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April 26, 2016

Stockholm Ports Set Record

TEUs shipped to Ports of Stockholm increased by five percent Courtesy Ports of Stockholm

TEUs shipped to Ports of Stockholm increased by five percent Courtesy Ports of Stockholm

The number of TEUs shipped to Ports of Stockholm increased by five percent over the first quarter of 2016.

During the first quarter of 2016 there was a five percent gain in TEU numbers at Ports of Stockholm compared to the same period of the previous year. These are the strongest ever first quarter numbers for the port.

“This shows positive development at the Container Terminal at Frihamnen and we are very pleased to see that more goods are arriving by sea directly to the major consumer market in the Stockholm region,” said Henrik Widerståhl, Ports of Stockholm's Deputy Managing Director and Head of Marketing.

Today nine out of 10 consumer goods arrive to Sweden by sea from foreign countries. The latest fashions, electronic goods, exotic foods and wines arrive in Sweden from around the globe.

SwedenContainer TerminalHenrik Widerståhl