Crucial milestone for Skandia Gateway

Press releases   •   Dec 22, 2020 15:25 GMT

The Skandia Gateway project in Gothenburg has reached a crucial milestone. The environmental impact assessment has been completed, and documents have been submitted for examination by the Land and Environment Court.

Carbon dioxide capture solution progressing at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Dec 18, 2020 13:45 GMT

What is the smartest way to transport captured carbon dioxide from facility to quayside? To discover the answer, five major energy companies in western Sweden have joined forces in the CinfraCap project. A prestudy commenced in May to determine whether a joint solution could be found for an efficient, sustainable infrastructure for captured carbon dioxide.

Dredging spoils transform into new terminal at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2020 10:54 GMT

180,000 cubic meters of dredged material are currently being reused as filling material in the construction of the Port of Gothenburg's next major investment. When the masses have been stabilized and solidified and further surface work have been completed, 140,000 square meters of new, long-awaited terminal space, will be available in the Port of Gothenburg.

Port of Gothenburg launches “Empty Container Initiative” campaign

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2020 10:38 GMT

The coronavirus pandemic keeps affecting the world and global trade. Right now, Port of Gothenburg customers are experiencing a sudden deficit of empty containers for export cargo, To mitigate, the Port of Gothenburg community is launching an “Empty Container Initiative” campaign, aimed to support container storage during the holiday seasons, from today lasting through January.

New freight service to Gothenburg – links to Norway and Poland

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2020 09:40 GMT

A new freight service will commence at the turn of the year, linking Gothenburg to the industrialised Western Region in Norway via the ports in Stavanger, Bergen, Sunndal and Ålesund. The service will also include the Polish port of Swinoujscie, which will in turn open up further trade options with central Europe. Vessels will visit Gothenburg on a weekly basis.

Port of Gothenburg introduces pilot scheme for emission-free construction sites

Press releases   •   Nov 13, 2020 14:46 GMT

Starting next year, the Gothenburg Port Authority will make use of new procurement stipulations for selected contracts with the aim of reducing carbon emissions at the port and promoting the use of greener construction equipment and methods.

Port of Gothenburg freight volumes signify stability and revival

Press releases   •   Oct 27, 2020 08:40 GMT

Freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg have remained stable, despite the ongoing effect the Covid-19 pandemic is having on world trade. Container volumes remain unchanged while other segments are regaining lost ground following the downturn earlier in the year. This can be seen from the volume report for the year to September.

Elvir Dzanic member of government Electrification Commission

Press releases   •   Oct 22, 2020 12:44 BST

Minister for Infrastructure Tomas Eneroth has presented the government’s newly established Electrification Commission. Gothenburg Port Authority chief executive Elvir Dzanic has been invited to sit on the Commission, which will identify measures to speed up electrification in the transport sector.

Digital transformation set to produce Port of Gothenburg 2.0

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2020 06:10 BST

With the aid of AI and digital linking, the Port of Gothenburg will become quicker, more cost-effective, and climate smart. A customised digital platform is due to be rolled out during the second half of 2021. It will enhance freight flow transparency and have a direct impact on productivity, lead times, and delivery capacity throughout the entire transport chain.

New rail link between Oslo and the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 23:53 BST

A new weekly rail shuttle service has commenced, providing Oslo and Norway with a rapid, dependable, climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia. The service is can transfer 2,000 trucks from road to rail, with a resulting reduction in carbon emissions of over 700,000 kg per year.

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About Port of Gothenburg

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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 half 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.