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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Everything you need to know about LNG

A website is about to be launched that will tell you everything you need to know about LNG as a marine fuel. The Port of Gothenburg has been a member of the international working group that is behind the project.

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Cautious optimism for the future among European port executives

There was an atmosphere of cautious optimism for the future when European port executives in the port association ESPO met in Gothenburg for their annual conference. Following a ballot, 78 per cent of the delegates felt that the worst of the crisis was behind them. However, European ports still face a succ...

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Rail track expansion at APM Terminals

APM Terminals are investing in additional track capacity. This autumn a sixth rail line will be completed, and the rail length will be extended to accommodate trains up to 750 metres long.

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LCS expands operations with tank container workshop

LCS (Lundby Containerservice) has acquired the company Göteborgs Tankcontainerservice. The move means that LCS will complement its range of sea container services with a repair shop for tank containers.

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Environmental permit granted for LNG terminal in Gothenburg


The County Administrative Board in Västra Götaland has granted Swedegas and Vopak LNG Holding a permit under the Environmental Code for an LNG – liquefied natural gas – terminal at the Energy Port in Gothenburg. The terminal will be capable of supplying shipping, industry and heavy transport with gas as fu...

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Record-breaking cruise week at the Port of Gothenburg

During the past week, the cruise record at the Port of Gothenburg was well and truly broken. On May 14-15, seven ships arrived, carrying 12,500 passengers.

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See the port from the water

The Port of Gothenburg and Maritime Museum guided boat tours for the general public, school students and SFI classes are once again underway. The first tour of the season took place on May 20 when over 100 students had the opportunity to see the port from the water.

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Meet us in Shanghai

On June 17-19, the Port of Gothenburg will attend Transport Logistic in Shanghai. The stand will be shared with Business Region Gothenburg.

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