10/23/2014

Third-quarter rise in container traffic

Container traffic rose by two per cent during the third quarter compared with the corresponding period in 2013. Passenger and ro-ro traffic also increased although there was a fall in the shipment of cars and energy products.

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10/23/2014

More refugees take to cargo ships in the face of growing international unrest

It is not only freight that passes through the Port of Gothenburg. It could happen that refugees arrive in or attempt to leave Sweden by ship. The Port of Gothenburg and the terminal companies definitely do not cut corners when it comes to security – but they are also humane.

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10/15/2014

Record number of visits by cruise ships to Gothenburg

Cruise tourism set a new record in Gothenburg this year. From April to October, 73 cruise ships visited Gothenburg, carrying 110,000 visitors. In total, cruise tourism generated around SEK 60 million in pure tourist revenue for the city.

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10/23/2014

Scrubbers at sea

HOW IT WORKS

At the turn of the year, stricter sulphur controls will be introduced in what is known as the SECA area. The new controls mean that the sulphur content of marine fuels will not be permitted to exceed 0.1 per cent. Several different methods can be used to reduce sulphur and particle emissions from ships. On...

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10/14/2014

New rail track for cars at the Port of Gothenburg

The new rail track at Logent's car terminal at the Port of Gothenburg has now been completed. The track will provide the Swedish automotive industry with a rapid, cost-effective, climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia.

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10/23/2014

The port as a workplace – Security Officer

THE PORT AS A WORKPLACE

Around 22,000 people in Gothenburg are directly or indirectly dependent on the port for their employment. Who are these people? What do they work with? Robert Abaji is Security Officer at G4S, which is responsible for the operative security work at the port. An important part of his job is to maintain clos...

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10/10/2014

Volvo Ocean Race about to begin – Port of Gothenburg on site in Alicante

Eleven ports and 71,745 kilometres. On Saturday, the world's most demanding yacht race will begin in Alicante in Spain. The Port of Gothenburg is the official homecoming partner and port representatives will be at the starting line.

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10/23/2014

Establishing a climate-smart transport chain

HARD FACTS

At the turn of the year, stricter sulphur controls will be introduced in what is known as the SECA area. The new controls mean that the sulphur content of marine fuels will not be permitted to exceed 0.1 per cent. Several different methods can be used to reduce sulphur and particle emissions from ships. On...

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09/29/2014

Trial run with a 730-metre train to APM Terminals

The Swedish Transport Administration and APM Terminals are conducting trials with a 730-metre freight train. By the end of the year, the terminal will be able to receive 730-metre trains on a daily basis.

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