Port of Trelleborg is expanding, with eyes firmly on the future
With an ambitious program eyeing the future, Port of Trelleborg is now closing in on its Vision 2025. The expansion and the relocation of the port towards the southeast is one of the many steps undertaken in realising this goal.
Two new ferry berths (13 and 14) are currently undergoing upgrades, with two other ferry berths already being on the mind of the port authorities.
Port of Trelleborg is planning to finance and establish new yards and buildings for office, a road crossing solution over rail tracks, a new check-in and port entrance and access road from the east side.
Provided things fall in line for the port by 2025, Trelleborg will make room for “Kuststad 2025”, which is an urban development project in the Municipality of Trelleborg.
The relocation of the port has viable consequences. They include parts of the former port area to be released for Trelleborg’s new urban area “Sjöstaden”, which will make room for at least 4,000 homes as well as premises for businesses and services in the heart of the port city itself.
Notwithstanding, relocation makes way for improved environmental quality in and around the former area. As the ship traffic moves further away from the center of Trelleborg,
Port of Trelleborg is the largest RoRo port in Scandinavia. It handles a significant share of the Swedish foreign export/import volumes. Today 13 RoPax ferries operate regularly in the five transport corridors between Trelleborg and other regions of Europe. It was also crowned as the most environmentally friendly port in the Baltic region.
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