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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.