Gävle Container Terminal

Investment Date: February, 2013
Sector: Infrastructure
Website: http://www.gavlecontainer.se


Gävle Container Terminal is the most efficient container harbour in Sweden as measured by TEUs/hour and the largest on the east coast (3rd largest in Sweden). The Company has a broad customer base including the world’s 18 largest container shipping companies and benefits from a strategic position on the eastern coast of Sweden as well as from a strong local infrastructure network (railroad, motorway) connecting it via land with the rest of Sweden. The terminal was inaugurated in 2006 and has ever since shown tremendous growth in volumes and margins thanks to operational improvements as well as a growing trends in sea transports which is increasingly seen as more cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly than other transportation methods.

Exit Date: April, 2014

In April 2014, Metric achieved a full realisation of the investment in Gävle Container Terminal through a sale of the business to Yilport Holding.