Mandate Vinge advised the Port of Gothenburg in conjunction with the transfer of the car terminal

February 17, 2011

As a part of the ongoing privatisation of the terminal operations in the Port of Gothenburg, the car terminal has been transferred to Logent AB. At the same time, a 10-year licence agreement has been entered into between the parties regarding utilisation of the terminal and related infrastructure. The Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic region and a focal point for the Swedish car industry. Logent AB is a Swedish company with approximately 1000 employees which conducts ports, combined terminals and warehousing operations in Sweden and Norway. Vinge advised the Port of Gothenburg Harbour during the privatisation procedure.
Vinge’s team consisted of, among others, Fredrik Sonander, Charlotte Johansson and Lisa Askbrink.

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