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Smart freight tracking system at the Port of Gothenburg goes live
The largest port in Scandinavia is seeking to enhance customer benefit through digitalised freight tracking. The Port Optimizer™ Track & Trace app is being launched by the Port Authority of Gothenburg to make it easier for freight owners and rail and terminal operators to track their freight in real time from quayside to inland destination.
Strong autumn for rail traffic at the Port of Gothenburg
During 2018, 398,000 TEUs were transported to or from the port by rail. The figures were strongest during the final quarter of the year when rail-borne container freight increased by 27 per cent. “The fact that long-distance freight transport is recovering at a higher rate is a clear indication of the growing confidence in the Container Terminal throughout the country".
Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018
Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2018 have just been compiled. Container volumes rose by 17 per cent compared with the previous year. Energy products, intra-European ro-ro* units and new cars all fell by one per cent, albeit in relation to the high comparative figures for these three segments in 2017.
Official opening of new combi terminal at the Port of Gothenburg
On Wednesday, the Arken Combi Terminal at the Port of Gothenburg was officially opened. Freight can now switch between road, rail and sea at the quayside, and can do so much more efficiently than before. The new terminal will result in higher freight capacity, improved transport efficiency, and cleaner air.
New deep sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and Japan
The Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new deep sea service to Japan. The service will be operated by the newly formed 2M Alliance – MSC and Maersk Line. Japan is a major importer of Swedish forest products.
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.
New forest terminal at the Port of Gothenburg
More sawmills throughout the Nordic region can now ship their timber via the Port of Gothenburg. A new transloading terminal for timber products has opened at the port. The terminal will be run by the family-owned company Sören Thyr AB.
Restart for rail shuttle between Falköping and the Port of Gothenburg
The freight shuttle between Falköping, 130 kilometres north-east of Gothenburg, and the largest port in Scandinavia is back in operation. Companies in the region will once again have access to the port's wide range of shipping services to key import and export markets. The company behind resumption of the service is Schenker.
Rise in exports through the Port of Gothenburg
The number of export containers passing through the Port of Gothenburg increased by four per cent through to the end of June. At the same time, imports fell by one per cent. Overall, container trade improved by two per cent during the first six months of this year.
Schwedischer Logistik-Erfolg wird auf der Transport Logistic in München präsentiert
Kann ein Hafen sein Umschlagsvolumen erhöhen und zugleich seine Auswirkungen auf das Klima verringern? Die Antwortet lautet "Ja". Die Göteborger Hafengesellschaft präsentiert nun das System Railport Scandinavia auf der Transport Logistic in München. Mit diesem System werden nahezu 50 % der Landtransporte des Hafens abgewickelt.
Swedish logistics success on show at Transport Logistics in Munich
Is it possible for a port to increase volumes and at the same time reduce its climate impact? The answer is yes if you invest heavily in increasing the proportion of rail transport to and from the port. The Port of Gothenburg is planning to present the Railport Scandinavia system at Transport Logistics in Munich – a system that accounts for 50 per cent of the port's land transport.
Locally grown tomatoes are not always the greenest
Can Spanish-grown tomatoes that are transported all the way to this country be a better alternative from a climate point of view than Swedish-grown tomatoes? The answer is yes. In some cases, transport contributes to reducing carbon emissions. This is demonstrated in a new study from SIK, the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, commissioned by the Port of Gothenburg.
Increase in exports to other continents lifts Port of Gothenburg
Despite the downturn in the world economy, strong export trade, particularly to other continents, helped lift freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg in 2012. This can be seen in a presentation of port volumes for the year presented today.
Third quarter better than expected at the largest port in the Nordic Region
Despite turmoil in the world economy, container trade at the Port of Gothenburg was up four per cent during the third quarter. Rail transport and oil are increasing whilst ro-ro traffic and cars continue to fall.
Rapid link between Stockholm and the largest port in Scandinavia
A new shuttle between Stockholm Årsta and the Port of Gothenburg will come into service today. The shuttle provides companies throughout the Stockholm area with a rapid, environmentally smart link to key import and export markets.
Rise in Swedish exports to markets outside Europe
During the first six months of the year, the number of containers exported via the Port of Gothenburg rose by 3 per cent. This is a new volume record and a reflection of strong Swedish export volumes to markets outside Europe. Trade flows within Europe, however, continue to be weak. This is shown in the Port of Gothenburg half-yearly report presented today.
Hallsberg linked to the largest port in Scandinavia
A new rail shuttle has been established between Hallsberg and the Port of Gothenburg. This will give companies in the Hallsberg region an effective link to the Port of Gothenburg's worldwide services.
Strong global trade flows – weaker in Europe
Global trade flows through the Port of Gothenburg continue to increase whereas trade in Europe is falling. This was revealed in the Port of Gothenburg quarterly report published today.
Strong spring – weak autumn at the largest port in Scandinavia
The beginning of 2011 was marked by a sharp rise in volumes at the Port of Gothenburg. During the summer however, growth levelled out and in the autumn, there was a fall in import and export volumes for several categories of goods. Despite this, the figures for 2011 reveal record volumes for container traffic.
Baneservice Skandinavia new shunting operator at the Port of Gothenburg
The Port of Gothenburg has contracted a new shunting operator. The successful tenderer is the Norwegian company Baneservice Skandinavia AB, which from November 1, 2011 will handle all shunting of trains to and from the Port of Gothenburg.