Gothenburg boxes break records

The Port of Gothenburg handled more containers in the first quarter of 2024 than ever before in a three month period. During the first quarter of this year, imports of containerised goods increased by 11% compared to the same period in 2023 while exported containers increased by 4%. In 2023, high export volumes contributed to the best year ever for the Port of Gothenburg fopr containers but imports were more challenging, ... [+]

Gothenburg’s big ship scheme on schedule

The Port of Gothenburg says its Skandia Gateway project to accommodate the world’s largest containerships is going to plan. The scheme involves deepening 6km of fairway to 17.5 metres with construction scheduled to begin during the first quarter of 2022. At Skandiahamnen, the existing terminal and 1.2 kilometres of quays ... [+]

Gothenburg opens short-sea terminal

The Port of Gothenburg has opened a new short-sea terminal at the Skandiahamnen western quay, dedicated to intra-European container transport and operated by APM Terminals. It will also be possible to handle coastal and inland shipping at the new terminal. [+]

Gothenburg offers storage solution

The Gothenburg Port Authority and its Railport system are offering interim storage points for containers and trailers to help Swedish importers cope with the effect of the Covid-19 outbreak. A number of Railport terminals with direct rail links to the port are now ready to step in as interim storage ... [+]

Nordic ports get together to go green

A group of ten Nordic ports have signed a declaration to cooperate and exchange information and share approaches to the environment and climate in line with the UN's Global Sustainability Goals enshrined in the Paris Agreement. Gothenburg, Stockholm, Helsingborg, Malmö/Copenhagen, Aarhus, Esbjerg, Oslo, Helsinki, Torshavn and Faxaports (Iceland) will confer on issues such as energy ... [+]

Be prepared, but don’t panic, Gothenburg boss tells traders

The port of Gotherburg in Sweden says it is sending out a message to the country's exporters, telling them that the must be ensure that goods are ready for customs clearance before they reach the port terminals. “If an exporter does not have everything in place, they won't get in ... [+]

Timber terminal for Gothenburg

The Port of Gothenburg has opened a new transloading terminal for timber products to serve exporters in the Nordic region, run by family-owned company Sören Thyr. Although paper, pulp and timber products account for a large proportion of exports through tGothenburg, up to now, the port has lacked a dedicated ... [+]

Schenker takes Gothenburg lease

Schenker Logistics has taken a lease on a new 24,000sq m dockside warehouse and distribution centre at Arendal, in the port of Gothenburg, is now complete. It will handle mainly imported consumer goods. [+]

New Dachser depot

International logistics provider Dachser will begin using a new logistics facility in Gothenburg from mid-2014. The new terminal, close to the E6 and E20 freeways, is on a 31,000 sq m site and, on completion, will include 850 sq meters of new office space and a 15-gate transit terminal. Owner ... [+]

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