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Arrival and vessel registration

All vessels due to arrive in the Gothenburg port area must be reported to our traffic information central Port Control. The Port of Gothenburg provides agents and shipping lines with the opportunity to deal with this simply and electronically via Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS).

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Towage and escort tugs

Here you can read about the rules that apply for towage in Gothenburg marina traffic area in general and how to order a pilot.

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Rules, permits and emergency situations

To carry out certain work within the port area, a permit application must be submitted. Here you will find the necessary forms. There are also a number of rules that need to be followed in the port area. Read more about these here. Here you will also find information about what you ought to do if an emergency situation arises on board a vessel while it is in the port.

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Detailed information on berths in the Port of Gothenburg

Detailed information on berths in the Port of Gothenburg

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Waste

The terminals in the Port of Gothenburg receive all waste that a vessel needs to leave ashore and which has arisen as a result of normal operations on board the vessel. Waste handling is included in the port charge. To hand over waste, notification must be made in VTMS no later than 24 hours before arrival.

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Gothenburg Approach

Faster, simpler arrival of vessels. This is the aim of a new collaborative initiative between the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Port of Gothenburg. The initiative will benefit customers and will promote safe, sustainable shipping through the adoption of effective processes and an innovative mode of operation.

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Leisure boats

Leisure boats in the Gothenburg port area are subject to certain Port Regulations. Here you will find information about certain regulations that apply as well as information about marinas available for leisure boats in Gothenburg.

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