Container quay at Gothenburg ready ahead of schedule
A 900 meter quay for container ships at the Port of Gothenburg has been completed three months ahead of schedule. The port, which has been in conflict with APM Terminals over the past few months, has paid USD 68.5 million for the new quay.
BY LOUISE VOGDRUP-SCHMIDT
Port of Gothenburg is now ready to receive the world's mega-vessels with a new quay for container ships that has been under construction for three years and which is now ready three months earlier than planned.
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