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Italy is a republic in southern Europe, comprising a peninsula south of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands; member of the European Union (EU); by tonnage, its leading ports are Trieste, Genoa and Gioia Tauro. In September 2016, the government reorganised the port system into 16 new port system authorities (AdSP – Autorità di Sistema Portuale). The 57 ports of national importance are coordinated by 16 AdSPs with the task of planning, coordinating and regulating the port system in the reference area. The AdSPs are members of the Italian port association – Assoporti.

Reefer Terminal S.p.A. – October 2017 container terminal statistics

Vado Ligure, Italy (PortSEurope) November 17, 2017 – Reefer Terminal S.p.A., operated by Cosco of China, has reported October 2017 container terminal...

Trieste Marine Terminal presents intermodal offering in Budapest

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 17, 2017 – On November 7-8, 2017, Marco Zollia, Sales and Marketing Manager of Trieste Marine Terminal (TMT)...

Sicily gets €490,000 EU funding for overhaul of port near Trapani

Trapani, Italy (PortSEurope) November 16, 2017 – Sicily regional government has agreed on a €486,525 ($573,275) funding from the European Union (EU) for...

EUROKAI: Interim report Q3 2017 – Contship Italia

Hamburg, Germany (PortSEurope) November 16, 2017 – Handling volumes for the Contship Italia Group in the first nine months of the business year 2017 stood...

EUROKAI reports on south European container terminal performance – Q3 2017

Hamburg, Germany (PortSEurope) November 16, 2017 – In the first three quarters of 2017 the container terminals of the EUROKAI Group handled 10.9 million...

Assoporti to meet in Rome December 12, 2017

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) November 15, 2017 – Assoporti, the Italian association of ports, will hold an assembly in Rome on December 12, 2017. The event...

North Adriatic Ports Association holds meeting in Ravenna

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 14, 2017 – The North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA) has held a meeting in Ravenna, where Zeno...

Event: “The role of Mediterranean ports in the European transport networks” – Civitavecchia, November 24

International Conference “The role of Mediterranean ports in the European transport networks” – Civitavecchia, 24th November The “land bridge”...

Trieste, Koper ports handle more trains than Rotterdam

Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) November 13, 2017 – Italy’s Trieste and Slovenia’s Koper ports together handle more trains weekly than Rotterdam...

Fincantieri seeks to delist Vard

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 13, 2017 – Fincantieri O&G, a subsidiary of Fincantieri S.p.A. plans to privatise the Singapore-listed Vard...

Friuli Venezia Giulia meets with Turkey’s Samer & Co Shipping

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) November 12, 2017 – The role of Trieste’s port in trade between Europe and Turkey and the development of the logistics...

Bari port to be one of first recipients of 5G telecommunications

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) November 12, 2017 – Among the first in Italy, the port of Bari is to be equipped with 5G technology. It is the result of a...

International Propeller Club Ravenna holds Silk Road public meeting

Ravenna, Italy (PortSEurope) November 12, 2017 – On November 9, 2017, the Board of Directors of the International Propeller Club of Port of Ravenna, with...

Event: Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno Centrale – ZES opportunities, November 16, 2017, Naples

Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) November 10, 2017 – On November 16, 2017, “the ZES – Special Economic Zone: New Opportunities for the...

Liguria regional government insists on autonomy of its ports

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) November 10, 2017 – Italy’s Liguria regional government president Edoardo Rixi has called on the central government to...

Civitavecchia reports improved traffic number in first three quarters of 2017

Civitavecchia, Italy (PortSEurope) November 9, 2017 – In the first nine months of 2017, Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Tirreno...

Contship La Spezia Asia tour 2017 concludes successfully in Taipei

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 -Following visits to Shanghai, Dalian and Shenzhen, a COntship delegation representing La Spezia Container...

Region expresses concern over Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare

Castellammare, Italy (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – There are concerns regarding the future of the Fincantieri shipyard in Castellammare where a...

Italy’s GNV launches line connecting Trapani to Livorno

Trapani, Italy (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – Italian ferry group Grandi Navi Veloci SpA (GNV) has announced the launch of a line connecting Trapani...

Venice issues cruise ships restrictions

Venice, Italy (PortSEurope) November 8, 2017 – An Italian government committee has ruled that ships weighing 100,000 tonnes or more will no longer be...

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