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Naviera Armas collides with La Esfinge dock of Las Palmas port

Las Palmas, Spain (Ports Europe) April 22, 2017 – The Tamasite Volcano ferry of Spanish group Naviera Armas collided on April 21 against the shoulder of La...

Burgas West to acquire ferry ship for Burgas-Novorossiysk line

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) April 23, 2017 – Bulgarian company Port Bulgaria West plans to acquire a ferry ship to operate the regular line connecting...

Spain’s Trasmediterranea starts Gandia-Ibiza ferry service

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 19, 2017 – Spanish ferry operator Trasmediterranea has started operating a regular service connecting Gandia port to...

CTN considers including Barcelona in Marseille-Tunisia ferry line

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) April 18, 2017 – On April 12, the “Tanit” ferry belonging to Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation (CTN), which...

Corsica Ferries executives to acquire Lota family’s stake

Bastia, Corsica, France (Ports Europe) April 14, 2017 – The executives of French ferry company Corsica Ferries plan to acquire the shareholding of the Lota...

Northern Sardinia ports passenger traffic rises 17% in 2016

Olbia, Italy (Ports Europe) April 7, 2017 – The ports in northern Sardinia, namely Olbia, Golfo Aranci and Porto Torres, handled a total of 4.5 million...

Baleària acquires ferry ship to operate Valencia-Mostaganem line

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 5, 2017 – Spanish shipping company Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of...

Trasmediterránea to start operating Valencia-Gandia ferry line on April 12

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – The mayor of Gandia, Diana Morant, announced last week during the celebration of the I Gala of Tourism of...

Spain’s Balearia shows interest in launching Nador-Almeria ferry line

Almeria, Spain (Ports Europe) March 28, 2017 – Spanish company Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. is interested in opening a ferry line connecting the...

Italy’s SNAV to halt operation of regular Pescara-Split service

Pescara, Italy (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – Italian ferry operator SNAV SpA has announced plans to halt the operation of the regular service connecting...

Cadiz-Algeciras line passenger traffic declines by 11% in Jan 2017

Ceuta, Spain (Ports Europe) March 13, 2017 – The passenger line connecting Ceuta port to Algeciras transported 130,494 passengers in January, down...

GNV launches Barcelona-Nador ferry service

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) March 4, 2017 – Starting next June, the Italian shipping company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) S.p.A. will launch a new maritime...

Gas Natural, Baleària present LNG engine for vessels at Barcelona port

Barcelona, Spain (Ports Europe) March 1, 2017 – Spanish companies Gas Natural Fenosa and Balearia officially presented the first liquefied natural gas...

Baleària presents 2016 results

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 15, 2017 – Spanish ferry group Baleària held a conference on February 14 at Valencia port to present its...

Baleària to invest €5.5 million in energy savings

Alicante, Spain (Ports Europe) February 13, 2017 – Baleària Eurolínias Marítimas S.A. (Baleària) has announced that it is investing €5.5 million...

Grimaldi promotes Barcelona-Sardinia line at Fruit Logistica fair

Cagliari, Italy (Ports Europe) February 10, 2017 – The fruit and vegetables market and the handling of perishable products have significant importance...

Las Palmas port increases concession of Naviera Armas

Las Palmas, Spain (Ports Europe) February 8, 2017 – Las Palmas port authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas) board of directors has authorised...

Albania handles increased passenger volume from Italy in 2016

Dürres, Albania, (Ports Europe) February 7, 2017 – Dürres port handled about 840,000 passengers to and from Italy in 2016, an 8% increase on 2015,...

Algeria’s ENTMV to launch Mostaganem-Barcelona service

Mostaganem, Algeria (Ports Europe) February 6, 2017 – State-owned ferry company Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV) is to...

Announcement from Emanuele Grimaldi & Antonis Maniadakis – Minoan Lines

Heraklion, Greece (Ports Europe) January 28, 2017 – Articles which recently appeared on the Greek press have raised the issue of a possible reduction of...

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