From now on, the port of Gävle is classified as a protected object. The purpose behind is to strengthen and provide increased legal protection against sabotage, terrorism and espionage.
The port of Gävle is a strategically important port due to its geographical location. As part of strengthening security and protection against sabotage, terrorism, espionage and aggravated robbery, the County Administrative Board Gävleborg has taken the decision that the port of Gävle from now on is classified as a civil protection object. This means that only authorized persons have access to the protected object.
In the facilities covered by maritime security and that are civilian protected objects, the areas are enclosed and signposted. The security guards who are appointed by the Port of Gävle to carry out the surveillance have the right to refuse access and check equipment and materials to be brought in.