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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.