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Gioia Tauro

The Port of Gioia Tauro is a large seaport in southwest Italy and the largest port in Italy for container throughput. Gioia Tauro is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, on the Tyrrhenian coast. It has an important port, situated along the route connecting Suez to Gibraltar, one of the busiest maritime corridors in the world. The port is managed by Autorità di Sistema Portuale dei Mari Tirreno Meridionale e Ionio (AdSP – Southern Tyrrhenian and Ionian Seas) which also manages the smaller ports of Corigliano, Crotone, Palmi and Vibo Valentia.

Container Port Performance Index 2024 – Top Italian ports – Ranking

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) June 10, 2024 – The World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence have published the fourth edition of Container Port...

Port of Gioia Tauro to expand Ro-Ro capacity

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – The Superior Council of Public Works has approved a functional technical change to the master plan of...

285 kilos of cocaine seized in Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) June 4, 2024 – 266 bricks of cocaine were found hidden in bags of pellet fuel in a warehouse in Gioia Tauro. The...

Fake bananas with 250 kg of cocaine seized in Gioia Tauro port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) May 10, 2024 – More than 250 kg of cocaine was seized in Italy’s Mediterranean port of Gioia Tauro on May 8 in a load of...

Port of Gioia Tauro is a possible site for LNG regasification terminal

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – The Port of Gioia Tauro has been suggested as a potential site for a regasification terminal. The...

MSC enhances its Batumi – Gioia Tauro service

Batumi, Georgia (Ports Europe) April 9, 2024 – Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT), part of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI)...

MSC holds talks with Port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe)- April 5, 2024 – MSC – Mediterranean Shipping Company owner Gianluigi Aponte and President Andrea Agostinelli,...

Guardia di Finanza find 150kg cocaine in Port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) April 2, 2024 – On March 15, 2024, the Guardia di Finanza confiscated 150kg of cocaine inside a container at the Port...

Baker Hughes sign contract for facility in Port of Corigliano Calabro, Calabria

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) February 27, 2024 – The Iocal subsidiary of Baker Hughes, a U.S. industrial company, Nuovo Pignone has signed a...

Port of Gioia Tauro issues tender for dock electrification

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) February 26, 2024 – A tender for over 14.5 million euros has been issued for the executive design and execution of the...

Ports of Gioia Tauro and Tanger Med talk cooperation

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) February 21, 2024 – The honorary consul of the Kingdom of Morocco for the Calabria Region, Domenico Naccari, has met...

Automar links HQ and Gioia Tauro with new railway service

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 25, 2024 – Automar, owner of the car terminal in the port of Gioia Tauro, has launched a new railway service...

Luxury cars seized by police in Port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 18, 2024 – The Port of Gioia Tauro appears to be a focal in the smuggling operation of luxury cars from Canada...

Ecuadorean cocaine goes to smaller European ports

Guayaquil, Ecuador (Ports Europe) January 12, 2024 – As cartels and crime syndicates flock to Ecuador for cocaine trade profits, its murder rate has...

Red Sea cargo transit sees sharp fall

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) January 12, 2024 – Since October 2023, Houthi rebels have been attacking shipping in the Red Sea. The Houthis support...

Port of Gioia Tauro set container handling record

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 5, 2024 – The Port of Gioia Tauro handled 3.54 million containers (TEU) in 2023. This is a container handling...

Libera published report on crime and Italian ports

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) December 18, 2023 – The Libera organization has published a report on the relationship between crime and ports in Italy in...

Port of Gioia Tauro has opened the western quay for tugboats

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) November 17, 2023 – The Port of Gioia Tauro has inaugurated the western quay which is dedicated to tugboat services....

EU is working on a measure to protect the port of Gioia Tauro

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) November 15, 2023 – The European Union (EU) is working on a measure to protect the port of Gioia Tauro from the...

Baker Hughes to invest in Calabria ports

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) October 26, 2023 – The U.S. energy and technology company, Baker Hughes, will invest in Calabria, in the ports of...

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