08/26/2015

Premiere for new service to Asia

A new direct service between Sweden and Asia is due to commence tomorrow, operated by the G6 Alliance. Ships will call at APM Terminals, the container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg, once a week.

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09/11/2014

Tax discount for onshore power set to continue

The EU Commission has decided that the tax discount for ships that connect to an onshore power supply will be extended to 2020. This is a positive outcome for the Port of Gothenburg – back in 2000 it was the first port in the world to offer this solution to its customers.

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06/30/2014

Swedish wooden houses popular in Japan

MADE IN SWEDEN

Each year, 1,300 Swedish-manufactured wooden houses are exported from Tomoku Hus at Insjön to Japan via the Port of Gothenburg. Japanese attention to detail in combination with Nordic design and functionality are obviously a successful combination.

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09/11/2014

Port of Gothenburg – finish line for the Volvo Ocean Race

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On October 4, the world's largest sailing race – Volvo Ocean Race – will get under way. After nine months at sea, the seven teams will finally cross the finishing line in Gothenburg in June 2015. The Port of Gothenburg is the official homecoming partner for the race.

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06/30/2014

Port of Gothenburg highlights Swedish exports in new web initiative

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What happens exactly when Swedish companies export their goods to different parts of the world? The Port of Gothenburg is about to launch its new web initiative Made in Sweden. You can now follow the path taken by successful Swedish products, all the way from raw material to end-customer.

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08/21/2014

European trade up – global container traffic down

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The Port of Gothenburg six-monthly report published today shows that European freight volumes strengthened during the first half of the year whilst global container trade fell.

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06/30/2014

Everything you need to know about LNG

A website is about to be launched that will tell you everything you need to know about LNG as a marine fuel. The Port of Gothenburg has been a member of the international working group that is behind the project.

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06/30/2014

Substantial discount for LNG-powered ships in the Port of Gothenburg

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Ships powered by liquefied natural gas, LNG, can expect a substantial reduction in the port tariff when they call at the Port of Gothenburg. The discount will come into effect in 2015 and will continue for four years. The aim is to induce more shipping companies to switch to cleaner fuel.

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06/30/2014

Grand Export Award winner ships via Gothenburg

Business Sweden's Grand Export Award 2014 has been presented to the design company Bolon, based in Western Sweden. The owners, Annica and Marie Eklund, were presented with the award by his Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf at a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall.

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