Subjects: Freight, Transport
New Logistics Park creates 2,000 new jobs
A new logistics park is emerging directly beside the Port of Gothenburg. One million square metres in size, the park is expected to generate more than 2,000 jobs.
Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China
The Port of Gothenburg will be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China. This will result in a new service to Finland and Russia and an increase in volume of around 30,000 cars each year.
New service between Gothenburg and Morocco
Swedish exports to Morocco are on the increase. The shipping company Seago Line is about to establish a new service to Casablanca and Agadir in Morocco. Swedish forest products and engineering products are just two examples of the freight that will be transported using this new service.
Gothenburg best logistics location in Sweden
For the 14th year in succession, Gothenburg has been named the best logistics location in Sweden by the industry journal Intelligent Logistik. The deciding factors are that it has the largest port in the Nordic Region for both imports and exports, direct deep-sea services and the short distance from the import harbour to the warehouse.
Rise in car exports though the Port of Gothenburg
During 2014 the Port of Gothenburg reported a rise in car exports and a fall in oil volumes. This can be seen in the Port of Gothenburg volume report which is released today.
New investment will generate higher volumes at the Port of Gothenburg
The Port of Gothenburg is investing EUR 17.3 million in a new logistics centre beside the port. The logistics centre will be leased to DB Schenker. "Gothenburg is an ideal logistics location for our major import customers," states Mats Olsson, President of Schenker Logistics AB.
More TransAtlantic at the Port of Gothenburg
TransAtlantic is expanding its traffic via the Port of Gothenburg by adding the port to its container service between Finland and Germany. This move will reinforce the position of the Port of Gothenburg as the most important freight hub in Scandinavia.
Stable recovery at the largest port in the Nordic region
The recovery from the downturn in freight volumes in 2009 is continuing. During the first half of the year an increase was reported in both containers and ro/ro units. The largest increase – almost 70 per cent - was noted in the car segment.
Increased freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg
The figures for the first four months of the year show an increase in the volume of freight passing through the port. The biggest increase is in the car segment, which is also the area that was hit hardest during the recession of 2009.
Website Onshore Power Supply launched
A unique website is launched. The maritime world is discovering the Onshore Power Supply (OPS) technology and now the best of knowledge is gathered on one specific website.
New terminal companies at the Port of Gothenburg
The newly established companies at the Port of Gothenburg will commence operations today and the work involved in the transfer to external operators will enter a new phase.
Reduced goods volumes at the Port of Gothenburg in 2009 - Brighter second half and continued increase in rail volumes
The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in the Nordic region, experienced a fall in freight volumes during 2009 although a recovery was noted during the second half of the year. Despite the recession, the proportion of freight transported by rail continued to increase and during the year broke all previous records.