Sea-Cargo starts new freight service via Gothenburg
Cargo's ship “Bore Bay” mooring at the port of Bergen, which is one of several ports that now have a new direct connection to the port of Gothenburg, the company said in its release.
A new freight service will commence at the turn of the year, linking Gothenburg to the industrialised western region in Norway via the ports in Stavanger, Bergen, Sunndal and Ålesund. The service will also include the polish port of Swinoujscie, which will in turn open up further trade options with central Europe. Vessels will visit Gothenburg on a weekly basis.
The new service will be operated by the Norwegian shipping company Sea-Cargo, which has its headquarters on the west coast of Norway. In preparation for the new service, Sea-Cargo will open an office at the Port of Gothenburg to establish even closer operational links.
This service is entirely new for the Port of Gothenburg, which will acquire further points of contact that can be added to its global service network. Sea-Cargo is a new shipping company at the port with an offer that fits in well with the port’s focus on expanding short-sea traffic.
At the Port of Gothenburg the vessels will be handled by Logent Ports & Terminals, who operates the Ro-Ro and car terminal in the port. The traditional port services, handling large and small self-propelled vehicles as well as projects and unitized shipments, are naturally at the full disposal of Sea-Cargo and their Customers.
PORT OF GOTHENBURG
The Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic region. 30 per cent of Swedish foreign trade passes through the Port of Gothenburg as well as half of all container traffic. The Port of Gothenburg is the only port in Sweden with the capacity to receive the world's largest container vessels and has the broadest range of shipping routes within and outside Europe. The 25 rail shuttles that depart each day mean that companies throughout Sweden and Norway have a direct, environmentally smart link to the largest port in the Nordic region. The Port of Gothenburg has terminals for oil, cars, ro-ro, containers and passengers.