11/21/2014

Port of Gothenburg paves the way for expansion in forest product exports

Dedicated forest product terminals, smart rail solutions and a worldwide service network. Companies at the Port of Gothenburg are working on all fronts to expand forest product volumes at the port.

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11/06/2014

Volvo Ocean Race reaches Cape Town

Volvo Ocean Race has reached Cape Town. First across the line was Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. The first leg of the race has now been completed, bringing it one step closer to the finishing line in Gothenburg.

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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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11/06/2014

Robotised hull cleaning

GAC EnviroHull has developed a remote-operated vehicle for hull cleaning. Harmful marine growth and residue on the hull are blasted away and collected by a robot instead of being discharged into the water, resulting in major environmental gains for the Port of Gothenburg.

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10/23/2014

Establishing a climate-smart transport chain

HARD FACTS

Shipping is the most climate-smart mode of transport when a large volume of freight needs to be conveyed over long distances. Nevertheless, each individual mode of transport has an important part to play in ensuring that the logistics systems in society work efficiently. Edvard Molitor, Senior Manager Envi...

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11/06/2014

Port of Gothenburg presents sustainability dissertation awards

On Wednesday, four students from Gothenburg University received this year's award for the best dissertations related to sustainable freight transport. The four winners will share the SEK 30,000 prize.

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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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10/27/2014

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

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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