12/18/2014

New forest terminal at the Port of Gothenburg

More sawmills throughout the Nordic region can now ship their timber via the Port of Gothenburg. A new transloading terminal for timber products has opened at the port. The terminal will be run by the family-owned company Sören Thyr AB.

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09/29/2014

Trial run with a 730-metre train to APM Terminals

The Swedish Transport Administration and APM Terminals are conducting trials with a 730-metre freight train. By the end of the year, the terminal will be able to receive 730-metre trains on a daily basis.

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09/11/2014

Vodka heading west

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Absolut Vodka is one of Sweden's largest export successes ever. Each year, vodka worth billions is exported. A large proportion of the bottles head west via the Port of Gothenburg.

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09/18/2014

Ro-ro company CLdN signs agreement with Logent

The ro-ro company CLdN has signed a ship and freight handling agreement with the car and ro-ro terminal Logent Ports & Terminals at the Port of Gothenburg. They will begin using the terminal on November 15.

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09/11/2014

Safeguards against Ebola

Each year, ships arrive at the Port of Gothenburg from the Ebola-hit area in West Africa. Extra precautions have been taken when dealing with these ships.

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09/17/2014

Chilli new DB Schenker Logistics customer at the Port of Gothenburg

The Port of Gothenburg is an ideal location to meet the logistics requirements of major import customers. That was the reason why interior design and furniture company Chilli AB has decided to move into the DB Schenker Logistics warehouse at Arendal.

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09/11/2014

Port of Gothenburg – finish line for the Volvo Ocean Race

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On October 4, the world's largest sailing race – Volvo Ocean Race – will get under way. After nine months at sea, the seven teams will finally cross the finishing line in Gothenburg in June 2015. The Port of Gothenburg is the official homecoming partner for the race.

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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 Swe...

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09/11/2014

Environmental premium will reduce emissions at the port

The Port of Gothenburg will rework its port tarriff with effect from January 1, 2015. The aim is to contribute to a better environment by rewarding vessels that demonstrate a high level of environmental performance and which use LNG as a marine fuel.

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