Ports of Stockholm is building a new port for rolling goods and container traffic, Stockholm Norvik Port. The Stockholm Norvik Port port is the Baltic Sea freight port of the future.
Stockholm Norvik Port is needed for several reasons:
1. Stockholm is growing
The Stockholm Norvik Port will ensure the efficient supply of goods to the Stockholm region, one of Europe’s fastest growing capital cities. With this type of growth, long-term investment in a well functioning infrastructure is essential and the port is an important part of this development. When Stockholm Norvik Port opens the container terminal at Frihamnen, situated in central Stockholm, will shut down and give way for the growing city.
2. Ships are getting bigger
Container ship volumes and the volumes of ships carrying rolling goods are increasing. The shipping companies are consequently building increasingly larger vessels, which is both environmentally and economically advantageous. The Stockholm Norvik Port will meet the needs of modern ships for deeper draughts, longer quays, larger terminal areas and short and easy approach lanes from the larger fairways.
3. A modern port benefits the environment
Stockholm Norvik Port complies with the EU ambition to increase the proportion of sea transport in relation to the total amount of transported goods. A new and modern port with direct motorway and railway connections, built using state-of-the-art technologies, is an efficient and sustainable transport solution.
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Stockholm Norvik Port
- Opens May 2, 2020.
- Will be adapted for both the handling of containers and rolling goods.
- Is located approximately 50 kilometres south of Stockholm and a couple of kilometres north of Nynäshamn.
- Has the Nynas AB refinery and the AGA LNG terminal as neighbours.
- Will have a maximum water depth of 16.5 metres. This will enable calls by the largest vessels in the Baltic Sea.
- Will have efficient connections to both road and railway.
- Will, when the port is completed, cover 44 hectares.
- Will be able to handle around 500,000 containers and a flow of 200,000 rolling goods vehicles annually.
- Container operations will be run by Hutchison Ports, one of the world's largest terminal operators.
- The construction started September 16, 2016.
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