New direction in agreement between the Port of Gothenburg and Stena Line

The Masthugget Terminal would be around well into the future and would be opened up to the people of Gothenburg and become an integral part of the urban landscape. The Sweden-Germany ferry service would be moved from Majnabbe to the outer areas of the port on Hisingen. This is the potential outcome of the new agreement that the Port of Gothenburg is hoping to reach with Stena Line.

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