08/21/2014

European trade up – global container traffic down

The Port of Gothenburg six-monthly report published today shows that European freight volumes strengthened during the first half of the year whilst global container trade fell.

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04/02/2014

New Master Plan marks out the future at the Port of Gothenburg

More and larger terminal areas with a major investment in further land earmarked for warehousing and logistics. These are the focal points in the Master Plan through to 2035 recently adopted by the Port of Gothenburg.

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03/03/2014

Gothenburg best logistics location in Sweden

For the 13th year in succession, Gothenburg has been named the best logistics location in Sweden by the industry journal Intelligent Logistik. The deciding factors are that it has the largest port in the Nordic Region for both imports and exports, direct deep-sea services and around 25 rail shuttles that l...

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04/02/2014

The work of a ship's agent

THE PORT AS A WORKPLACE

Ship's agent Ingela Berntson, who works at GAC Sweden, is one of 22,000 people in Gothenburg whose job is directly or indirectly dependent on the port. What is a typical day for her? Can anything be called a typical day? PortGotNews called her with a few questions.

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03/03/2014

The Port of Gothenburg is where ships fill up

An advantageous geographical location, superior oil quality, good prices and a focus on safety – just some of the success factors that are making the Port of Gothenburg an important bunkering port.

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04/02/2014

Port of Gothenburg – with the right to export to the USA

The Port of Gothenburg is the only port in Sweden that has been approved to export containers directly to the USA. The security stipulations are extremely strict and special CSI classification is required. Only a small number of ports throughout the world have been granted this classification.

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03/03/2014

Learn all about the ports of the world

Which are the world's largest container ports? Which are the largest ports in Europe in terms of tonnage? What has growth in volumes at the Port of Gothenburg been like from an historical perspective? All this has now been gathered on a new web service, 'Ports of the World in Figures', at www.portofgothenb...

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04/02/2014

Load out of the ordinary

It happens from time to time that a load that is out of the ordinary is shipped via the Port of Gothenburg. This could be in the form of a helicopter, a train or even a space shuttle. In the middle of March, a train passed through the port destined for Dammam in Saudi Arabia.

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03/03/2014

Preem makes major investment in green diesel at the Port of Gothenburg

PRESS RELEASES

Preem has decided to invest approximately 33,6 million euro to redevelop its refinery at the Port of Gothenburg. The investment will result in a doubling of production of diesel with renewable content – a fuel that is expected to replace fossil-based motor fuels more and more.

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