Stena Line and the Gothenburg Port Authority move forward in Stena Line terminal relocation discussions
Stena Line and the Gothenburg Port Authority will work together to enable the relocation of Stena Line's terminals and operations from central Gothenburg to Arendal from 2027. A new ferry location will promote Stena Line's conditions for growth and implement future initiatives to meet its goal of completely fossil-free operations in 2050.
Service ship to be converted to hybrid operation – saves 680 tonnes of carbon dioxide
During the second quarter of 2022 the service ship Northern Skagerrak will be converted to hybrid operation. It will run mostly using electric power although there will also be an auxiliary engine that runs on the renewable fuel HVO.
Highest November volume ever for containers at the Port of Gothenburg
The volume report recently published by the Port of Gothenburg reveals record-breaking container figures for November. All the more significant in a year marked by a host of unprecedented events, including the accidental blocking of the Suez Canal and the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to hold the world in its grip.
Environment and efficiency benefits with new vessel on Gothenburg-Zeebrugge route
On Monday morning, shipping company CLdN's newly built vessel made her first call at the Port of Gothenburg. Faustine is the company's most advanced vessel and can be operated on liquefied natural gas or biogas. Now she will deploy the route between the Port of Gothenburg and Zeebrugge. Today, the ship will reach Zeebrugge loaded with Swedish export goods for the first time.
Green trucks to get priority at Port of Gothenburg terminals
In a concerted effort to incentivise haulage companies to increase the proportion of emission-free trucks more rapidly, two terminal operators at the Port of Gothenburg join forces as part of a new project named “Green Priority”. The purpose is to reduce the threshold for the greening of the haulage companies’ vehicle fleets.
Improved port access following opening of Halvors Länk interchange
Today we will see the opening of the Halvors Länk interchange. The new road system will allow freight traffic on the Hisingsleden highway bound for the Port of Gothenburg to be separated from traffic heading for the Älvsborg Bridge, offering improved access and reduced transport times.
Additional departures and doubling of rail capacity between the Port of Gothenburg and Piteå
The number of rail departures between the Port of Gothenburg and Piteå is being increased from one a week to two. The shuttle service offers a significant reduction in carbon emissions and cuts the transport time by almost a week.
Gothenburg a step closer to becoming a hub for transport of captured carbon dioxide
The Swedish Energy Agency has approved the partial funding of the collaborative project CinfraCap, bringing the region a step closer to a carbon capture infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg. The infrastructure at the Port of Gothenburg could be of crucial significance to the transport of captured carbon dioxide from the entire country to a sub-seabed repository.
Unloading of Almirante Storni proceeding according to plan
Since the bulk carrier Almirante Storni called at the port of Gothenburg on Saturday, the job of extinguishing and unloading the damaged goods on the ship has been ongoing in parallel. The work has continued during the night until Sunday and continues continuously and according to plan.
Fossil-free last mile transport for rail shuttles operating to and from the Port of Gothenburg
Eskilstuna, Hallsberg and Jönköping are three of the most important freight distribution hubs in Sweden. The Port of Gothenburg is linking these towns to the continent with 19 departures each week. The freight carried on the shuttles is transported by truck between the terminals and local warehouses and logistics centres. Since November 5, these transport movements are fossil-free.
Hydrogen production facility planned for the Port of Gothenburg
The Port of Gothenburg and Norwegian energy company Statkraft are planning to construct a hydrogen production facility at the port, with operations due to commence in 2023. Initially the facility will have a capacity of four MW, producing up to two tonnes of hydrogen per day.
Volumes increase at the Port of Gothenburg as transport demand remains high
Freight volumes continue to increase at the Port of Gothenburg. This can be seen from newly published figures covering the period up to the end of September. On the container side, volumes rose by 16 per cent during the third quarter, despite continued disruption in global freight flows in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.