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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.

Top container ports in the EU in 2022

Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Ports Europe) June 5, 2023 – Most EU ports handled less containers in 2022, compared to 2021. The Q1 2023 TEU results of the top...

Huge cocaine haul found in Port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) May 16, 2023 – Media reports say that police in Italy have seized 2.7 tons of cocaine hidden among 78 tons of bananas in...

Italian seaports’ cargo returns to pre-Covid levels

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) May 3, 2023 – Italian seaports handled a total of 490.1 million tons of goods, up +1.8% on 2021, +10.4% on 2020 and just below...

Port of Gioia Tauro to receive state funds for dock electrification

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) April 17, 2023 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has agreed to provide funds for the electrification of a...

Automar set to expand in Port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) March 13, 2023 – Automar S.p.A is set to expand its premises in the Port of Gioia Tauro. Automar S.p.A. is a leading...

Gioia Tauro’s MCT receives three mega cranes

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) February 13, 2023 – The MedCenter Container Terminal (MCT) in the port of Gioia Tauro has received three mega cranes...

MSC to restart DRAGON service

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) February 10, 2023 – MSC is to restart its DRAGON service that will connect Asia to Israel, Italy and South of France, and...

Terminal operators seek more space in Gioia Port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 24, 2023 – Terminal operators are seeking more space for cargo in Gioia Port, according to Andrea Agostinelli,...

Port of Gioia Tauro handles 17 ships concurrently

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 3, 2023 – Yesterday, at 0800 in the Port of Gioia Tauro, 17 ships docked concurrently. Gioia Tauro is...

Italy: Top 10 container ports by TEU traffic – Jan-Sep 2022

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) December 16, 2022 – Assoporti, the Italian ports organisation, has published total cargo figures for January-September 2022,...

Port of Gioia Tauro to have fast cargo rail link with Veneto interport

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) December 13, 2022 – The Port of Gioia Tauro is to have fast cargo rail link with the Padua-Veneto Interport. The plan...

Italy must have more LNG regasifiers – Eni

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) December 11, 2022 – Italy must have more regasifiers for liquefied natural gas (LNG). This is the view of Claudio Descalzi,...

Port of Gioia Tauro reduces anchorage fees

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) December 2, 2022 – To support the growth of port traffic the Port of Gioia Tauro is to reduce anchorage fees. The...

Ranking: Italian container terminal TEU traffic 2019-2021

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) November 24, 2022 – Fedespedi, the national federation of international shipping companies, has published its study...

Fedespedi publishes “Container terminals in Italy: an economic-financial analysis”

Milan, Italy (PortSEurope) November 23, 2022 – Fedespedi, the national federation of international shipping companies, has published its study...

Port of Gioia Tauro reports improved 10-month cargo traffic

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) November 7, 2022 – The Port of Gioia Tauro reported improved 10-month cargo traffic, with both containers and automotive...

Port of Gioia Tauro to open terminal port rail link

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) September 5, 2022 – The Port of Gioia Tauro is to open a terminal port rail link meaning that the car terminal operated...

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