Port of Gothenburg preparing for new growth levels

The biggest container port in the North, Port of Gothenburg, fluctuates in line with the industry and similarly notes the tough times for the container carriers. Lower growth forecasts going forward, says CEO. A new Volvo model represents a bright spot for the big port.

The sale of four-wheel drive Volvo cars drives a big part of the business at Port of Gothenburg, where forest products have also become a sizeable export after the rising dollar noted in recent months, says Port of Gothenburg CEO Magnus Kårestedt in an interview with ShippingWatch.

"We are of course noting the low rates on Asia-US and the slow developments in the global economy, but these are not the driver in our port," says Magnus Kårestedt, adding:

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