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​Green Cargo is delivering sheet piling to the West Link project, removing 370 truckloads from the roads

​Green Cargo is delivering sheet piling to the West Link project, removing 370 truckloads from the roads

News   •   Jan 28, 2019 15:00 UTC

The Swedish Transport Administration is building the West Link to create a railway for commuter and regional trains in a tunnel under central Gothenburg. Green Cargo is transporting around 8,600 tonnes of sheet piling to the tunnel site, removing almost 370 truckloads from roads to and within central Gothenburg.

​Green Cargo and SSAB develop their collaboration and sign new five-year agreement

​Green Cargo and SSAB develop their collaboration and sign new five-year agreement

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2018 12:30 UTC

SSAB has given Green Cargo its continued trust in handling the crucial flow of steel ingots and finished products between SSAB’s plants in Luleå, Borlänge and Oxelösund. The new agreement goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and extends at least five years beyond that.

​Green Cargo raises transportation efficiency with new brake discs

​Green Cargo raises transportation efficiency with new brake discs

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 11:00 UTC

In mid-November, Green Cargo began installing a new type of brake disc that will be tested on mail wagons over the winter. If the project is successful, more wagons will have their brake discs replaced.

​Mellanskog switches to climate-smart transportation with Green Cargo

​Mellanskog switches to climate-smart transportation with Green Cargo

Press Releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 11:00 UTC

The most efficient way to reduce climate impact from transportation is to transfer freight from the road network to the railways. In October, Mellanskog and Green Cargo entered a new partnership agreement under which woodchips will now be transported by rail instead of by road. This will result in safe, more efficient and more environmentally friendly shipments.

​Green Cargo designated as one of Volvo Cars’ specially qualified suppliers

​Green Cargo designated as one of Volvo Cars’ specially qualified suppliers

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 09:00 UTC

Volvo Cars’ sustainability day in Gothenburg on Thursday concluded with awarding the international Volvo Cars Quality of Excellence prize. Several hundred participants from all over the world were there, including Marcus Wiklund and Clas Svensson from Green Cargo. Along with the other nominated suppliers, Green Cargo had the honor of accepting the Volvo Cars prize.

​Green Cargo’s Chairman joins Government’s freight transport advisory council

​Green Cargo’s Chairman joins Government’s freight transport advisory council

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 11:00 UTC

The Government has resolved to create a national freight transport advisory council, tasked with contributing to efforts to promote efficient, high capacity and sustainable freight transportation, and with implementing the freight transport strategy. Green Cargo’s Chairman Jan Sundling has been asked to join the council.

Söderenergi renews contract with Green Cargo

Söderenergi renews contract with Green Cargo

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 13:00 UTC

​Green Cargo’s agreement with Söderenergi covering the transportation of biofuel from fuel suppliers across Sweden to the company’s fuel terminal in Nykvarn dates back to 2009, and is now being renewed for a further three years.

​Jan Kilström to leave Green Cargo for a CEO post in another industry

​Jan Kilström to leave Green Cargo for a CEO post in another industry

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2018 08:00 UTC

After five years as the CEO of Green Cargo, Jan Kilström has decided to leave the company to take up a new CEO assignment in the autumn.

​Domsjö Fiber chooses rail transportation through new agreement with Green Cargo

​Domsjö Fiber chooses rail transportation through new agreement with Green Cargo

Press Releases   •   May 08, 2018 10:00 UTC

The greatest reduction in the climate impact of transportation stems from moving cargo to rail. In a collaboration agreement, Domsjö Fiber and Green Cargo have moved over 5,000 tonnes of pulpwood a week from road to rail freight for safer, more efficient and greener transportation. The first rail consignment, loaded with lnps-model timber wagons, ran in mid-February.

​Green Cargo invests in more Co-Co locomotives

​Green Cargo invests in more Co-Co locomotives

Press Releases   •   Apr 23, 2018 09:00 UTC

Green Cargo invests in another six Transmontana Co-Co locomotives. The Co-Co locomotives can pull about twice as much as a conventional RC locomotive and will be delivered in autumn 2019.

