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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AIDAcara visits the Port of Gothenburg

The cruise ship AIDAcara moored at Frihamnen at the Port of Gothenburg on Thursday.

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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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The cruise ship AIDAcara returns to the Port of Gothenburg

The cruise ship AIDAcara is back to visit the Port of Gothenburg. On Thursday she moored at Frihamnen.

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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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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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