Kollektivtrafikens vattenvägarna

Vattenvägarna finns redan på många håll i Sverige – alla tycker det är trevligt att åka båt men det finns flera hinder på vägen att nå ekonomisk hållbarhet tyckte flera på seminariet om detta. Kommersiell kollektivtrafik har haft det tufft på land och inte är det bättre till sjöss: Upphandlad subventionerad trafik ställs mot dem … Read more

Maritime cluster cooperation in the Stockholm-Mälar region

During the spring the Council for the Stockholm Mälar region initiated a triple helix cluster cooperation for the maritime industry. To continue and deepen the cluster cooperation four different focus groups where formed: waterborne public transport, freight transport on water, maritime technology and finally leisure and tourism. Susanna Hall Kihl from Vattenbussen was appointed group … Read more

Time to expand boat commuting

Stockholm is the fastest growing capital in Europe. The most difficult challenges of the growth are infrastructure and housing. Along with globalization and digitizing, urbanization is without doubt the most distinct force behind the changes of world economy.  The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce aims at contributing to the discussion about the longterm development of the … Read more

Ships on electricity – a force to count on?

It was fully booked on the seminar on August 30th arranged by Lighthouse och the Maritime Cluster of West Sweden. The focus was opportunities, challenges and actions with electric powered vessels. It was a well arranged and interesting seminar with discussion about important questions. What are needed for ships to be operated on battery or … Read more

Waterways a Hot Topic in Stockholm

During the coming weeks there will be three different seminars on the topic waterways in the capital of Sweden. First to go is the Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm, who also launches a new report on Thursday the 26th of January. Following tightly is Mälardalsrådet, the Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region with an Open … Read more