Future secure for Granudden through new agreement between Green Cargo and Yilport

Future secure for Granudden through new agreement between Green Cargo and Yilport

Press Releases   •   Apr 03, 2018 08:00 UTC

Green Cargo and Yilport have signed a three-year agreement covering rail shuttles between Granudden and Fredriksskans, where Yilport – Gävle’s container terminal – is located. The service began in mid-February and runs seven trains a week.

​Green Cargo and Lineas respond to market demand for international rail shuttles

​Green Cargo and Lineas respond to market demand for international rail shuttles

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 10:00 UTC

There is considerable market demand for international rail shuttle services. Green Cargo and the Belgium firm, Lineas, have increased the number of train departures on the popular direct route, Belgium Direct, between Sweden and Belgium for existing and new customers. On January 12, the fourth shuttle started between the countries and volumes on the trains is increasing.

Green Cargo invests in increased efficiency and enhanced customer solutions transiting Denmark

Green Cargo invests in increased efficiency and enhanced customer solutions transiting Denmark

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 13:30 UTC

Green Cargo has decided to exit the joint venture DB Cargo Scandinavia, which mainly handles transit traffic through Denmark for its owners Green Cargo and DB Cargo. The decision is due to the owners being unable to reach agreement on certain issues, primarily concerning pricing.

​Green Cargo maximizes volume capacity for Söderenergi with new XXXL containers

​Green Cargo maximizes volume capacity for Söderenergi with new XXXL containers

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 09:00 UTC

It has been eight years since Green Cargo transported the first delivery of wood chips to Söderenergi’s new fuel terminal in Nykvarn. We are now gearing up the partnership with Söderenergi by changing to larger XXXL containers. We are decreasing the number of trains without reducing volumes.

​Green Cargo and St1 focus on quality and punctuality

​Green Cargo and St1 focus on quality and punctuality

Press Releases   •   Dec 20, 2017 08:00 UTC

Green Cargo and St1 have had a close partnership for 20 years. They are now extending the agreement that enters into force on January 1, 2018, for a further three years with a two-year option to extend. Transportation is via Green Cargo’s single-commodity trains, which provide a moving logistics warehouse between the refinery and the depot.

​Climate-smart deliveries of Italian wine with Green Cargo

​Climate-smart deliveries of Italian wine with Green Cargo

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 08:00 UTC

Every year, via its Italy Direct route, Green Cargo transports around 200 large wagons of wine from Italy and 300 smaller wagons of wine from Malmö to Stockholm in collaboration with Scanlog, Scandinavian Logistics Partners AB.

​Green Cargo’s rail solution reduces Norsk Gjenvinning’s and Tekniska verken’s carbon emissions by 105,000 kg

​Green Cargo’s rail solution reduces Norsk Gjenvinning’s and Tekniska verken’s carbon emissions by 105,000 kg

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 10:00 UTC

In 2016, Green Cargo began its collaboration with Norsk Gjenvinning for rail transportation of recovered wood from Norsk Gjenvinning’s Groruddalen Miljöpark facility in Norway to Tekniska verken’s heating and power plant in Katrineholm, Sweden. This collaboration was further expanded in early November, 2017.

Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened

Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2017 10:00 UTC

CEO Jan Kilström rode on a locomotive when Eskilstuna’s new marshalling yard opened on Monday. The yard represents a clear investment in line with the company’s growth strategy.

Green Cargo delivers renewable energy to the world’s largest urban biomass-fired CHP plant

Green Cargo delivers renewable energy to the world’s largest urban biomass-fired CHP plant

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2017 13:10 UTC

Green Cargo has a long-standing partnership with Stora Enso Bioenergi and Trätåg for transporting biofuel from several locations to combined heat and power (CHP) plants in Sweden. In 2018, Green Cargo will operate from Sveg and from a new loading site in Hällefors to Fortum Värme’s CHP plant in Värtan, the world’s largest such plant in an urban environment.

​Green Cargo signs new freight agreements with Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs

​Green Cargo signs new freight agreements with Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2017 10:00 UTC

In December, new three-year agreements enter force between Green Cargo, Grenland Rail, Moelven and BillerudKorsnäs for sustainable deliveries of woodchips and pulpwood from Norway to Sweden.