Port of Gothenburg freezes port charges

The Gothenburg Port Authority has decided to leave the Port Tariff unchanged. As a result, the Port Tariff for 2016 will remain at the 2015 level. Magnus Kårestedt, Port of Gothenburg chief executive, said: "Our aim behind this move is to reinforce the growth of industry, shipping and the port."

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2015 a climate neutral year for the Port of Gothenburg

This year the Port of Gothenburg will for the first time be a climate neutral company. By investing in solar panels, biogas, district heating and other environmental initiatives, emissions have been reduced to a minimum. The remainder will be offset by purchasing Chinese wind power.

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Upturn in container freight at the Port of Gothenburg

Container freight volumes increased by two per cent during the second quarter compared to the corresponding period in 2014. Exports and imports of new cars have also increased. This was revealed in the six-monthly report published today by the Port of Gothenburg.

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"I'm worried that someone could be seriously injured"

Since May this year, over 60 unauthorised persons have entered restricted areas at the Port of Gothenburg, often putting their lives at risk. By climbing over a fence or hanging under a trailer, they attempt to make their way on board one of the cargo ships bound for abroad. Thomas Fransson, Head of Securi...

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China Shipping Container Lines, Yang Ming and Cosco behind new container service to Gothenburg

The Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new freight service to Rotterdam and Oslo. A ship will call at the Container Terminal, APM Terminals, at the Port of Gothenburg once a week.

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New vessel call notification routines at the Port of Gothenburg come into effect on October 1

New vessel call notification routines at the Port of Gothenburg are due to come into effect on October 1. The VTMS system will be replaced, which will result in a number of changes for our customers. The aim behind the change of system is to simplify routines for both public agencies and industry.

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Sweden introduces tonnage tax

A long-awaited decision. The Swedish government has proposed a Swedish tonnage tax system. The aim is for Swedish shipping companies to compete under equal conditions with companies in other countries in Europe.

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Great start for the Port of Gothenburg’s environmental discounts

January 1 this year saw the introduction of environmental discounts in the Port of Gothenburg, the aim being to incentivise vessels with high environmental performance. Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager Environment at the Port of Gothenburg Authority, reveals that the concept has got off to a great start.

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Premiere for new service to Asia

A new direct service operated by the G6 Alliance between Sweden and Asia has started. The alliance call at APM Terminals, the container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg, once a week.

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