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Archive for 'Gothenburg'


Sweden relieved as port strike cancelled

A strike guaranteed to delay Swedish exports and imports has been cancelled at the last minute. Dockworkers and employers signed a deal which ended years of conflict. The Swedish Dockworkers' Union had been trying to establish a collective bargaining agreement ...Read More

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Port of Gothenburg freight volumes 2018

The Port of Gothenburg freight figures for 2018 have just been published. Container volumes increased by 17 per cent compared with the previous year. The number of containers transported by rail during 2018 increased by 13 per cent. Following volume ...Read More

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Gothenburg container port endangered by industrial dispute

The CEO explained: “We had hoped for a recovery towards the end of the year in the absence of any industrial action since last summer. But this was not the case. The message from the freight owners is loud and ...Read More

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Port of Gothenburg 2017 container volume falls

The Port of Gothenburg in Sweden had its worst year ever for container volumes in 2017, due to prolonged labour issues. The number of boxes moving through the port plunged 19% to 644,000 teu from 798,000 teu in the previous ...Read More

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Gothenburg Reports fall in Freight Containers Handled

The Port of Gothenburg has reported an unprecedented fall in freight container volumes for the first six months of the year; a 22% fall in the number of containers shipped is the biggest decrease in the history of the port. ...Read More

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Rail bridge in Gothenburg Port opens

A new rail bridge over the Göta Älv River – the South Marieholm Bridge – opened to traffic on 31 March. The new double-track bridge will result in a long-awaited expansion of rail capacity to and from the largest cargo ...Read More

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Shipping to cost more

The increased cost of shipping cause by the EU Sulphur Directive, is finally making the headlines. Letters and articles are appearing in national newspapers pointing out that in the absence of any derogation from this directive, which is due to ...Read More

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Gothenburg port offers discount for LNG

At the vanguard in offering LNG as a bunker fuel, the Port of Gothenburg will offer reductions in port tariffs for LNG-fuelled vessels, in a bid to encourage owners to adopt the fuel. The discount, which will come into effect ...Read More

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Gothenburg Increase in Crude Oil Imports

During the first quarter of 2013, 5.5 million tonnes of crude oil and other energy products were handled by the port of Gothenburg, an increase of five percent over the previous year.  The total volume of freight through the port ...Read More

New Rail Freight Terminal for Sweden

Karlskrona in Sweden is to be the site of a new rail freight terminal, which will improve inter-modal transport options for freight forwarders and industry.Once the terminal is up and running, there are plans to introduce a rail service from ...Read More

Smugglers arrested in Gothenburg, Sweden

Two British men have been arrested in Gothenburg, charged with bringing illegal imports of garlic into the EU.  Since the imposition of a heavy import tax on garlic from China, smugglers have been trading huge quantities of the vegetable, usually ...Read More

Gothenburg congestion charge

From the first of this month, all drivers - including those driving freight vehicles - will pay a congestion charge on weekdays between eight and 18 kronor (between $1 and $3 ) depending on the time of day, with an upper ...Read More

Rail Freight improvement in Sweden

Rail Freight to and from Gothenburg, Sweden, increased by 10%in quarter 3 in comparison with 2011.  Rail traffic to and from Gothenburg currently replaces around 700 freight truck movements per day. Around 26 rail shuttles offer daily departures; the latest ...Read More

Downturn in Auto Freight through Sweden

Of all the freight cargo moving through Gothenburg port this year, the biggest fall in volumes has been in cars. During the third quarter, 30 000 cars were shipped, compared with 45 000 in  2011.  These figures cover movement of ...Read More

Swedish Imports/Exports stable

Although growth in imports and exports through Gothenburg was down slightly in January - September, volumes in the third quarter increased.  The most common containerised export goods from Sweden are paper, timber products, industrial components and steel. Imports are mainly ...Read More

Gothenburg container volume increase

Contrary to expectations, container volumes through the Port of Gothenburg, Sweden - the largest port in the Nordic region - were 4% higher than in the corresponding period last year. Rail freight and oil freight are increasing in volume, but ...Read More

Rail Freight plans for Sweden

One of the main elements of Sweden's planned investment in rail freight will be on the Eastern Link rail network between Jaerna and Linkoeping.   This line is used as the south western freight hub for rail cargo to Copenhagen ...Read More

Container Record at Gothenburg

Container exports through the port of Gothenburg were at their highest ever in the first six months of the year. this was mainly due to strong exports to countries outside of Europe. A new deep sea service between Gothenburg and ...Read More

Asia link for Gothenburg

A new shipping service between the Far East and Europe has added a call at Gothnburg, Sweden to its route. This is the second weekly service linking Gothenburg with Asia, and will provide links to the China - at the ...Read More

Gothenburg Logistics Area Grows

A major tyre supplier will be the first company to set up its operations in the new Tankgatan logistics area adjacent to the port of Gothenburg in Sweden. Companies linked to logistics and port operations are in the process of establishing ...Read More

Gothenburg to be ‘freight hub of Scandinavia’

According to the Chairman of Gothenburg ports, that is the stated aim of port situated on the West Coast of Sweden and new investment will help it to achieve that aim. In October  APMT Ports acquired the Skandia Container Terminal, ...Read More

Gothenburg receives award

The Port of Gothenburg in Sweden received an environmental award in London last month.  The Sustainable Shipping Award for Environmental Protection, was given for the port's environmental and climate initiatives. Together with shipping companies and environmental organisations, the port has ...Read More