03/05/2015

Port of Gothenburg new export port for Volvo cars to Russia and China

The Port of Gothenburg will be the new export port for Volvo cars to Finland, Russia and China. This will result in a new service to Finland and Russia and an increase in volume of around 30,000 cars each year.

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12/02/2014

OPDR launches new Sweden to Spain service

Swedish import and export companies can look forward to a new freight service to the United Kingdom and Spain. The German shipping company OPDR, in collaboration with X-Press Feeders, has established a new route from the Port of Gothenburg.

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11/06/2014

Robotised hull cleaning

GAC EnviroHull has developed a remote-operated vehicle for hull cleaning. Harmful marine growth and residue on the hull are blasted away and collected by a robot instead of being discharged into the water, resulting in major environmental gains for the Port of Gothenburg.

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12/01/2014

Changes in ro-ro traffic to Belgium

Last week, CLdN's new service commenced between Logent Ports & Terminals at the Port of Gothenburg and Zeebrugge in Belgium. It was also announced that SOL will take over the transport of Stora Enso's volumes from Gothenburg Roro to Zeebrugge. The Port of Gothenburg now has three ro-ro services to Belgium.

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11/06/2014

Port of Gothenburg presents sustainability dissertation awards

On Wednesday, four students from Gothenburg University received this year's award for the best dissertations related to sustainable freight transport. The four winners will share the SEK 30,000 prize.

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11/21/2014

Port of Gothenburg paves the way for expansion in forest product exports

Dedicated forest product terminals, smart rail solutions and a worldwide service network. Companies at the Port of Gothenburg are working on all fronts to expand forest product volumes at the port.

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10/27/2014

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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11/06/2014

Volvo Ocean Race reaches Cape Town

Volvo Ocean Race has reached Cape Town. First across the line was Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. The first leg of the race has now been completed, bringing it one step closer to the finishing line in Gothenburg.

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10/23/2014

More refugees take to cargo ships in the face of growing international unrest

It is not only freight that passes through the Port of Gothenburg. It could happen that refugees arrive in or attempt to leave Sweden by ship. The Port of Gothenburg and the terminal companies definitely do not cut corners when it comes to security – but they are also humane.

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