Located in the heart of the Oresund Region, Copenhagen Malmo Port serves a population of almost four million consumers. The integration of the two ports has led to greater integration between other businesses in the Danish and Swedish sections of the region. Furthermore, Copenhagen Malmo Port is a gateway to the Baltic Sea region that is home to more than 100 million consumers.
Copenhagen Malmo Port's mission is to provide an outstanding logistics platform for its customers and to provide safe and effective world-class cargo-handling services and facilities. Copenhagen Malmo Port is the major port in the Oresund Region, handling a wide range of cargoes that include consumer goods, automobiles, building materials, and aviation fuel. Copenhagen Malmo Port is also one of the Nordic Region's biggest port and terminal operators and one of the biggest cruise ship ports in Northern Europe, being one of the largest employers for the cruise industry in the region.
Copenhagen Malmo Port serves about 7.8 thousand vessels each year. In 2008, Copenhagen Malmo Port handled a total of 18 million tons of cargo, including 7.2 million tons of liquid bilk, 3.3 million tons of dry bulk, and 7.5 million tons of other cargo types.
Copenhagen Malmo Port contains a production area of about 200 hectares and a development area of 300 hectares. Copenhagen Malmo Port contains two harbors (one a free port), 16.5 kilometers of quays (including ten roll-on/roll-off and ferry berths) that can accommodate Panamax vessels, and 36 kilometers of railway tracks. Copenhagen Malmo Port contains 20 hectares of warehouse space, two container terminals that cover a total of 25 hectares, four car terminals with pre-delivery inspection facilities, and several bulk cargo terminals. Copenhagen Malmo Port has a total tank capacity of two million cubic meters.
Copenhagen Malmo Port has become an important hub for the import and distribution of new cars in the Baltic Sea area. Four dedicated car terminals in Copenhagen Malmo Port support this traffic and serve consumers in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. The facilities with new quays, terminals, and infrastructure offer a water depth of 10 meters and highly-trained staff.
Copenhagen Malmo Port includes the Skandia Transport terminal in Copenhagen's Frihaven (Freeport). This 100 thousand square meter terminal has a 1.8 thousand square meter pre-delivery inspection facility. Its 298 meter long quay has alongside depth of 10 meters, and it is equipped with a 32-meter wide roll-on/roll-off ramp. The terminal is served by rail tracks to facilitate cargo transfer and distribution.
The Malmo-Autolink Terminal is located in Frihamnen (Freeport). This Copenhagen Malmo Port terminal covers 97 thousand square meters and includes 16 thousand square meters of roofed space. It includes a three thousand square meter pre-delivery inspection facility and a 45-meter wide roll-on/roll-off ramp with alongside depth of 9.2 meters. The terminal is served by rail tracks as well.
Copenhagen Malmo Port's Toyota Nordic Hub Terminal is also located in Frihamnen. The terminal covers 250 thousand square meters and contains a pre-delivery inspection facility. This Copenhagen Malmo Port terminal has two quays. Quay 616 is 325 meters long with alongside depth of 10 meters, and Quay 617 is 190 meters long with alongside depth of 9 meters. The terminal is also equipped with rail tracks.
Also located in Frihamnen, the Malmo-Motortransport Terminal covers 190 thousand square meters and contains a 5.5 thousand square meter pre-delivery inspection facility. With a 45-meter wide roll-on/roll-off ramp, this Copenhagen Malmo Port terminal offers alongside depth of 9.2 meters. The terminal is served by rail tracks.
Copenhagen Malmo Port is a major container transport center, serving almost four million consumers. Handling primarily consumer goods for transshipment from the ports of Hamburg, Rotterdam, and Bremerhaven, Copenhagen Malmo Port has two different container terminals with ample cargo-handling equipment. Both of these terminals are located near the heart of the Oresund Region.
Located next to the port entrance, the Copenhagen Malmo Port container terminals are easy to access and contain large areas for future development and expansion. In early 2011, Copenhagen Malmo Port container-processing facilities will move to Norra Hamnen, allowing even easier access and interaction between ships, trucks, and railways. A new access road will be constructed from Copenhagen in 2014 to further improve access to the terminal by trucks.
The Copenhagen Malmo Port container terminal in Copenhagen has a water depth of 9.5 meters and no limitations on the length, width, or height of vessels using the terminal. The Malmo container terminal offers alongside depth of 9.2 meters. While it serves vessels up to 240 meters in length, there are no limitations on vessel width or height. This combi-terminal is located near other container and roll-on/roll-off terminals to which it is connected by rail tracks.
Copenhagen Malmo Port has the biggest terminal for dry bulk cargo in both Eastern Denmark and Western Sweden. While most imports and exports are destined for the regional market, the terminal handles some transshipments of dry bulk. This Copenhagen Malmo Port dry bulk terminal is equipped with new infrastructure and equipment and offers ample quays and storage areas and a water depth of up to 13.5 meters.
By 2010, Copenhagen Malmo Port will include a new quay of 650 meters in length and an 18-hectare bulk handling area in Copenhagen. Copenhagen Malmo Port will build a new distribution center for Cementa in Norra Hamnen with a 250-meter long quay equipped with rail connections. Each of the Copenhagen Malmo Port's dry bulk terminals specializes in different dry bulk cargoes.
