Om Norrköpings Hamn

One of Sweden’s strongest logistic hubs

It is, of course, no coincidence that goods have taken the route across the Port of Norrköping since the Middle Ages. Quite simply, we have the advantage of being very well positioned for the Swedish export industry, as well as for those with Sweden, the Nordic region and the Baltic Sea region as markets. Norrköping is considered to be one of Sweden’s stronger logistics locations, where different freight transport routes converge in an intermodal node.

The Port of Norrköping is a full-service port handling many different types of goods. Mainly forestry, steel, grain, energy and petroleum products, containers and project cargo from Swedish industries. The port’s customers and operators include major industrial and trading companies, shipping companies, transport companies and freight forwarders.

The port is easily accessible and can handle the largest ships in the Baltic Sea. We’re connected to major roads like the E4 and E22, and several national routes, as well as the Southern Main Line. Lately, we’ve invested in improving our infrastructure to make getting here even easier.

Welcome to the Port of Norrköping!

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Fast facts about the Port of Norrköping

  • Fully owned subsidiary to Norrköping Rådhus AB, owned by the Municipality of Norrköpings .

  • In total 1 060 000 sq m port area, 63 500 sq m warehouse.

  • 4 million ton goods

  • 1000 port calls

  • 160 employees

  • Position:
    Lat 58° 36’ N; Long 16° 12’ E
    Admiralty Chart: 3217
    Admiralty pilot: 19

  • Average depth:
    Öhman: 8.4 m
    Pampus Port: P1 – 12 m, P3 – 9, 1 m P2-P10 – 14,2 m
    Djurön: 12,6 m
    Braviken: 8,8 m
    Lantmännen: 8,8 m
    Tallbacken: 8 m
  • Equipment:
    4 railbaound gantry jib cranes, 15/35/42/42 ton
    4 Mantsinen railbound elector-hydraulic folding cranes16/20 ton
    2 Ship-to-shore cranes, gantry 60 ton
    1 heavy lift crane 350 ton
    1 Mantsinen catepillar foldiing crane16 ton
    9 reach stackers
    1 Loadplate under roof
    Various forklifts, etc.
  • In the port area there are a number of private actors with own industrial quays, including Holmen Paper, Lantmännen, Yara, Cementa, Omya and Kemira.

Environment

A port of the size as in Norrköping causes concentration of polluting transport by sea and land. Meanwhile, the port of Norrköping has a favorable position from an environmental perspective.

Norrköping is located on the waterfront, but not on the coast. This means that sea freights, with good performance per transported unit of weight, can be used to get straight into a hub with a good balance of export and import flows, and where a very strong land infrastructure for rail and road meet up.

The emissions generated as a result of the arriving transports is the dominant environmental impact of port activities. However, the the port operations also has a direct impact on the environment. Environmental issues that are common to the port operations are noise, dust, waste, emissions to air and water, consumption of natural resources and the risk of incidents.

The Company’s permit for its operations, with requirements based on laws, regulations and recommendations, are monitored continuously by the Company’s control.

Environmental & Quality Manager

Conditions and responsibilities

All tasks are performed in accordance with Ports of Sweden General Conditions 1989 for terminal operators.

Sveriges hamnars terminalbestämmelser

Port security (ISPS)

Norrköping port area is subject to the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS), which aims to protect ships and port facilities, and is regulated in Sweden by the Act (2004:487) on maritime security.