Your products are in constant demand probably by companies in different countries throughout the world. Consequently, our range of services is our primary offering to you in the forestry industry. The combination of frequent, regular services and a wide variety of destinations means you can consolidate your volumes here, regardless of the location of your export market. Every week, close to 80 roro vessels and 20 container ships depart from the Port of Gothenburg. Send your export freight to Gothenburg and we will meet your transshipment needs for the wider world.

Your products are probably in demand by companies in different parts of the world. The advantage of the Port of Gothenburg is the combination of regular departures within Europe and regular, direct services to other parts of the world. This means that mills can consolidate there volumes in Gothenburg regardless of the markets to which you are exporting.

<h3 class="h4">Each day we reach countries such as:</h3> <ul> <li>United Kingdom</li> <li>Germany</li> <li>Denmark</li> <li>Belgium</li> <li>Netherlands</li> <li>France</li> <li>Other parts of Europe&nbsp;</li> </ul>
<h3 class="h4">Each week we have direct services to:</h3> <ul> <li>India</li> <li>North Africa</li> <li>North America</li> <li>The Middle East</li> <li>The Red Sea</li> <li>China</li> <li>Japan</li> <li>The Mediterranean&nbsp;</li> </ul>

"The aim is to simplify for all who choose to transport their goods via the Port of Gothenburg."



Kiel, Hamburg, Bremerhaven, Antwerpen, Gent, Zeebrügge

Daily traffic


Immingham, Southampton och Felixstowe

15 departures every week

<h2 class="h3">Daily traffic to the largest ports in Europe</h2> <p><span>We have an unrivalled range of services to Europe with frequent scheduled departures. A few examples:</span><br /><br /><strong>England&nbsp;</strong><span>- more than 15 weekly departures with both roro and container vessels. Imminghamn, Southampton and Felixstowe are some of the ports easily accessed from Gothenburg.</span><br /><br /><strong>Germany</strong><span><strong>&nbsp;</strong>- about 20 departures per week. Daily departures to ports such as Kiel, Hamburg and Bremerhaven.</span><br /><br /><strong>Denmark, the Netherlands and Belgium</strong><span>&nbsp;- daily departures. Regular scheduled departures to Fredrikshamn, Rotterdam, Ghent, Zeebrugge and Antwerp for example.</span><br /><br /><strong>Spain and Portugal</strong><span>&nbsp;- connections to serveral ports every week, such as Bilbao, Gijon and Lisbon.</span><br /><br /><strong>Turkey, Italy and Greece</strong><span>&nbsp;- several shipping lines offer excellent direct routes or with transsipment en route.</span></p>


Baltimore, New York och Norfolk

Traffic every week

<h2 class="h3">NORTH AMERICA</h2> <p><span>There are direct connections to<strong>&nbsp;</strong></span><strong>Canada and the United States</strong><span>&nbsp;every week from Gothenburg. Examples of ports within our reach are Halifax in Canada, and Baltimore, New York and Norfolk on the east coast of the USA. In addition, there are several shipping lines that offer excellent, reliable transport across the Atlantic with one single transshipment en route.</span></p>

North Africa

Djen-Djen, Port Tangier och La Goulette

<h2 class="h3">NORTH AFRICA</h2> <p><span><strong>Morocco</strong>&nbsp;</span><span>is a rapidly growing market for Swedish forest products. Container vessels depart each week from Gothenburg for direct destinations such as Casablanca and Agadir, for example. Several shipping lines also offer excellent transport to&nbsp;</span><span><strong>Tunisia,</strong> Algeria and Egypt</span><span>.</span></p>

The Middle East and the Red Sea

Jebel Ali, Salalah, Suez

Traffic every week

<h2 class="h3">THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE RED SEA</h2> <p><span>Jebel Ali, Salalah or Suez? Swedish forest products are increasingly in demand by countries in the Middle East and the Red Sea area. There are several competitive transport options from Gothenburg, either with direct shipping or transshipment en route.</span><br /><strong>Jordan, Oman, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Qatar</strong><span>&nbsp;can also be reached easily and on a regular basis from Gothenburg.</span></p>


Shanghai, Hongkong, Quingdao och Ningbo

Traffic every week

<h2 class="h3">INDIA, CHINA, SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN</h2> <p><span>Being able to offer direct connections to Asia has been the Port of Gothenburg's niche since the 1700s. Today, several shipping lines offer the Swedish forest industry quick, cost-effecitve transport to this substatinal market.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><strong>India</strong><span><strong>&nbsp;</strong>- direct connections to Nhava Sheva</span><br /><br /><strong>China, Singapore and Malaysia</strong><span>&nbsp;- every week container vessels depart for several of China's major ports, such as Yantian and Hong Kong. En route, some vessels also call ports in Singapore and Malaysia.</span><br /><br /><span><strong>South Korea</strong>&nbsp;</span><span>- regular direct connections to Busan, South Korea's largets port. There is also a transshipment port for Japan.</span><br /><br /><strong>Japan</strong><span>&nbsp;- there are several shipping lines that offer transport to Japan from Gothenburg.</span></p>

Australia and New Zealand


From Gothenburg there are shipping companies specialised in Oceania.

