10/15/2014

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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01/30/2014

WWL working proactively to meet sulphur regulations

The introduction in 2015 of the new regulations governing sulphur emissions in marine fuel in the North Sea and the Baltic is rapidly approaching. At Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics they have opted to work proactively to meet the new conditions.

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12/18/2013

Terntank leads the way with LNG vessel order

Swedish shipping company Terntank has ordered two LNG-powered tankers. The two vessels are due to be delivered in 2016 and will meet all relevant environmental requirements, headed by SECA and Tier III. Terntank is hoping to inspire other shipping companies to follow suit and invest in LNG.

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01/30/2014

New website goes with the flow

What are the currents like in and around the fairways leading into the Port of Gothenburg? How high is the water? How salty is the water? All this and much more can be found on a new website – www.portofgothenburg.com/weather. Pilots, ships' officers and others can benefit from the information on the websi...

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12/18/2013

All-time high for trailer traffic to Belgium

Times are definitely looking bright for trailer traffic from the Port of Gothenburg to Belgium. Volumes to Ghent and Zeebrügge for 2013 look set to be better than ever for both DFDS Seaways and CLdN.

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01/30/2014

Unique land contamination survey

The Port of Gothenburg and the County Administrative Board have conducted an extensive land contamination survey at the Energy Port. This is the first time in Sweden that a port has carried out a survey of this nature.

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12/18/2013

APMT Gothenburg focuses on efficiency

At the largest port in the Nordic Region, APM Terminals Gothenburg is focusing firmly on increasing productivity and customer value. Motivation, involvement and commitment are key elements in achieving this objective.

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01/28/2014

Europe making headway but global trade flows weakening

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During 2013, ro-ro traffic through the Port of Gothenburg rose for the first time in three years. On the other hand, the number of containers shipped through the port fell by five per cent. A new set of figures for freight volumes for 2013 has just been released.

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12/18/2013

Reduced fairway charges

Fairway charges will be reduced next year thanks to extra government funding for the Swedish Maritime Administration. This will benefit both shipping and basic industry, making Sweden more competitive in Europe.

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