The Swede Harbour Terminal in Malmo can accommodate fully-loaded Panamax vessels at its 200-meter long quay with alongside depth of 13.5 meters. The quay is equipped with ample cranes, a conveyor belt, and material handler for moving cargo. This Copenhagen Malmo Port terminal covers 100 thousand square meters and includes 16 thousand square meters of roofed storage area.
Copenhagen Malmo Port's Sodra Bulkhamnen terminal in Malmo has a 330 meter long quay with alongside depth of six meters. The 180 thousand square meter Provestenen terminal in Copenhagen has three quays totaling 554 meters in length alongside depth of 10.5 meters.
The Copenhagen Malmo Port's Amagervaerket bulk cargo terminal in Copenhagen has five quays totaling 480 meters in length with alongside depth of 12 meters. The Copenhagen Malmo Port's Margretheholmen bulk cargo terminal in Copenhagen has a 140-meter long quay with alongside depth of six meters, and the Nordhavnen terminal in Copenhagen serves smaller vessels with alongside depths from 6.3 to 6.7 meters.
Copenhagen Malmo Port boasts the biggest liquid bulk terminals in the Oresund Region, with liquid bulk products traveling to/from both international and regional markets. Copenhagen Malmo Port is in an ideal location for handling and storing transit oil with several quays and terminals and ample storage for liquid bulk cargoes. The modern Copenhagen Malmo Port facilities have alongside depths up to 13.5 meters, and they are connected by pipeline to the Copenhagen Airport.
Each year, Copenhagen Malmo Port's Provestenen terminal receives huge volumes of jet fuel bound for the Copenhagen Airport. The liquid bulk terminals move great volumes of oil through Copenhagen Malmo Port terminals in Malmo and Copenhagen, and it offers deep-water quays and outstanding modern facilities to handle these products.
Copenhagen Malmo Port's oil terminals are located in both Malmo and Copenhagen, renting land to Copenhagen operators and managing a pipeline network in Malmo. Total tank capacity is about two million cubic meters, and the tanks can maintain temperatures of over 15 °C (60 °F). These Copenhagen Malmo Port. terminals are also equipped with laboratories and testing facilities.
The Copenhagen Malmo Port's Malmo Oil Terminal at Oljehamnen contains eight quays with water depths of 13.5 meters and pipeline connections to individual company tanks. The Copenhagen Oil Terminal in Provestenen contains three quays with water depth of 11.8 meters and pipeline links to individual company tanks and to the Copenhagen Airport.
Copenhagen Malmo Port is in an excellent location for moving roll-on/roll-off traffic between countries in the Baltic Sea region. Import and export goods move to/from Sweden to Europe and between the Baltic States and Russia. The roll-on/roll-off terminals at Copenhagen Malmo Port boast well-equipped facilities with the latest cargo-handling technology, easy access to the port entrance, and rail tracks to the terminals. There is also ample space for future expansions.
In 2011, Copenhagen Malmo Port will relocate roll-on/roll-off traffic from Malmo to Norra Hamnen to provide better loading and parking facilities as well as better access to the area's road network. A new approach road will provide faster access to Copenhagen in 2014.
Copenhagen Malmo Port offers a modern combi-terminal for transferring freight from vessels to rail. Serving three daily departures to Germany, the Nordo-Link Terminal in Malmo has two roll-on/roll-off berths and a terminal area of 130 thousand square meters, including a terminal building of 800 square meters. The Copenhagen Malmo Port's Malmo Frihamnen terminal has seven roll-on/roll-off berths and a terminal area of 80 thousand square meters.
Copenhagen Malmo Port's Freeport Terminal in Copenhagen has four roll-on/roll-off berths with a six thousand square meter terminal area and a 300 square meter terminal building. The Copenhagen DFDS Terminal, serving the Tor Line, is operated by the customer. It contains three roll-on/roll-off berths and a terminal area of 42 thousand square meters with a terminal building of 4.4 thousand square meters.
Copenhagen Malmo Port serves over 300 cruise ship calls each year, making it the busiest cruise destination in Northern Europe. Ideal as a home port for cruises on Norway's western coast and in the Baltic Sea, the Copenhagen Airport is just 12 kilometers from the cruise terminals in Copenhagen and 30 kilometers from the cruise terminals in Malmo.
Copenhagen Malmo Port is constructing a new cruise ship quay in Copenhagen that will open in 2012. Used mostly for turnaround vessels changing passengers and crew in Copenhagen, the 1.1 kilometer quay will be immediately next to the Oresund. There are two cruise ship quays in Malmo, and new ferry berths will be available there when roll-on/roll-off traffic is moved in 2011. Over 100 terminal workers serve the Copenhagen Malmo Port cruise terminals, and the terminals contain all the modern conveniences that today's cruise passengers have come to expect (internet, mail services, tourist information, shops, etc.). The cruise terminals are safe and secure.
Copenhagen Malmo Port also serves over 800 thousand ferry passengers and combined passenger-RO/RO traffic. Ferry traffic travels to/from Norway, Poland, and Germany. The Copenhagen DFDS Terminal operates a route between Copenhagen and Oslo. Polferries moves passengers and roll-on/roll-off traffic between Copenhagen and Swinoujscie. Nordo-Link, a roll-on/roll-off company, carries campers and private vehicles to/from Travemunde. The Copenhagen DFDS Terminal supports ferry traffic at Sondre Frihavn. Opened in 2004, this Copenhagen Malmo Port terminal offers three ferry berths with modern passenger and cargo facilities.