A ship loaded with precious cargo

This was not just any old ship – with a cargo capacity of 180,000 cubic metres, it is the biggest oil tanker to have visited Nynäshamn in 30 years.

Nynas depends on a wide-ranging distribution process for crude oil, oil components and finished goods. Thanks to a global network of depots, vessels and road tankers, it is possible to meet the market’s stringent requirements of safety, service and cost-effectiveness.

The crude oil that is used to manufacture bitumen, tyre and transformer oils and many other special products at Nynas refineries is delivered by tanker from different parts of the world. Early one morning at the end of August, one such oil tanker approached Nynäshamn after almost a month at sea.

The 274 m long, 48 m wide vessel was guided into the quayside at the refinery with the aid of three tugboats. But this was not just any old ship – with a cargo capacity of 180,000 cubic metres, it is the biggest oil tanker to have visited Nynäshamn in 30 years.

Noted

Stop and full speed ahead

On 27 November 2020, after 46 days and 8,000 activities with no accidents and not one single person being infected with COVID-19, a turnaround was completed at the Nynas refinery in Harburg.

Projects

Porsgrunn, Norway

The global Norwegian industrial group Yara International is the first in the world to use a totally electric container ship in commercial operation. To make the transition from land to sea transport, a new quay facility is being built.

Talking point

Road maintenance, a European challenge

The lack of funding for road maintenance is a growing problem in Europe. Wide-ranging initiatives are now required in order to avoid further deterioration.

Noted

Why electric road systems?

One important factor in the development of the roads of the future is the requirement for reduced CO2 emissions, especially from heavy goods vehicles (HGV). According to consultancy firm WSP, it could be possible for two thirds of HGV transport activities in Sweden to take place on electric road systems by 2030.

Noted

All the key players are working together to achieve the best possible result.

Katri Eskola, Specialist Road Maintenance Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Talking point: The COVID-19 pandemic


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