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Corsica Linea gets contract to operate services linking mainland France to Corsica

Bastia, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) June 28, 2019 – Corsica’s government has assigned to the shipping company Corsica Linea the contract to ensure...

Corsican port workers strike blocks Bastia harbour on June 23

Bastia, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) June 24, 2019 – A strike of Corsican port workers paralysed the port of Bastia for the whole day on June 23. The...

Corsica ports’ ferry traffic to Italy, mainland France declines in 2018

Bastia, France (PortSEurope) May 2, 2019 – Corsican ports handled a total of 1.37 million ferry passengers on services to Italy in 2018, down 1.5%, according...

Moby Lines to halt Bastia-Nice line

Nice, France (PortSEurope) November 29, 2018 – Italian shipping company Moby Lines plans to cease the service between the ports of Nice and Bastia at the...

Bastia hosts European BlueConnect project meeting

Bastia, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) October 26, 2018 – A forum took place this week within the framework of the European BlueConnect project...

La Méridionale experiments LNG electrical supply for its ships at Corsican ports

Ajaccio, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) September 21, 2018 – Marseille-based La Méridionale SA, a French passenger and freight shipping company, is...

Toulon meeting discusses telematization of Sardinian ports

Toulon, France (PortSEurope) April 19, 2018 – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Di Sardegna (AdSP – Sardinian Sea Port Authority) is...

Corsica Linea to use onshore power supply in Marseille port

Marseille, France (PortSEurope) February 6, 2018 – Corsica Linea (Corsica Lines ferry company) has announced that three ships in its fleet will use a...

Cruise ship pollution continues in the Mediterranean

Ajaccio, Corsica (PortSEurope) August 24, 2017 – The evidence is seen in the form of black streaks on the facades of the buildings and illnesses caused...

Corsica Ferries sees increased traffic

Bastia, Corsica (PortSEurope) August 23, 2017 – For two years, Corsica Ferries has been offering routes from Nice, Toulon, or from Italy and arriving in...

Corsica to compensate carriers who distribute traffic across ports

Ajaccio, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) July 14, 2017 – Office des Transports de la Corse (Transport Office of Corsica), in partnership with the...

Corsica Linea prospers with Marseille connections

Ajaccio, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – Twelve months ago, Corsica Linea took up the challenge of crossing the Mediterranean with precise...

Bastia sees reduced passenger traffic in 2016

Bastia, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) April 4, 2017 – The number of passengers passing through the four airports on the island rose in February to...

Corsica Ferries executives to acquire Lota family’s stake

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

Bastia evaluates port pollution levels

Bastia, Corsica, France (PortSEurope) March 5, 2017 – In order to address local concerns about pollution generated by activities at the port of...

Ship circles for 24 hours off Bastia port due to poor weather conditions

Bastia, France (PortSEurope) January 24, 2017 – A total of 163 passengers were stranded in a ship off Bastia, Corsica, for 24 hours. The Mega Smeralda...