Shipping in the Stockholm region is undergoing big changes in the nearby future, tells a ports of Stockholm press release. The Ports of Stockholm is building a brand new port – Stockholm Norvik Port that will open in May 2020. A deep water port which is going to be a game changer in the Baltic Sea area. The container business will be operated by Hutchison Ports.
“The cooperation between Hutchison Ports and Ports of Stockholm is an excellent example of how to create value for its customers, employees and the society at large. The Chamber´s role is to promote business between Hong Kong and Sweden. A seminar like this is an example on how we want to promote successful cooperation between Hong Kong and Sweden”, says Torborg Chetkovich, Chairperson Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in Sweden.
“The new port will be the only deep-water container facility on the East Coast of Sweden, Stockholm Norvik Port will deliver both economic and environmental benefits by reducing overland transport, bringing ships and cargo closer to the country’s largest market”, says Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Europe, Hutchison Ports.
“We are very happy to have Hutchison Ports as our partner and operator in Stockholm Norvik Port. We have had a good cooperation since 2008 and now the work will be intensified as we are getting closer to the opening. The building of the port is proceeding very fast and the project is on time and budget”, says Thomas Andersson, CEO Ports of Stockholm.