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Press releases • Aug 20, 2020 10:27 BST
Port of Gothenburg freight volumes are continuing to rise in several segments. During the first half of 2020, containerised units rose by 4% and energy products by 22%. This despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, and while virtually all larger ports in Europe and the world show negative results.
Press releases • Oct 07, 2019 11:54 BST
According to the current timetable, the UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October. But what does withdrawal mean for those who ship freight between Sweden and the UK via the Port of Gothenburg? And will it affect those handling non-UK bound freight at the port?
Press releases • Sep 11, 2020 11:34 BST
On Thursday, Gothenburg City Council passed a resolution to grant more than €120,000,000 to finance the Skandia Gateway project, aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. As a result the project is fully funded. The parties now have a firm basis for entering into an implementation agreement.
Press releases • Feb 12, 2020 15:36 GMT
For the 19th year in succession, Gothenburg has been named as the best logistics location in Sweden by the trade journal Intelligent Logistik. With a nationwide rail shuttle network and growing container volumes, the Port of Gothenburg is described as being a pivotal factor in the emergence of the region as a logistics hub.
Press releases • Jun 22, 2020 16:46 BST
Exactly 400 years ago, in 1620, Stora Hamnkanalen, the canal in what is now the centre of Gothenburg, was created. It was also the year when the Port of Gothenburg came into being. To celebrate this momentous occasion – although on a more modest scale in the light of the prevailing Covid-19 situation – employees gathered at the historic Amerikaskjulet building at Stigbergskajen.
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.
Press releases • Jan 27, 2020 00:41 GMT
Newly published Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2019 showed that container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg rose for the second year in succession. Container freight from the whole of Sweden is being increasingly channelled to the Port of Gothenburg by rail. In total, 456,000 TEU were transported through the port by rail - this is the largest rail volume in the port's 400-year history.