Premiere for new service to Asia

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2015 09:42 BST

A new direct service between Sweden and Asia is due to commence tomorrow, operated by the G6 Alliance. Ships will call at APM Terminals, the container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg, once a week.


Port of Gothenburg offers natural gas bunkering

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2015 09:42 BST

A growing number of ships worldwide run on liquefied natural gas, LNG. Now they can bunker this cleaner fuel alternative at the Port of Gothenburg. New regulations for LNG bunkering have been introduced by the Gothenburg Port Authority in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam.


New Logistics Park creates 2,000 new jobs

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2015 09:57 BST

​A new logistics park is emerging directly beside the Port of Gothenburg. One million square metres in size, the park is expected to generate more than 2,000 jobs.


Inter Pipeline acquires storage operations at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2015 09:47 BST

Canadian energy infrastructure company Inter Pipeline has acquired Royal Vopak's storage terminal at the Port of Gothenburg. The purchase sum was SEK 865 million.


Port of Gothenburg wins communications award

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2015 15:22 BST

The Port of Gothenburg has won the IAPH 'Port Communications Award' for the best port communications in the world.


New service between Gothenburg and Germany

Press Releases   •   May 29, 2015 08:47 BST

A new container service for Swedish imports and exports has commenced between Gothenburg and Germany. The first ship is expected to call at Gothenburg on June 9.


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.

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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