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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.

Great start for the Port of Gothenburg’s environmental discounts

Great start for the Port of Gothenburg’s environmental discounts

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2015 16:25 BST

January 1 this year saw the introduction of environmental discounts in the Port of Gothenburg, the aim being to incentivise vessels with high environmental performance. Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager Environment at the Port of Gothenburg Authority, reveals that the concept has got off to a great start.

Upturn in container freight at the Port of Gothenburg

Upturn in container freight at the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2015 08:13 BST

Container freight volumes increased by two per cent during the second quarter compared to the corresponding period in 2014. Exports and imports of new cars have also increased. This was revealed in the six-monthly report published today by the Port of Gothenburg.

New service between Gothenburg and Germany

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

​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

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.

European trade up – global container traffic down

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.

Europe making headway but global trade flows weakening

Europe making headway but global trade flows weakening

Press Releases   •   Jan 28, 2014 14:00 GMT

During 2013, ro-ro traffic through the Port of Gothenburg rose for the first time in three years. On the other hand, the number of containers shipped through the port fell by five per cent. A new set of figures for freight volumes for 2013 has just been released.

Restart for rail shuttle between Falköping and the Port of Gothenburg

Restart for rail shuttle between Falköping and the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2013 08:03 BST

The freight shuttle between Falköping, 130 kilometres north-east of Gothenburg, and the largest port in Scandinavia is back in operation. Companies in the region will once again have access to the port's wide range of shipping services to key import and export markets. The company behind resumption of the service is Schenker.

Port of Gothenburg welcomes world's largest container ship

Port of Gothenburg welcomes world's largest container ship

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2013 09:37 BST

Early tomorrow morning she will be sighted passing the Vinga Lighthouse. As large as four football pitches, as high as the Gothia Towers Hotel and with a capacity of more than 18,000 containers, the world's largest container ship will dock at the Port of Gothenburg.

Rise in exports through the Port of Gothenburg

Rise in exports through the Port of Gothenburg

Press Releases   •   Aug 19, 2013 14:21 BST

The number of export containers passing through the Port of Gothenburg increased by four per cent through to the end of June. At the same time, imports fell by one per cent. Overall, container trade improved by two per cent during the first six months of this year.

Schwedischer Logistik-Erfolg wird auf der Transport Logistic in München präsentiert

Schwedischer Logistik-Erfolg wird auf der Transport Logistic in München präsentiert

Press Releases   •   Jun 03, 2013 12:17 BST

Kann ein Hafen sein Umschlagsvolumen erhöhen und zugleich seine Auswirkungen auf das Klima verringern? Die Antwortet lautet "Ja". Die Göteborger Hafengesellschaft präsentiert nun das System Railport Scandinavia auf der Transport Logistic in München. Mit diesem System werden nahezu 50 % der Landtransporte des Hafens abgewickelt.

Swedish logistics success on show at Transport Logistics in Munich

Swedish logistics success on show at Transport Logistics in Munich

Press Releases   •   Jun 03, 2013 12:11 BST

Is it possible for a port to increase volumes and at the same time reduce its climate impact? The answer is yes if you invest heavily in increasing the proportion of rail transport to and from the port. The Port of Gothenburg is planning to present the Railport Scandinavia system at Transport Logistics in Munich – a system that accounts for 50 per cent of the port's land transport.

Locally grown tomatoes are not always the greenest

Locally grown tomatoes are not always the greenest

Press Releases   •   Jun 03, 2013 09:00 BST

Can Spanish-grown tomatoes that are transported all the way to this country be a better alternative from a climate point of view than Swedish-grown tomatoes? The answer is yes. In some cases, transport contributes to reducing carbon emissions. This is demonstrated in a new study from SIK, the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, commissioned by the Port of Gothenburg.

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