05/05/2015

Up and down at the Port of Gothenburg

The situation is up and down at the largest port in Scandinavia. During the first quarter of the year more crude oil, petrol and diesel were handled whilst there was a fall in container, ro-ro and car traffic.

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05/04/2015

Al Jazeera reports on Port of Gothenburg environmental initiatives

The international news and current affairs TV channel Al Jazeera English has broadcast a special report on the Port of Gothenburg environmental initiatives.

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04/27/2015

How it works: rail shuttles

HOW IT WORKS

More and more goods are transported by rail to and from the Port of Gothenburg. Today there are 25 rail shuttles with daily departures from the Port of Gothenburg to various towns and cities throughout Sweden and Norway. The rail shuttles provide Sweden's import and export companies with a rapid link to th...

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04/27/2015

Robot in place to contain oil spills

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A new robot will be introduced at the Port of Gothenburg today. Its task will be to deploy booms in the event of an oil spill. This new technology will result in more rapid and safer oil spill clearance at the Port of Gothenburg.

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04/27/2015

The port as a workplace – tour manager at Strömma Seascape Scandinavia

THE PORT AS A WORKPLACE

Around 22,000 people are directly or indirectly dependent on the port for their employment. But who are these people? And what do they work with? Maria Seljeseth is head of operations for the tour operator Strömma Seascape Scandinavia and over the years she has seen the industry undergo major changes.

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04/27/2015

Interview with Ulrica Messing, new chairwoman of Gothenburg Port Authority

Minister for Gender Equality, Minister for Integration and Youth and – not least – Minister for Infrastructure. As well as senior consultant at the PR agency Prime, a member of a number of company boards and president of her own furniture company. The new chairwoman of Gothenburg Port Authority, Ulrica Mes...

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04/22/2015

Major port protection exercise at the Port of Gothenburg

On April 24-26, the Swedish Armed Forces will carry out the 'Emerentia 15' exercise at the Port of Gothenburg. Some 700 military personnel will take part in the exercise. Day-to-day operations will not be affected although certain aspects of the exercise will be visible at the port.

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04/27/2015

Where spring fashion comes to Sweden

Masses of jeans, silk scarves and the 1970s. At the moment the spring collections of the fashion houses are on the store shelves. Regardless of whether production takes place in Asia or Europe almost everything is transported by sea and these fashion flows pass mainly through the Port of Gothenburg.

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04/09/2015

Gothenburg cruise season under way

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The first cruise ship of the year will arrive at the Port of Gothenburg today, marking the start of the 2015 cruise season. A total of 52 ships carrying 100,000 passengers are due to visit Gothenburg in 2015.

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