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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12/18/2013

Reduced fairway charges

Fairway charges will be reduced next year thanks to extra government funding for the Swedish Maritime Administration. This will benefit both shipping and basic industry, making Sweden more competitive in Europe.

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11/08/2013

New Stena Line agreements in place

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The Port of Gothenburg and Stena Line have signed new agreements for the ferry terminals at Masthugget and Majnabbe. The agreement for the Denmark Terminal at Masthugget will run for five years and the agreement for the Germany Terminal at Majnabbe will run for 10 years with an option to extend.

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12/18/2013

Easier to transport freight by road to the Port of Gothenburg

At the beginning of December, a new bridge was opened at the Port of Gothenburg that will simplify freight transport by road to and from the port terminals.

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11/07/2013

New mooring points with the aid of a helicopter

The larger DFDS Seaways vessels can now be moored securely at the Älvsborg Ro-Ro Terminal. At the end of October, work commenced on building new mooring points. With the aid of a helicopter, four new bollards were lifted into place.

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12/18/2013

New import warehouse at the port

The 24,000 m2 warehousing and distribution centre at Arendal, located directly beside the port, is now complete. Owned by the Port of Gothenburg, the warehouse has been leased to Schenker Logistics and will handle mainly imported goods scheduled for onward distribution to end-consumers throughout Sweden.

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11/06/2013

From mudflat to wetland for wildfowl

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The creation of a shallow wetland for wildfowl is the purpose behind the application by the Port of Gothenburg that is due to be submitted shortly to the Land and Environment Court. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used to deposit dredging spoils for almost 40 years.

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12/10/2013

British cruise passengers heading for Gothenburg in December

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The Christmas cruise season at the Port of Gothenburg is upon us. During December, 5,000 British passengers will arrive in Gothenburg on three ships to experience the unique Christmas atmosphere in the city.

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11/04/2013

Oil needs – major global differences

MADE IN SWEDEN

Crude oil is being channelled towards Asia. In northern Europe, Russian refineries are producing an increasing number of light products. These are the two global oil trends highlighted by Pontus Hallbäck at Scandinavian Tank Storage.

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