News 2014

  • Sketch of the new passenger terminal in Värtahamnen

    New passenger terminal supported by 400 pilings

    At Värtahamnen the work of building the new passenger terminal is in full swing. During the autumn 400 pilings have been driven into the ground to ensure that the building will be stably supported.


  • Viking Grace and the LNG bunkering vessel Seagas side by side

    Ports of Stockholm introduces new environmental discounts for onshore power supply and LNG vessels

    From 2015 Ports of Stockholm will apply new environmentally differentiated port fees to encourage shipping companies to take environmental measures that go beyond the legal requirements.


  • Aga's vessel Seagas bunkering LNG to Viking Grace

    Eleven ports to discuss LNG in Stockholm

    This week, the LNG in Baltic Sea Ports project that has been running for three years will end. Eleven ports gather in Stockholm to summarize the results of the project and to look ahead on what is next.


  • Aerial photo of Värtahamnen

    Two-thirds of the groundwork for the new Värtahamnen completed

    Two-thirds of the foundations for the new Värtahamnen Pier have been laid. It is expected that all of the pilings will be in place by the end of the year.


  • Screenshot of the new

    Welcome to the new!

    In front of you there is a brand new website, which adapts whether browsing from mobile, tablet or desktop computer. Welcome!


  • François Bello i containerterminalen i Frihamnen

    The route to Stockholm Norvik

    François Bello is the new Managing Director of Hutchison Ports Sweden. That means he is also responsible for CTF, the Container Terminal Frihamnen in Stockholm; a port that now has the wind in its sails.


  • The construction site at the Värta Pier

    A port emerges from the sea

    Concrete block after concrete block is now being laid to build the new Värta Pier. It takes enormous machines, great professional skill and extremely detailed planning to carry out a project of this magnitude. The result will be a port that is better for shipping, for the environment and for the rapidly growing Stockholm and the needs of the city for goods and housing.


  • Cruise passengers beside the cruise vessel Azura in Frihamnen port

    467 000 cruise passengers visited Ports of Stockholm

    The final cruise ship of the 2014 season, the Marco Polo, will call at Stockholm on Friday 24 October. That will mean that 265 cruise ships will have brought 467 000 passengers who have spent a total of MSEK 450 in Stockholm.


  • Aerial photo of port of Nynäshamns a sunny day

    Stena Line launches new route from Ports of Stockholm

    Scandinavian market freight volumes are increasing for Stena Line. To meet customer demand, services from the Port of Nynäshamn will be expanded on 19 October 2014 by the addition of a new destination, Liepaja in Latvia.


  • Cruise vessel in the central part of Stockholmn

    Cruise ship calls for 2015 are now in the vessel list

    All of the cruise ship calls for the 2015 season have now been published in the vessel list. A total of 260 calls have been booked.


  • Vision sketch of Stockholm Norvik Port

    A major step closer to Stockholm Norvik Port construction start

    Permit approval for the Stockholm Norvik Port had already been notified, but on Friday 10 October 2014 the Land and Environmental Court also issued a ruling establishing the terms and conditions for the construction and operation of the port.


  • Vision sketch of the rebuilt port of Kapellskär

    Majority of procurement for the Port of Kapellskär is finalised

    Following completion of procurement processes, most of the major contractors for rebuilding the Port of Kapellskär have now been selected. Among other things, Peab Sverige AB will perform the ground preparation and electrical installation work for the new port area.


  • Sobriety checkpoits in Frihamnen port

    Introduction of sobriety checkpoint at Frihamnen

    On Wednesday 10 September a sobriety checkpoint trial project was launched at Frihamnen. The checkpoint is an automated barrier and all of the drivers passing through customs at Frihamnen will be checked.


  • The container vessel Heluan entering Frihamnen port

    Steep rise in container volumes at Ports of Stockholm

    Following the record 37 percent increase last year, container freight is continuing to climb steeply. Customers want their goods to be transported by sea, directly to the growing Stockholm region.


  • Viking Grace is fuelled with LNG

    New LNG website

    A new website focusing on LNG as a vessel fuel has been launched. The website has been developed by the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) network.


  • Ain Kaljurand, vd för Tallinns hamn, och Johan Castwall, vd för Stockholms Hamnar, skakar hand.

    Joint Baltic Sea collaboration between Ports of Stockholm and the Port of Tallinn

    Ports of Stockholm and the Port of Tallinn signed an important agreement to work together to improve the environment in the Baltic Sea. The two ports will jointly focus on the provision of future fuels, the management of ship-generated waste and the supply of electricity to vessels in port.


  • Cruise ship calling to central Stockholm

    Start of the cruise season at Ports of Stockholm

    The first cruise ship of the season arrived on 29 April. This year 274 international cruise ships are expected to call, bringing around 470,000 passengers to Ports of Stockholm.


  • Container vessel unloading in the Container Terminal Frihamnen

    More freight is transported via Ports of Stockholm

    The first quarter summary shows positive development for freight transported by ferry and by container. In terms of tonnage, Ports of Stockholm is the third largest freight port in Sweden.


  • 2013 was a very good year for Ports of Stockholm

    Results in the passenger and freight business areas in 2013 have been good for Ports of Stockholm. The year has seen new records set for both cruise passenger numbers and for container handling. Ports of Stockholm is Sweden's largest passenger port and Sweden's third largest freight port.