Gothenburg terminal

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About Gothenburg terminal

Gothenburg RoRo Terminal is situated in the port of Gothenburg at the mouth of the longest river in Sweden, Göta Älv, and overlooked by the beautiful scenery of Älvsborg Fortress. The terminal specialises in car and RoRo handling and is an important part of the Swedish import and export chain, as well as being strategically located next to major road and rail services.

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Terminal offerings

cargo handling

Cargo handling

Cargo as diverse as commercial cars, trailers, goods on cassettes, equipment, machines, containers, and project cargo are stored and handled on a daily basis. The railway connections can carry cargo such as steel, paper, SECUs, containers, and trailers.

Vessel handling

Vessel handling

There are 7 berths within the terminal capable of handling vessels up to 280m in length x 11m in draught.


Warehousing & storage

The terminal has a 14,000m² weather protected paper logistics centre with direct covered access to the rail tracks connecting the facility to the rest of Sweden and beyond. The terminal also offers cross-docking facilities for container, SECU, truck, and railway.

Terminal tariffs

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Gothenburg terminal location

Address Gothenburg RoRo Terminal Port Entry Customer Service Center Ytterhamnsvägen 1 S-418 34 Gothenburg Sweden

Opening hours Port Entry Mon-Fri 07:00-20:00 Sat-Sun Closed

Gate 6 Mon-Sun 00:00-24:00

Lift units/The Yard Mon-Fri 07:00-21:30 Sat-Sun 11:00-17:30

Contact +46 31 65 07 00

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Terminal capabilities

  • Paper in reel or palletised form

  • Break Bulk

  • Coil in many different forms, can be handled up to 30 tonnes in weight

  • Forest Cargo

  • Big Bags in different forms

  • Trailers

  • Driver Accompanied Cargo

  • Machinery and agricultural machines

  • Containers

  • Swapbodies

  • Mafi handling up to 75-80 tonnes

  • Project Cargo

  • Automotive Cargo (cars and truck chassis)

  • Chemicals

  • IMO Handling

  • Class 1

  • Class 7

  • RoRo Services

  • Forklift trucks from 2.5 to 16 tonnes capacity

  • Forklift trucks from 17 to 40 tonnes capacity

  • Tugmasters

  • Reachstacker/piggyback 45 tonnes

  • Translifter (cassette handling) 90 tonnes

  • Translifter (cassette handling) 120 tonnes

  • Lift unit movements from mafi or cassette to rail

  • Container stuffing and devanning

  • Movements of heavy project cargo

  • Re-stowing of cargo and securing

  • Facilitated container repairs with external partner

  • 2,000 to 7,000m² warehouse

  • Cross dock facilities

  • Covered transhipment facilities

  • Rail connected transhipment area

  • Close connection to motorways

  • Access to rail network

  • Direct access to inland waterways

  • Deep Sea facilities

  • Terminal access around the clock, 7 days a week

  • The DFDS utilisation of mafi and cassette systems opens up the market place for companies trading in industrial quantities of base commodities across the network of DFDS' shipping routes.

  • Deep Sea Break Bulk vessels, discharging large quantities of internationally traded products at any of the DFDS terminals, can benefit from the ability to move smaller quantities efficiently around the Group’s European network.

  • Verified Gross Mass in compliance with SOLAS

  • Video inspection system for gate control of units

  • Meet ISPS requirements

  • CSI-certificated

  • Camera surveillance

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