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  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the 900-meter quay at the Port of Gothenburg has been completed three months ahead of schedule thanks to close collaboration between the Port of Gothenburg, the terminal operator APM Terminals Gothenburg and the contractors. The quay is now ready to receive large ocean-going container ships. The Port of Gothenburg has invested SEK 450 […]

  • 9 October 2015

    The Gothenburg Port Authority has decided to leave its Port Tariff for 2016 at the 2015 level. Magnus Kårestedt, Port of Gothenburg chief executive, said that this move is expected ”to reinforce the growth of industry, shipping and the port.” All ships calling at the Port of Gothenburg pay a port charge based on the ship’s gross […]

  • 9 October 2015

    The Gothenburg Port Authority has decided to leave its Port Tariff for 2016 at the 2015 level. Magnus Kårestedt, Port of Gothenburg chief executive, said that this move is expected ”to reinforce the growth of industry, shipping and the port.” All ships calling at the Port of Gothenburg pay a port charge based on the ship’s gross […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new direct deep sea service to the Far East for Swedish import and export industry has been announced. The new service will include a weekly call to the Port of Gothenburg, commencing on April 18. Claes Sundmark, Sales Director at the Port of Gothenburg said: “We have worked for several years to attract more […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg said that, in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam together with the Swedish Transport Agency, it has drafted new bunkering regulations for ships operating on LNG.

  • 2 July 2015
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg said that, in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam together with the Swedish Transport Agency, it has drafted new bunkering regulations for ships operating on LNG.

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Luxembourgian ro-ro company CLdN has started a new service between Denmark and the Port of Gothenburg for imports into Sweden targeting improved freight transport between Sweden, Norway, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Namely, CLdN has begun calling at the Danish port of Hirtshals once a week en route from Zeebrugge in Belgium to the Port of […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    A new robot has been introduced at the Port of Gothenburg. Its task will be to deploy booms in the event of an oil spill. This new technology should result a more rapid and safer oil spill clearance at the Port of Gothenburg. The Port of Gothenburg has invested SEK 3.5 million in an automatic […]

  • 1 February 2018

    Construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facility started at Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg. The facility will open up new opportunities for LNG-fuelled ships that call at the Gothenburg Energy Port. It will become fully operational during 2018, according to a statement by the Port of Gothenburg. The Port of Gothenburg is not new […]

  • 11 February 2013

    In two years, LNG, liquefied natural gas, will be available at the Port of Gothenburg. The terminal will be a vital piece in the puzzle for shipping lines and companies looking to invest in an environmentally adapted fuel. The LNG terminal that is taking shape at the Port of Gothenburg will be run by Swedegas, […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Measurements at the Port of Gothenburg show that sulphur emissions from ships have fallen by 80 per cent since stricter rules came into force at the turn of the year.  Namely, the sulphur content in fuel was reduced from 1.0 to 0.1 per cent in the short-sea shipping area around Gothenburg (Baltic, North Sea and […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Vessels

    The LNG-powered chemical tanker, Ternsund over the weekend bunkered liquefied natural gas at the entrance to the Port of Gothenburg, at a protected location, just off the island of Fotö.

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      On 24 January Edith Maersk, one of the world’s largest container vessels, will perform her first call to Gothenburg with low sulphur fuel. This will reduce sulphur emissions close to Gothenburg by 90 percent within the port control area. The fuel switch program will be implemented on all Maersk Line vessels calling Gothenburg in […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg’s campaign for a cleaner shipping industry is continuing to bear fruit. During 2013, 49 vessels took part in the programme. In total, they saved 120 tonnes of sulphur emissions. Shipping companies that switch to marine gas oil, LNG or another similar fuel with a maximum of 0.1 per cent sulphur content […]

  • 6 November 2017

    Container volumes at the Port of Gothenburg have reached a new record low, according to the port, which recorded a fall of 28 percent in its figures for the third quarter of this year when compared to Q3 of 2016. Based on the figures, this is the worst third quarter ever in terms of container […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg informed that LNG-powered chemical tanker, Ternsund, is set to bunker the chilled fuel on Saturday.

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, CLdN started its new service between Logent Ports & Terminals at the Port of Gothenburg and Zeebrugge in Belgium. It was also announced that the shipping company SOL will take over the transport of Stora Enso’s volumes from Gothenburg Roro to Zeebrugge. The Port of Gothenburg now has three ro-ro services to Belgium. […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Vessels

    Port of Gothenburg on Friday said it has completed the first LNG bunkering of a vessel while it was loading in the port. 

  • 2 October 2012

    Planning of the new terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Port of Gothenburg is in full flow. During the summer, Vopak and Swedegas signed an agreement, which now also has been signed by the Port of Gothenburg. The three parties are now turning their attention to the market to investigate the level of […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg has acquired a new deep sea service to Japan through the newly formed 2M Alliance between the two largest ocean container carriers, Swiss Mediteranean Shipping Company (MSC) and Danish Maersk Line. The first vessel is already underway from Kobe and will call at the Port of Gothenburg’s APM Terminals on February 23. Japan […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Executives from the Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals​ were on hand today for the concession signing ceremony for Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal. The decision reflects the port’s review of APM Terminals’ bid submitted on 7 September 2011 to manage the port for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD 115 […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Ships powered by liquefied natural gas 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. Magnus Kårestedt, Chief Executive at […]