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.


  • Photovoltaic systems

    Now all major Stockholm ports have photovoltaic systems

    Ports of Stockholm’s third and newest photovoltaic system generates electricity even in the darkest of winter months. Harnessing solar power is an important strategy in achieving the company’s climate-smart targets.


  • Container Terminal Frihamnen Stockholm

    Transatlantic chooses Ports of Stockholm

    To further increase their competitiveness Transatlantic Container AB have decided to call at the Container Terminal Frihamnen in Stockholm directly from Hamburg. Weekly calls will begin in January 2016.


  • 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.


  • Gotlandsbåten vessel

    Ports of Stockholm welcomes Gotlandsbåten to the Port of Nynäshamn

    Gotlandsbåten will begin to run services from the Port of Nynäshamn in the summer of 2016.


  • SeaWalk in Norway

    Ports of Stockholm invests in 260 metre retractable floating pier

    A retractable floating pier, known as a seawalk, will make the 2016 cruise season easier for shipping companies and passengers at the Port of Nynäshamn.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Flygbild över Nynäshamns hamn

    More cargo than ever before is moving through the Port of Nynäshamn

    1 100 000 length meters of goods have been handled during the period January-September 2015. More cargo than ever before is moving through the Port of Nynäshamn with the roro- and ferry lines Stena Line, Polferries and Destination Gotland.


  • Finnlink's vessel Finnfellow

    FinnLink increases services to and from Ports of Stockholm

    Over the summer months FinnLink increased services to and from the Port of Kapellskär. On 19 October FinnLink will again add an extra vessel on the Kapellskär route to meet customer demand and to offer the market increased service.


  • Linda Rosén jobbar i containertrucken.

    Record volumes at CTF

    From September 28 to October 4 a new record was set at CTF, Container Terminal Frihamnen. Never before have so many TEU:s been handled during one single week.


  • Photovoltaic system on roof in Nynäshamn

    Ports of Stockholm commits to photovoltaic systems

    Ports of Stockholm's second photovoltaic system facility has now been expanded and is in operation on the roof of one of the buildings at the Port of Nynäshamn.


  • Tre exempel på hur behörighetskort inom Stockholms Hamnar ser ut

    New way to apply for access authorisation

    To simplify the process of seeking access to Ports of Stockholm's facilities the application process is now all digital. This eliminates the previous paper application form.


  • The future Stockholm Norvik Port

    Stockholm Norvik Port deliberations in the Land and Environmental Court of Appeal

    The main hearing concerning the construction and operation of the Stockholm Norvik Port will be held by the Land and Environmental Court of Appeal on 27 August.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Britannia

    Largest vessel ever to call at Stockholm

    On Friday 5 June 2015 the cruise ship Britannia headed to Stadsgården. With her length of 330 meters she is the largest vessel ever to have called at Port of Stockholm.


  • 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.


  • Image on Container Terminal Frihamnen

    Green Cargo increases capacity at Frihamnen by 50 percent

    The continuously increasing container volumes at the Container Terminal Frihamnen have prompted Green Cargo to expand its railway transport capacity by 50 percent.


  • Image of Wawel

    Polferries increases freight capacity via Ports of Stockholm

    Polferries has introduced a larger vessel into service to and from Ports of Stockholm to meet the increasing customer demand for cargo capacity to and from the growing Stockholm region.