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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Press Releases • Jan 21, 2013 10:18 GMT
Despite the downturn in the world economy, strong export trade, particularly to other continents, helped lift freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg in 2012. This can be seen in a presentation of port volumes for the year presented today.
Press Releases • Dec 12, 2012 15:03 GMT
An increasing number of shipping lines are joining the Port of Gothenburg campaign for improved fuel quality. The latest member is Höegh Autoliners, which has registered seven vessels for participation in the campaign. The campaign will continue throughout the whole of 2013.
Press Releases • Dec 06, 2012 10:46 GMT
The Port of Gothenburg Launches their Website in Chinese Version. From December 3th, 2012, the world will be able to discover The Port of Gothenburg online in Chinese. This is the first Swedish port that publishes their website for Chinese speakers, and it also marks the rapidly growing trade volume between Sweden and China.
Press Releases • Oct 30, 2012 08:48 GMT
Despite turmoil in the world economy, container trade at the Port of Gothenburg was up four per cent during the third quarter. Rail transport and oil are increasing whilst ro-ro traffic and cars continue to fall.
Press Releases • Oct 01, 2012 13:39 BST
Planning of the new terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Port of Gothenburg is in full flow. During the summer, Vopak and Swedegas signed an agreement, which now also has been signed by the Port of Gothenburg. The three parties are now turning their attention to the market to investigate the level of interest in liquefied natural gas.
Press Releases • Sep 25, 2012 14:25 BST
The Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new feeder line for containers to and from ports in the Netherlands and Norway. The service will be operated by the French container line CMA CGM and will call at the Port of Gothenburg every Friday.
Press Releases • Aug 29, 2012 13:05 BST
A new shuttle between Stockholm Årsta and the Port of Gothenburg will come into service today. The shuttle provides companies throughout the Stockholm area with a rapid, environmentally smart link to key import and export markets.
Press Releases • Aug 22, 2012 08:00 BST
During the first six months of the year, the number of containers exported via the Port of Gothenburg rose by 3 per cent. This is a new volume record and a reflection of strong Swedish export volumes to markets outside Europe. Trade flows within Europe, however, continue to be weak. This is shown in the Port of Gothenburg half-yearly report presented today.
Press Releases • Jun 15, 2012 12:02 BST
Today, RPG Logistics will open a new forestry terminal adjacent to the Port of Gothenburg. The terminal will reinforce the port's position as an export port for Swedish paper and timber.
Press Releases • Mar 28, 2012 12:10 BST
Premiere: Today the National Shipping Administration VTS system and the pilot ordering system will join forces with the Port of Gothenburg approach and berthing system. The aim of this new collaboration is a quicker, safer and greener approach by vessels.