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Augusta

Augusta is a seaport in Eastern Sicily, Italy. It is included in the European Union’s TEN-T core transport network as a strategic port for its central position along the routes of international traffic. It is the largest natural port in the lower Mediterranean where within it there is an important industrial pole with an oil and commercial port, a military base and a port with two docks. It is managed by Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare di Sicilia Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Sicilian Sea Port Authority).

Port of Augusta to repair cranes to increase container capacity

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) July 8, 2024 – The Port of Augusta will repair two gantry cranes at the port to increase its container handling...

Italy: Total cargo by port 2023 – ranking

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) June 30, 2024 – Industry association Assoporti has published seaport cargo figures for 2023. In 2023, the ports handled 473...

Tarros joins Confindustria Siracusa event in Sicily

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) May 9, 2024 – Last week, Confindustria Siracusa and the regional port authority held a meeting with the Tarros...

Eastern Sicilian Sea Port System Authority to start digitalisation

Catania, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) April 2, 2024 – The Eastern Sicilian Sea Port System Authority (AdSP) has taken out two loans to finance...

Port of Augusta starts handling containers

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) March 25, 2024 – Last Saturday, the Port of Augusta handled a container ship called the “Michigan”, its...

Rimorchiatori Mediterranei increases fleet by two ships

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) March 14, 2024 – Towage operator Rimorchiatori Mediterranei has taken delivery of the ‘San Vitale’, a...

Circle’s Milos will be used in Augusta, Italy

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) February 25, 2024 – The Milos Equipment Integration 4.0 software, produced by Circle Spa, has been installed in the...

Europea Servizi Terminalistici – new concession for Augusta Port

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) January 15, 2024 – Europea Servizi Terminalistici (EST) has signed a 25-year concession agreement for a terminal on...

A new railway between RFI main line and port of Augusta, Sicily

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) January 11, 2024 – A railway connection will be built between the RFI main line and the port of Augusta. This was...

Ports of Augusta and Catania to start dock electrification projects

Catania, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) November 29, 2023 – Two large dock electrification projects for the ports of Augusta and Catania were awarded by...

€317 million tender for project work at ports of Augusta and Catania

Catania, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – A €317 million tender for project work at the ports of Augusta and Catania has been published...

Port of Augusta handles wind turbine equipment

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) May 9, 2023 – The Port of Augusta has received and handle 18 wind turbine blades have arrived in the port of...

AdSP del Mare di Sicilia Orientale approves 2022 budget

Catania, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) May 8, 2023 – On 27 April 2023, the Management Committee of the Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare di Sicilia...

Three ports of Augusta, Catania and Pozzallo handled 34.9 mt of cargo in 2022

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) December 26, 2022 – The three ports of Augusta, Catania and Pozzallo handled 34.9 million tons of cargo in 2022. The...

Tender issued for Port of Augusta work

Catania, Italy (PortSEurope) August 5, 2022 – The Port of Augusta has issued a tender for various works to improve the port. The contract will cover the...

Port of Augusta to start work on new container terminal

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) June 27, 2022 – Work is set to start on the construction of a new container quay terminal with an investment of...

Francesco Di Sarcina appointed new president of AdSP del Mare di Sicilia Orientale

Catania, Italy (PortSEurope) March 25, 2022 – Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, Enrico Giovannini, has appointed Francesco Di Sarcina...

Rome announces port authority appointments

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) March 15, 2022 – The Minister of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, Enrico Giovannini, has signed the decrees appointing...

Ponte Ferries to operate ferry concession at Port of Augusta

Valletta, Malta (Ports Europe) February 23, 2022 – The Port of Augusta in Sicily has issued a concession to operate a high-speed ferry service between...

Port of Augusta to receive loan from Cassa Depositi e Prestiti

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) January 3, 2022 – Investment bank Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (Cdp) has granted a €53 million loan to Autorita’...

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