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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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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Port of Gothenburg arranges this year's ESPO Conference

On May 14-16, more than 200 port executives and EU representatives will gather in Gothenburg. The Port of Gothenburg will act as host for what is the major conference of the year for the industry.

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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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Record week for cruise ships at the Port of Gothenburg

Gothenburg is about to set another record as part of its history as a cruise destination. On May 14-15, 12,500 passengers will arrive on seven cruise ships. The newly built Royal Princess, 330 metres in length and with 3,600 passengers, will be the largest cruise ship to visit this year. It will berth at S...

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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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Three winners of the Port of Gothenburg Environmental Award 2014


The Port of Gothenburg Environmental Award for 2014 has been presented jointly to three load inspection companies at the Energy Port. Independent Inspection Services, Rhodsig/SGS and Saybolt have received the award for rapid and efficient load inspection at the Energy Port.

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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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Cars and ro-ro traffic increase at the Port of Gothenburg – fall in container and energy volumes

During the first quarter of 2014, European ro-ro traffic and the handling of new cars increased at the Port of Gothenburg. The oil and container segments continue to fall.

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