2021

  • Invigning ny färjelinje Sverige - Tyskland

    New ferry line links Sweden and Germany

    On 30th August, shipping company Rederi AB Gotland launched a new ferry line, Hansa Destinations, for freight and passenger travel between the Port of Nynäshamn and the Port of Rostock. The new line means that Ports of Stockholm now has twelve destinations, and the route links Stockholm to the German and continental markets. This facilitates the transfer of long-distance transport from land to sea, providing significant sustainability advantages.

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  • Four vessels in the Stockholm archipelago

    The Baltic is not just a sea – it is a bridge between neighbours

    The Baltic Sea Day places this important body of water firmly in the spotlight. The Baltic Sea is essential for trade and travel, but it is also a fragile ecosystem. This summer has seen the long-awaited restart of vessel services at Ports of Stockholm in the wake of the pandemic. Now the ports in Stockholm and Helsinki are continuing their collaboration on sustainability issues to protect and care for the Baltic Sea, our common resource.

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  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak

    Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Ports of Stockholm would like to issue the following information.

  • Four vessels in port at Port of Kapellskär

    Fantastic figures at Port of Kapellskär

    Freight volumes continue to rise at Port of Kapellskär, Ports of Stockholm's biggest freight port. Up to and including July, volumes have risen by as much as 9.6 percent compared to the same period the previous year. The increased demand for cargo handling emphasises the port's position as one of Sweden's most important freight ports.

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  • Smart navigation marker at Stockholm Norvik Port

    Trials of innovative smart navigation marker at Stockholm Norvik Port

    In the fairway leading to Stockholm Norvik Port, a land-installed navigational marker with an illuminated screen has been equipped with a methanol fuel cell. The fuel cell is part of a pilot project within the framework of the EU Intelligent Sea project, which aims to use digitalisation to increase safety and efficiency in shipping fairways.

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  • Two deputy harbour masters wearing facemasks in front of Mein Schiff 1

    Ports collaborate for safe and speedy restart of important cruise ship tourism

    Sweden’s first cruise ship call of the year where passengers will be able to leave the ship to visit Gothenburg, Visby and Stockholm will take place on 15th June. A joint collaboration of ports and regulatory authorities has made this cautious restart possible, sending a positive message both to international cruise shipping companies and to the Swedish tourism industry.

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  • Joakim Larsson on the quay in front of Mein Schiff 1

    Ports of Stockholm to invest in new cruise ship quay

    Ports of Stockholm is one of the world’s largest passenger ports. A EUR 1,5 million investment to create a new cruise quay is now planned, which will double the capacity for cruise ships. The investment will begin in 2021 and the quay will be fully operational for the 2023 cruise season.

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  • The vessel Emelie Deymann leaving Stockholm Norvik Port

    Sweden’s first inland shipping barge shuttle service has started from Stockholm Norvik Port

    Sweden’s first container barge shuttle service on inland waterways started operation on June 1st between Stockholm Norvik Port and the Port of Västerås. The container barge shuttle service carries the equivalent of around 200 road haulage vehicles, alleviating road network congestion and significantly decreasing carbon dioxide emissions in the region. Services will be operated by German shipping company Deymann.

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  • A tug water salutes Main Schiff 1

    Stockholm welcomes first cruise ship of the year

    The Mein Schiff 1 cruise ship has kicked off the cruise season at Ports of Stockholm. Despite the pandemic, Stockholm is still a top choice destination as cruise organisers slowly but surely start up voyages again, not least because the ships can call at quays located in the heart of the beautiful city of Stockholm.

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  • Overview of Stockholm Norvik Port

    From brand new port to important logistics hub - Stockholm Norvik celebrates its first birthday

    One year after the first vessel call, Stockholm Norvik Port has become an important east coast logistics hub. Sweden’s first inland shipping barge shuttle service will also soon begin services from Stockholm Norvik.

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  • The front part of Mein Schiff 1 at Frihamnen Port

    The cruise season in Stockholm starts on 25th May

    Stockholm is still a very attractive cruise destination. The season this year has a cautious start with the arrival of the cruise ship Mein Schiff 1 on 25th May, but no passengers will disembark.

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  • Overview of Stockholm Norvik Port

    Full service offering at Stockholm Norvik Port

    The newly built Stockholm Norvik Port is not only equipped with an expansive, modern new machinery park. Together with our established partners at the port, Ports of Stockholm also offers a full range of support services.

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  • The container barge Emelie Deymann full of containers

    Sweden’s first inland shipping shuttle service introduced between Stockholm Norvik and Port of Västerås

    May 2021 sees the start of Sweden’s first container barge shuttle service on inland waterways between the newly opened Stockholm Norvik Port and Port of Västerås. Services will be operated by the German shipping company Deymann.

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  • Containers stacked on top of each other

    Container shortage creates new Stockholm Norvik Port export volumes

    Exports via the Stockholm Norvik Port container terminal continue to rise. The shortage of empty containers in Sweden, and in other parts of the world, has created other export routes. The unique access to empty containers at Stockholm Norvik has led to more and more export goods being shipped via Sweden’s new major port.

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  • Aerial view of Port of Kapellskär

    Sharp rise in cargo handling at Port of Kapellskär

    At Ports of Stockholm’s northernmost port, Port of Kapellskär, transhipment cargo handling has reached a higher gear. The increased demand for goods handling emphasises the port’s position as one of Sweden's most important freight ports.

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  • Container truck loading container onto train

    New rail cargo volumes to and from Stockholm Norvik Port

    Goods are being transported by new sustainable services to and from Stockholm Norvik Port. Fully loaded goods trains now run weekly between southern Sweden and Stockholm Norvik Port. These trains carry goods previously transported on the congested road network.

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  • Passagerare i Värtaterminalen

    Ports of Stockholm with stakeholders submit application for EU funding to support restart of ferry traffic

    Ports of Stockholm and Visit Stockholm have applied for EU funding to develop the tourist industry and support a quicker and greener ferry industry restart following the pandemic.

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  • Aerial view of Stockholm Norvik Port

    Stockholm Norvik Port winner of prestigious construction prize

    Ports of Stockholm’s newly built Stockholm Norvik Port has won the prestigious construction prize Årets Bygge 2021.

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  • The text Welcome to Ports of Stockholm with Port of Kapellskär in the background

    New film: Welcome to Ports of Stockholm!

    The major infrastructure projects in Värtahamnen port, Port of Kapellskär and Stockholm Norvik Port are finished. See the new film about Ports of Stockholm's modern facilities, suited for future ships and ready to welcome new customers and innovative partners.

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  • Map of Port of Stockholm´s ports

    Eco-bonus for sustainable transport to and from the Stockholm region via Ports of Stockholm

    The Swedish government is rewarding innovative and sustainable shipping projects of shipping companies with an eco-bonus environmental incentive. Three of the four projects selected to receive an eco-bonus operate services to and from Ports of Stockholm.

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