New rail link between Oslo and the Port of Gothenburg

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.

Port of Gothenburg – a driving force behind concerted European climate collaboration

Port of Gothenburg – a driving force behind concerted European climate collaboration

Press releases   •   Aug 24, 2020 13:18 BST

If Gothenburg, Sweden, the EU, and the world are to meet the climate challenges facing the transport industry and shipping, local initiatives are required alongside international collaboration. The Port of Gothenburg has emerged as a driving force in the move towards greener shipping within the EU.

New container service to the Port of Gothenburg

New container service to the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Aug 18, 2020 14:29 BST

On 31 July, the shipping company CMA CGM launched a new container service, adding a new link between Gothenburg and Hamburg. The new service includes calls at Gothenburg every Friday, initially using a vessel with a capacity of over 1,000 TEUs.

New transshipment terminal soon to become operational

New transshipment terminal soon to become operational

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2020 14:21 BST

A completely new transshipment terminal, located between the Port of Gothenburg container and ro-ro terminals, is gradually emerging. The terminal will receive incoming forest products by rail from Swedish mills and then transfer the products to containers for onward transport to various parts of the world. Volumes equivalent to 60,000-100,000 TEU:s will be handled at the terminal each year.

Container traffic at the Port of Gothenburg on the rise – despite uncertain market situation

Container traffic at the Port of Gothenburg on the rise – despite uncertain market situation

Press releases   •   Nov 04, 2019 14:24 GMT

The Swedish container market had a slight downturn during the first half of 2019 with a one per cent fall, but the Port of Gothenburg is reporting a steady rise in both market share and volume. Between January and September this year, the figure stood at four per cent, due largely to continued influx of hinterland rail volumes at the port.

150 trapped eels rescued at the Port of Gothenburg

150 trapped eels rescued at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2020 13:29 BST

More than 150 critically endangered eels have been rescued from a lagoon and moved to open water in Gothenburg’s southern archipelago. The eels got trapped during construction of a new terminal at the Port of Gothenburg – the largest development project at the port for over 40 years.

Vehicle handling recovering from difficult period at the Port of Gothenburg

Vehicle handling recovering from difficult period at the Port of Gothenburg

Press releases   •   Jun 09, 2020 06:44 BST

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a shattering impact in many sectors throughout the world, including the automotive industry. Although vehicle handling at the Port of Gothenburg has been largely affected, there are already signs of a recovery. Logent Ports and Terminals, which mainly handles transocean vehicle volumes, have also been able to broaden its customer offering.

Coronavirus could accelerate digitalisation in the shipping industry

Coronavirus could accelerate digitalisation in the shipping industry

Press releases   •   Apr 08, 2020 10:27 BST

When physical contact between members of the crew on board ship and workers at the quayside needs to be kept to a minimum, new routines are required – and quickly. At the Port of Gothenburg there are clear indications of how the Corona pandemic could accelerate digitalisation in what is an otherwise conservative shipping industry.

Port of Gothenburg container traffic in full flow as European ports falter

Port of Gothenburg container traffic in full flow as European ports falter

Press releases   •   May 20, 2020 09:59 BST

Ports throughout Europe have been hit hard by the current Covid-19 pandemic. This can be seen clearly in the recently published volume statistics from Europe’s largest ports. They are also feeling the knock-on effect of cancelled calls – in many cases up to 30 per cent. In contrast, the Port of Gothenburg has increased its container volume, there have been no cancelled calls, and none are planned.