Nordic energy company Gasum has opened a new LNG/LBG station in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Developed in collaboration with Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo and located at a major heavy transport hub and close to the Port of Gothenburg, the new station hopes to enable the transition to cleaner energy sources.

Johanna Lamminen, CEO of Gasum, said, “Land logistics has an important role when reducing emissions. Gas is recognised as a low-emission and cost-effective fuel solution in the transport sector, and our aim is to quickly make it available to the Nordic market.” 

“The Nordic gas ecosystem is developing rapidly. We are investing in the gas filling station network as well as in the entire gas value chain and biogas production. These are all needed in order to secure a reliable supply and availability of gas to meet market demand.”

Today, there are currently more than 170 LNG trucks operating in Sweden and that number is rapidly increasing along with the number of filling stations in an effort to accelerate Sweden’s goal to reduce its carbon emissions from heavy-duty vehicles by 15% in 2025. 

Mikael Antonsson, Director of Traffic at Gasum Sweden, said, “We are pleased to work in partnership with an industry leader such as Volvo Trucks while developing the new Tuve station.”

“The new station is located close to the largest port in the Nordics and a lot of import and export traffic transits through the Porth of Gothenburg every day. Now we able to offer logistics companies operating in the port an easy way to lower their emissions.”