09/11/2014

How the current situation in Russia is impacting on Swedish trade

Sanctions, embargoes and the threat of escalation. Relations between Russia and the EU are less than warm. Swedish trade has up to now been affected to a very limited extent but there is still cause for concern. "We don't know what the long-term consequences could be," said Mikael Johansson at Business Sweden.

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02/11/2013

Railfreight an environmentally smart alternative

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The rail shuttle system is continuing to produce results. During the past year, five new routes were added and the proportion of freight transported by rail has increased. During 2013, there will be an even greater focus on the Norrland Region.

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01/28/2013

RPG Logistics expects growth to continue

Since the new Forest Terminal at the Port of Gothenburg was opened in May, RPG Logistics has more than doubled its volumes. The company expects growth to continue. "Many customers have seen the benefits of transporting goods by rail to Gothenburg and then onwards by sea," says President Roger Petersson.

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02/11/2013

New terminal for liquefied natural gas

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In two years, LNG, liquefied natural gas, will be available at the Port of Gothenburg. The terminal will be a vital piece in the puzzle for shipping lines and companies looking to invest in an environmentally adapted fuel.

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01/24/2013

Älvsborg Ro-Ro launches new website

Älvsborg Ro-Ro AB at the Port of Gothenburg will launch its new website today. "A major step forward in communication with our customers," says President Magnus Schreiber.

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02/06/2013

Shipping and industry ready to invest in LNG

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There is considerable interest in liquefied natural gas, LNG, in shipping and Swedish industry. This is revealed in a market screening conducted by Swedegas. New, stricter environmental stipulations for maritime fuel in Swedish waters from 2015, coupled with the need in industry to switch from oil, are the main reasons for changing to liquefied natural gas, LNG.

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01/23/2013

22,000 employed at the port in Gothenburg

A new study shows that the port in Gothenburg is one of the largest workplaces in the city. At least 22,000 people are employed at the port – 8,000 directly and 14,000 indirectly. In total, 320 companies have close links to port operations.

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01/31/2013

World's largest container vessel undergoes trials

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01/21/2013

Increase in exports to other continents lifts Port of Gothenburg

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Despite the downturn in the world economy, strong export trade, particularly to other continents, helped lift freight volumes at the Port of Gothenburg in 2012. With total freight of 42 million tonnes, Port of Gothenburg volumes increased by one per cent during 2012.

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