rules came into force at the turn of the year.


Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2015 12:59 GMT

The Port of Gothenburg will be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China. This will result in a new service to Finland and Russia and an increase in volume of around 30,000 cars each year.


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.


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.


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.


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.


​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.


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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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