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Crucial milestone for Skandia Gateway

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Green light for a deeper fairway at the Port of Gothenburg

Green light for a deeper fairway at the Port of Gothenburg

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.

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.

Container volumes rise at Scandinavia’s largest port

Container volumes rise at Scandinavia’s largest port

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.

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.

Liquefied carbon dioxide ready to sail

Liquefied carbon dioxide ready to sail

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2020 09:00 BST

Gothenburg and Sweden could be the first in the world to create a joint infrastructure for the transport of liquefied carbon dioxide extracted using CCS technology. The project – CinfraCap – is a unique collaborative venture between Göteborg Energi, Nordion Energi, Preem, St1, Renova, and Gothenburg Port Authority.

Gothenburg Port Authority Sustainability Report now available

Gothenburg Port Authority Sustainability Report now available

Press releases   •   Jun 23, 2020 16:40 BST

The Port of Gothenburg has been in operation for 400 years and has a pivotal role to play in the success of Swedish industry. The port is stepping up the pace with an even more consistent focus on sustainability.

Port of Gothenburg 400th anniversary celebrations marked by optimism and anticipation

Port of Gothenburg 400th anniversary celebrations marked by optimism and anticipation

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.

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.

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.