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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06/04/2013

Swedish logistics success on show at Transport Logistics in Munich

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Is it possible for a port to increase volumes and at the same time reduce its climate impact? The Port of Gothenburg is planning to present the Railport Scandinavia system at Transport Logistics in Munich – a system that accounts for 50 per cent of the port's land transport.

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05/28/2013

Growth in Sweden outstrips rest of Europe

The EU economy is recovering gradually from what has proved to be a protracted recession. This was noted in a European Commission report at the beginning of May. In some parts of Europe, the situation remains gloomy.

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06/03/2013

Locally grown tomatoes are not always the greenest

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Can Spanish-grown tomatoes that are transported all the way to this country be a better alternative from a climate point of view than Swedish-grown tomatoes? The answer is yes. In some cases, transport contributes to reducing carbon emissions. This is demonstrated in a new study from SIK, the Swedish Insti...

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05/28/2013

AIDAcara cruises to the Port of Gothenburg

On Thursday, May 30, the cruise ship AIDAcara makes her seventh visit to Gothenburg this season. The ship will berth at Frihamnen in the Port of Gothenburg at 8am.

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05/29/2013

Swedish companies believe in increased imports

Swedish companies believe that imports into Sweden will increase over the next 12 months. There will also be a rise in the number of import warehouses and distribution centres at the Port of Gothenburg.

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05/27/2013

Groundbreaking ceremony for new rail bridge

Construction is about to begin on the Marieholm Link in Gothenburg. A new, double-track rail bridge across the Göta Älv River and a new road tunnel will be completed by 2020. According to Magnus Kårestedt, Chief Executive of the Port of Gothenburg, this will be a major boost for the whole of Swedish industry.

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05/29/2013

Älvsborg Roro wins design competition in Denmark

Älvsborg Roro's new graphic identity has won first prize in the Creative Circle Award competition. The award was presented at a gala dinner held in Denmark earlier this month. "We are extremely proud that Älvsborg Roro has been recognised in this way," says Terminal President Magnus Schreiber.

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05/15/2013

AIDAcara calls at the Port of Gothenburg

On Thursday, May 16, the cruise ship AIDAcara will berth at Frihamnen in the Port of Gothenburg. This will be the fifth time she will have visited Gothenburg this season.

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