News 2015

  • Project Director Värtahamnen - Per Ling-Vannerus

    Looking at the bigger picture

    LED lighting, prefabricated construction units and surprisingly little noise pollution. Project Manager Per Ling-Vannerus takes us on an environmental tour around Värtahamnen and at the same time fixes his gaze on the bigger picture.

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  • Representatives from the different ports

    Swedish and Finnish ports in collaboration on environmental services

    Three Finnish TEN-T core ports - Turku, Naantali and HaminaKotka – in cooperation with Ports of Stockholm and Viking Line are investing EUR 8,100,000 in measure to reduce the environmental impact from shipping in the Baltic Sea.

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  • The future Stockholm Norvik Port

    The Land and Environment Court of Appeal say YES to the construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port

    Friday 30 October the Land and Environment Court of Appeal issued a positive ruling in the case of Stockholm Norvik Port. The planned freight port at Nynäshamn, south of Stockholm, has enormous importance in ensuring efficient, eco-friendly supply of goods to the Stockholm region. To build the Stockholm Norvik Port a ruling is needed in accordance with the Swedish Environmental Code.

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  • M/S Britannia arriving to Port of Stockholm for the very first time, accompanied by a tug boat

    Record number of cruise passengers visit Stockholm

    The 2015 cruise season closes on 21 October with the arrival of the cruise ship Marco Polo in Nynäshamn. By then more than half a million cruise passengers will have visited Stockholm.

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  • The heart of the port - the port and traffic control

    The port security team

    Following the terror attacks in the USA on 11 September 2001 security measures have changed at all of the world's ports. The same is true for Ports of Stockholm. More intensive collaboration between different port departments has increased safety and security for the commercial services operating from the ports and for passengers.

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  • Vatten-Mats in action at the quay by a cruise vessel

    Among hosepipes and couplings

    It is no coincidence that he is known as Mats-the water guy. The tools of his trade are hoses, nozzles and flow meters and during the working day Mats Andersson empties thousands of litres of waste water from cruise ships.

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  • Photo prize award session

    Ports of Stockholm comes second in the top social media ports in the world

    On 4 June Ports of Stockholm was awarded second prize by the international organisation IAPH, International Association of Ports and Harbors for its work with social media. This is the second year running that Ports of Stockholm has been awarded second place in the IAPH competition.

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  • Containervessel in the archipelago

    Record year at Ports of Stockholm's container terminal

    Container numbers show a steady increase and customers are pleased to be able to transport goods directly to the Stockholm region.

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  • Trailer rolling off ferry

    Congestion taxes for all vehicles in Stockholm

    In Sweden there is a system of congestion taxes in Stockholm and Göteborg. From January 1, the tax applies to vehicles registered in Sweden and outside Sweden.

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