Gothenburg Port to export Volvo vehicles to Russia, China


Vice President, Gross sales and Advertising and marketing on the Port of Gothenburg, Claes Sundmark, stated that Port of Gothenburg will export Volvo vehicles to Finland, Russia and China. This may lead to a brand new service to Finland and Russia and a rise in quantity of round 30,000 vehicles annually.

“We’re the biggest export port in Sweden for vehicles and this new improvement has consolidated this place even additional. It’s notably heartening that Volvo is selecting to proceed to concentrate on its residence port,” he stated.

The Volvo vehicles will probably be exported through the Automotive Terminal on the Port of Gothenburg, Logent Ports & Terminals. A totally new service from the terminal will probably be established for this goal.

It’s the Belgian transport firm Euro Marine Logistics that may function to Finland and Russia, calling as soon as per week. The rotation will probably be Gothenburg – Hangö (Finland) – St Petersburg (Russia) – Newcastle (United Kingdom) – Zeebrugge (Belgium). The voyage to Russia will take roughly 3-Four days.

Exports to China may even be shipped by Euro Marine Logistics. The vehicles will probably be transshipped to deep sea automotive carriers on the continent.

The fashions that will probably be shipped from Gothenburg are the Volvo S80, V70, S60, V60, XC70 and the brand new Volvo XC90.

The Automotive Terminal estimates {that a} additional 30,000 new Volvo vehicles will go away the quayside at Gothenburg.

Final 12 months, 166,000 vehicles had been imported or exported through the Port of Gothenburg, representing a rise of two per cent on 2013.

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