Ferries and cruises
- Birka Cruises – Cruises to Åland (Finland), Gotland, Copenhagen)
- Bornholm Traffic From Sassnittz Germany to Rönne (Bornholm) and Ystad (Sweden)
- Eckerö linjen (Åland to Stockholm)
- Tallink (Balticum Riga and Talinn to Stockholm)
- Silja Lines
- Stena line
- Viking Line
There are ferry connections from Swedish ports to other destinations including Copenhagen and Helsingør in Denmark, Gdansk in Poland, Kiel i Germany, Klaipeda, Oslo om Norway, St Petersburg in Russia and baltic countries like Tallinn and Riga.
Ports in Sweden and Stockholm
The largest ports on the west coast of Gothenburg, Malmö, Helsingborg, Halmstad, on the east coast Stockholm, Kalmar, Oskarshamn, Härnösand, Norrköping, Gävle, Sundsvall, Luleå, Oxelösund and Trelleborg in the south.
In Stockholm there are two major port facilities. In Nynashamn just south of Stockholm, and a major new port Stockholm-Nynäshamn Port located on Norrviken slightly north of the port facility in Nynashamn. There is also Kappellskär port which is a new port located north of Stockholm.
Larger international cruise ships usually dock at Stadsgården close to the Viking terminal. From here you are a few hundred meters from the tourist trap in old town with good shopping or Södermalm if you prefer to visit the hipster paradise in Sweden.
The global container traffic has grown significantly over the past decenium. Container handling in the Baltic Sea region has increased mainly in European Russia, Baltics and from Poland.
Shipbrokers and Freight Forwarders
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