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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.

Historic moment:  First ship to bunker LNG at the Port of Gothenburg

Historic moment: First ship to bunker LNG at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 14:31 BST

Tomorrow, a milestone will be reached in the greening process that is taking place at the Port of Gothenburg. M/T Ternsund will bunker natural gas at the entrance to the port. This is the first time ever in Sweden that a tanker will bunker this substantially cleaner marine fuel.

Port of Gothenburg becomes new port of entry for Mazda in Sweden

Port of Gothenburg becomes new port of entry for Mazda in Sweden

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 12:19 BST

Starting in July, the Port of Gothenburg will be the new port of entry for Mazda cars imported into Sweden. All cars destined for the Swedish market will now reach their owners via the largest port in Scandinavia.

Liner services network in focus as Port of Gothenburg website goes live

Liner services network in focus as Port of Gothenburg website goes live

Press Releases   •   May 04, 2016 13:39 BST

Responsive, constantly alert to change and with a focus on the liner services network. Just some of the features that characterise the new Port of Gothenburg website, which will go live today.

Port of Gothenburg appoints new Harbour Master

Port of Gothenburg appoints new Harbour Master

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2016 09:51 GMT

The Port of Gothenburg has appointed a new Harbour Master – Åsa Kärnebro. Åsa has been deputy Harbour Master at the Port of Gothenburg since 2010. In her new position she has identified a number of ways to further strengthen the port's competitiveness, not only in Europe but also globally.

Sweden: Port of Gothenburg expands

Sweden: Port of Gothenburg expands

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2016 15:24 GMT

The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. It is the largest expansion project at the port since the 1970s. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020.

World's largest ships now even bigger and bound for the Port of Gothenburg

World's largest ships now even bigger and bound for the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Nov 03, 2015 11:09 GMT

The giants of the ocean are continuing to grow. Mediterranean Shipping Company is currently launching ships capable of carrying more than 19,000 containers. In December they will begin calling at the Port of Gothenburg. The first to arrive will be the newly christened MSC Maya.

Port of Gothenburg freezes port charges

Port of Gothenburg freezes port charges

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2015 13:12 BST

The Gothenburg Port Authority has decided to leave the Port Tariff unchanged. As a result, the Port Tariff for 2016 will remain at the 2015 level. Magnus Kårestedt, Port of Gothenburg chief executive, said: "Our aim behind this move is to reinforce the growth of industry, shipping and the port."