03/21/2015

Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China

The Port of Gothenburg will be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China. This will result in a new service to Finland and Russia and an increase in volume of around 30,000 cars each year.

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03/10/2015

Substantial fall in sulphur emissions in Gothenburg

Measurements at the Port of Gothenburg show that sulphur emissions from ships have fallen by 80 per cent since stricter rules came into force at the turn of the year.

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03/09/2015

Gothenburg 2034: Young people speculate about transport of the future

Last autumn, 700 students were assigned a task: create a sustainable, innovative transport solution for 2034. On January 29, they presented their solutions at the Transport of the Future exhibition at Universeum. The winning proposal included a hydrogen-powered taxi boat and a solar-powered cable car.

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03/09/2015

Inland waterways could ease pressure on roads and railways

HARD FACTS

The EU rules for inland waterways have now also been introduced in Sweden. The rules will pave the way for more shipping and two Lake Vänern shipping companies have already begun collaborating to transport goods along the Göta Älv River and on Lake Vänern. In Europe, inland shipping, primarily on rivers, i...

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03/05/2015

Port of Gothenburg creates wetland for wildfowl

The Port of Gothenburg is working together with the Swedish Transport Administration to create a wetland for wildfowl at Torsviken. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for over 40 years for the deposition of dredging spoils.

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03/09/2015

The port as a workplace – head of VTS and the Pilot Ordering Centre

THE PORT AS A WORKPLACE

Around 22,000 people in Gothenburg are directly or indirectly dependent on the port for their employment. But who are these people? What do they work with? Emma Hellström is head of the Swedish Maritime Administration VTS and Pilot Ordering Centre. Her staff provide service and information to ships arrivin...

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03/05/2015

Port of Gothenburg builds new Energy Port

PRESS RELEASES

The Port of Gothenburg is planning a new Energy Port at Risholmen in the outer port area. Construction of the new 600,000 square metre port is scheduled to commence in 2018 with completion in 2030.

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03/09/2015

Buns and sweets transformed into fuel

HOW IT WORKS

St1 is currently building a facility that will transform residual products from the food industry into fuel – buns, sweets and old dough containing carbohydrates that can ferment and then be distilled into ethanol. Read more about what happens when sweets end up in your fuel tank instead of your stomach.

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02/28/2015

Volvo Ocean Race reaches New Zealand

The fourth leg of the race came to an end when all the competing boats finally reached Auckland New Zealand. First across the line was MAPFRE with Team SCA bringing up the rear.

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