Volvo Ocean Race: All boats now in China

The start from Abu Dhabi on January 3 took place in thick fog. Now the six remaining boats in the race have arrived at Sanya in China, bringing the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 to an end.

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Record number of visits by cruise ships to Gothenburg


Cruise tourism set a new record in Gothenburg this year. From April to October, 73 cruise ships visited Gothenburg, carrying 110,000 visitors. In total, cruise tourism generated around SEK 60 million in pure tourist revenue for the city.

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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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New rail track for cars at the Port of Gothenburg


The new rail track at Logent's car terminal at the Port of Gothenburg has now been completed. The track will provide the Swedish automotive industry with a rapid, cost-effective, climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia.

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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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Volvo Ocean Race about to begin – Port of Gothenburg on site in Alicante

Eleven ports and 71,745 kilometres. On Saturday, the world's most demanding yacht race will begin in Alicante in Spain. The Port of Gothenburg is the official homecoming partner and port representatives will be at the starting line.

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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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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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Tax discount for onshore power set to continue

The EU Commission has decided that the tax discount for ships that connect to an onshore power supply will be extended to 2020. This is a positive outcome for the Port of Gothenburg – back in 2000 it was the first port in the world to offer this solution to its customers.

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