10/23/2014

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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07/02/2013

New logistics centre at the Port of Gothenburg due for completion in six months

Construction of the new DB Schenker Logistics Centre at the Port of Gothenburg is at the halfway point. In December, the 24,000 square metre warehouse will be ready for use. "There is considerable interest among customers," says Mats Olsson, President of Schenker Logistics AB.

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06/27/2013

Stena Line invests in methanol

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Stena Line is a firm believer in methanol as a marine fuel. If the technology works out as envisaged, 25 ferries will be adapted. "According to our calculations, methanol is a good alternative," says Per Stefenson, marine standards advisor at Stena Line.

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07/02/2013

Loading offshore platform control rooms bound for Brazil

1,000 tonnes. That was with the weight of the two modules from Apply Emtunga that we shipped via Älvsborg Roro in May. "It's an exciting handling procedure with lots of specialist solutions," reports Pia Hansson, Marketing and Sales Manager at Älvsborg Roro AB.

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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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06/27/2013

Peak season for passenger traffic

Last year almost 1.7 million passengers arrived at or departed from Gothenburg by sea. This year's figures could be even better. "We have reversed the trend and we anticipate a slight increase," says Joakim Kenndal at Stena Line.

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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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06/27/2013

Cleaner fuel initiative saves 100 tonnes of sulphur dioxide

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100 tonnes of sulphur dioxide – the reduction in emissions achieved in 2012 within the framework of the Port of Gothenburg programme for improved fuel quality. The cleaner fuel initiative will continue during 2013.

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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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