08/21/2014

European trade up – global container traffic down

The Port of Gothenburg six-monthly report published today shows that European freight volumes strengthened during the first half of the year whilst global container trade fell.

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06/30/2014

Substantial discount for LNG-powered ships in the Port of Gothenburg

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Ships powered by liquefied natural gas, LNG, can expect a substantial reduction in the port tariff when they call at the Port of Gothenburg. The discount will come into effect in 2015 and will continue for four years. The aim is to induce more shipping companies to switch to cleaner fuel.

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06/30/2014

Grand Export Award winner ships via Gothenburg

Business Sweden's Grand Export Award 2014 has been presented to the design company Bolon, based in Western Sweden. The owners, Annica and Marie Eklund, were presented with the award by his Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf at a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall.

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06/30/2014

Swedish wooden houses popular in Japan

Each year, 1,300 Swedish-manufactured wooden houses are exported from Tomoku Hus at Insjön to Japan via the Port of Gothenburg. Japanese attention to detail in combination with Nordic design and functionality are obviously a successful combination.

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06/30/2014

Preem reacts as US redraws the oil map

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Things are happening on the international oil market. The USA is extracting shale oil on home territory, which is redrawing the whole of the global energy map. Can renewable petrol be a way of meeting increased competition? The president of Preem, Petter Holland, certainly believes so.

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06/30/2014

Port of Gothenburg highlights Swedish exports in new web initiative

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What happens exactly when Swedish companies export their goods to different parts of the world? The Port of Gothenburg is about to launch its new web initiative Made in Sweden. You can now follow the path taken by successful Swedish products, all the way from raw material to end-customer.

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06/30/2014

Everything you need to know about LNG

A website is about to be launched that will tell you everything you need to know about LNG as a marine fuel. The Port of Gothenburg has been a member of the international working group that is behind the project.

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06/30/2014

ACL prepares for increased volumes

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Around 10 per cent of Swedish container exports are destined for the USA, making it one of Sweden's biggest export partners outside Europe. A large percentage of these exports are shipped using a direct service from the Port of Gothenburg operated by the American carrier ACL.

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06/12/2014

Rail track expansion at APM Terminals

APM Terminals are investing in additional track capacity. This autumn a sixth rail line will be completed, and the rail length will be extended to accommodate trains up to 750 metres long.

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