04/27/2015

Robot in place to contain oil spills

A new robot will be introduced at the Port of Gothenburg today. Its task will be to deploy booms in the event of an oil spill. This new technology will result in more rapid and safer oil spill clearance at the Port of Gothenburg.

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01/28/2014

Europe making headway but global trade flows weakening

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During 2013, ro-ro traffic through the Port of Gothenburg rose for the first time in three years. On the other hand, the number of containers shipped through the port fell by five per cent. A new set of figures for freight volumes for 2013 has just been released.

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12/18/2013

Reduced fairway charges

Fairway charges will be reduced next year thanks to extra government funding for the Swedish Maritime Administration. This will benefit both shipping and basic industry, making Sweden more competitive in Europe.

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12/18/2013

Terntank leads the way with LNG vessel order

Swedish shipping company Terntank has ordered two LNG-powered tankers. The two vessels are due to be delivered in 2016 and will meet all relevant environmental requirements, headed by SECA and Tier III. Terntank is hoping to inspire other shipping companies to follow suit and invest in LNG.

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12/18/2013

Easier to transport freight by road to the Port of Gothenburg

At the beginning of December, a new bridge was opened at the Port of Gothenburg that will simplify freight transport by road to and from the port terminals.

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12/18/2013

All-time high for trailer traffic to Belgium

Times are definitely looking bright for trailer traffic from the Port of Gothenburg to Belgium. Volumes to Ghent and Zeebrügge for 2013 look set to be better than ever for both DFDS Seaways and CLdN.

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12/18/2013

New import warehouse at the port

The 24,000 m2 warehousing and distribution centre at Arendal, located directly beside the port, is now complete. Owned by the Port of Gothenburg, the warehouse has been leased to Schenker Logistics and will handle mainly imported goods scheduled for onward distribution to end-consumers throughout Sweden.

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12/18/2013

APMT Gothenburg focuses on efficiency

At the largest port in the Nordic Region, APM Terminals Gothenburg is focusing firmly on increasing productivity and customer value. Motivation, involvement and commitment are key elements in achieving this objective.

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12/10/2013

British cruise passengers heading for Gothenburg in December

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The Christmas cruise season at the Port of Gothenburg is upon us. During December, 5,000 British passengers will arrive in Gothenburg on three ships to experience the unique Christmas atmosphere in the city.

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