<h2 class="h3">OCEANIA</h2> <p><span>When combined,&nbsp;</span><span><strong>Australia and New Zealand</strong>&nbsp;</span><span>are Sweden's fourth largest export market outside Europe. There are shipping lines that specialise in maritime transport to Oceania from Gothenburg.</span></p>

Brazil, Argentina

South America

Frequent feeder services to the major ports on the continent. Your forest products are then transshipped and transported directly to South America.

<h2 class="h3">SOUTH AMERICA</h2> <p><strong>Brazil, Argentina</strong><span>&nbsp;and other South American countries are also services from Gothenburg via a regular feeder system to the major ports on that continent. On arrival at these ports, your forest products are offloaded for transshipment directly to other parts of South America.</span></p>
<h2 class="h3">Direct rail and road links to the Port of Gothenburg</h2> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="preamble">How do you want to send your forest products to Gothenburg? Choose the mode of transport that suits you best. Whether it be a container train, conventional train or road truck we can receive your goods and ensure that they quickly and safely reach their final destination wherever that may be in the world.</p>
<h3 class="h4">70 TRAINS EACH DAY</h3> <p>The Port of Gothenburg has a strong rail tradition. Each day 70 trains arrive or depart fully loaded with paper, timber and other export products. If you choose conventional freight trucks we can offer transloading and stuffing directly beside the port. We also have highly efficient, customised rail solutions for paper and other products.&nbsp;</p> <h3 class="h4">CONTAINER SHUTTLES – A SUCCESS STORY</h3> <p>Over the past 15 years we have built up an effective system of daily container shuttles – Railport Scandinavia – between the port and some 25 inland terminals throughout Sweden and Norway. The rail shuttles are a sustainable, cost-effective, long-term solution that ensures large volumes of freight can reach end-customers rapidly and efficiently. They also contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by around 60,000 tonnes per annum compared with transport by road. Is there a railport near you? Check at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.railportscandinavia.se/">www.railportscandinavia.se</a></p>
<h3 class="h4">MAJOR INVESTMENTS – MORE CAPACITY</h3> <p>The Port of Gothenburg has invested heavily in improving the system for those working in the forest industry, including new rail-mounted cranes at the Container Terminal. The five tracks that run along the quayside have been extended to offer train capacity totalling 750 metres. This means that three full-length trains can be handled simultaneously.<br /><br />The Port Line, which links the port to the rest of the rail network, will become a double-track line from 2018. The new rail bridge across the Göta Älv River will be ready for use in 2017 and will raise capacity even further.</p> <h3 class="h4">TRUCKS TO AND FROM THE PORT</h3> <p>All major European highways meet in Gothenburg. That is why we have made substantial road investments with flyover junctions close to the port and a completely new entrance to the port. Choose the E45 motorway from Karesuando, the E20 motorway from the Stockholm or Malmö area or the E6 motorway from the north via Norway. Regardless of which direction you come from you will reach the Port of Gothenburg quickly and conveniently.</p>
<h2 class="h3">With train directly to the Port of Gothenburg</h2> <ol> <li> <h3 class="h4">Northern Sweden:</h3> <p>From northern Sweden there are frequent overnight connections using several operators, bringing the goods directly to the quayside in Gothenburg. It is mainly conventional rail traffic with the possibility of stuffing using a load carrier of your choice.</p> </li> <li> <h3 class="h4">Central Sweden:</h3> <p>From central Sweden there is a daily rail service to the Port of Gothenburg, using both conventional transport as well as direct intermodal shuttles run by different operators. There is a large catchment area with scope for consolidation.</p> </li> <li> <h3 class="h4">Southern Sweden:</h3> <p>From southern Sweden there is a regular daily rail service to the Port of Gothenburg. This mainly takes the form of intermodal shuttles run by different operators as well as conventional traffic. There is a large catchment area with scope for consolidation.</p> </li> </ol>

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