Port of Gothenburg freezes port charges

The Gothenburg Port Authority has decided to leave the Port Tariff unchanged. As a result, the Port Tariff for 2016 will remain at the 2015 level. Magnus Kårestedt, Port of Gothenburg chief executive, said: "Our aim behind this move is to reinforce the growth of industry, shipping and the port."

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Volvo Ocean Race reaches Portugal

The boats competing in the world's most challenging offshore race, the Volvo Ocean Race, have now reached Portugal. First across the line was Team Brunel. The seventh leg of the race has now been completed, bringing them closer to the finishing line at the Port of Gothenburg.

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Volvo Ocean Race reaches the USA

Early on Thursday morning, the first boats in the Volvo Ocean Race reached Newport in the USA. First across the line was Dongfeng Race Team.

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Discover the largest port in Scandinavia this summer

The Port of Gothenburg is about to commence guided boat tours for the general public. This is the fourth summer in succession that people in Gothenburg who are interested in shipping will have the opportunity to experience the port close up.

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Port of Gothenburg becomes Port of Hamburg Marketing member

Port of Gothenburg has become a port and logistics location member of Port of Hamburg Marketing. The membership will give the Port of Gothenburg access to the Port of Hamburg marketing platform and its worldwide activities.

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Port of Gothenburg invests in solar power panels


The Port of Gothenburg is currently investing in solar power panels. A 250 square metre solar panel array will be installed on the roof of the head office. Once completed, it will be the most efficient solar panel facility in western Sweden. The Port of Gothenburg expects to save SEK 60,000 in energy costs...

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Up and down at the Port of Gothenburg

The volumes are up and down at the largest port in Scandinavia. During the first quarter of the year more crude oil, petrol and diesel were handled whilst there was a fall in container, ro-ro and car traffic.

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Load out of the ordinary - 40 metres long pipes

Around 200 steel pipes, each one 40 metres in length, are currently being unloaded at the Port of Gothenburg. The pipes have been transported from Turkey and will be used to construct a new tunnel in Gothenburg. The load is the first of two, making a total of 400 pipes that are due to be unloaded at the port.

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Al Jazeera reports on Port of Gothenburg environmental initiatives

The international news and current affairs TV channel Al Jazeera English has broadcast a special report on the Port of Gothenburg environmental initiatives.

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