06/30/2014

Substantial discount for LNG-powered ships in the Port of Gothenburg

Ships powered by liquefied natural gas, LNG, can expect a substantial reduction in the port tariff when they call at the Port of Gothenburg. The discount will come into effect in 2015 and will continue for four years. The aim is to induce more shipping companies to switch to cleaner fuel.

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11/04/2013

Oil needs – major global differences

TRENDSPANING

Crude oil is being channelled towards Asia. In northern Europe, Russian refineries are producing an increasing number of light products. These are the two global oil trends highlighted by Pontus Hallbäck at Scandinavian Tank Storage.

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10/17/2013

EU supports Rotterdam-Gothenburg LNG initiative

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European Commission grants 34 million euro for the development of a small-scale LNG chain in Rotterdam and Gothenburg, accommodating LNG supply for cleaner maritime transport

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10/30/2013

Why asphalt should be green

NEWS FEATURES

A reduction of 760 tonnes in carbon dioxide emissions. That will be the effect next year following the switch by the Port of Gothenburg to more environmentally friendly asphalt.

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10/11/2013

Railport Scandinavia website facilitates climate-smart transport

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Railport Scandinavia, the Port of Gothenburg's award-winning rail transport system, now has its own website. The website presents all the terminals in the system and by using the search function on the homepage, the visitor can search for a terminal based on geographical location or the required terminal s...

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10/30/2013

Freight recovery in Europe, global trade down

Ro-ro traffic at the Port of Gothenburg rose slightly during the third quarter following a long period of declining volumes. Germany has accounted for the majority of the increase although volumes on the Denmark, Belgium and UK routes are all up compared with the third quarter of 2012.

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09/26/2013

Major safety investment at the Port of Gothenburg

APM Terminals Gothenburg, which operates the container terminal at the Port of Gothenburg, is investing SEK 8 million to improve safety. The money will be used for better signage, development of traffic information and inducing more people to wear warning clothes.

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10/29/2013

Information film for more efficient arrivals

In order to improve the ship arrival process in Gothenburg, the Swedish Maritime Administration and the Port of Gothenburg have produced an information film to show what could be regarded as the optimal arrival. The film is part of the collaborative initiative Gothenburg Approach, which will lead to more r...

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09/26/2013

Swedish Minister for Trade: Free trade agreements stimulate the world economy

When the Swedish Minister for Trade Ewa Björling visited the Port of Gothenburg in September she applauded the recently signed free trade agreement between the EU and South Korea.

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