European trade up – global container traffic down

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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Älvsborg Roro to improve service levels and increase efficiencies

The management of Älvsborg Roro has set an ambitious goal: to become Europe's leading ro-ro terminal in 2015. The objective of the new improvement programme is to improve service levels, create a new management culture and increase efficiencies.

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Steady growth in shortsea sector

Unifeeder is reporting steady growth in the shortsea sector. In 2012 the european volumes rose almost four per cent. Growth is set to continue, with traffic volumes almost doubling by 2015.

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Increase in crude oil imports via the Port of Gothenburg


During the first quarter of the year, 5.5 million tonnes of crude oil and other energy products were handled at the Port of Gothenburg. This is an increase of five per cent on the previous year. In total, 10.4 million tonnes of freight were imported or exported through the port during the period – the same...

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Helicopters for export

Ten Swedish helicopters are currently being shipped from Scandinavia’s largest port to the Port of Tacoma on the west coast of the USA. The helicopters belong to American company Columbia Helicopters, which recently purchased them from the Swedish armed forces.

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Sure sign of spring – AIDAcara makes her way to the Port of Gothenburg

The second cruise ship of the season, AIDAcara, is making her way to the Port of Gothenburg. AIDAcara will moor at Frihamnen at 12 noon on Thursday.

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Direct service to South America on AkzoNobel wish list


Direct services to other parts of the world are important for a global enterprise such as AkzoNobel. But more are needed. Top of the list is a direct service between Sweden and Brazil.

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More freight by sea – strategic collaboration with the Port of Bilbao

Some 2.3 million tonnes of freight are transported between Spain and Sweden each year, of which half is by sea. The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, and Bilbao, the fourth largest port in Spain, have decided to collaborate. The aim is to switch more freight from road to sea.

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Port of Gothenburg Port Authority has a new phone number

Port of Gothenburg Port Authority is changing its phone number to 00 46 31-368 75 00 and fax number to 00 46 31-368 75 01. The new numbers will apply as of April 2.

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