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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.

Port of Gioia Tauro increases TEU handling by over 15%

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) August 9, 2022 – In the first seven months of 2022, the port of Gioia Tauro handled 2,003,388 TEUs, growth of +15.3%....

RFI acquires rail assets in the port of Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) August 4, 2022 – Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) has acquired the rail assets of the port of Gioia Tauro in the Calabria...

Italian ports targeted by Russian cyber hackers

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) June 7, 2022 – Italian ports have been targeted by “Legion”, an offshoot of the pro-Russian activist...

Region Calabria takes ownership of Gioia Tauro port railway connection

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) May 11, 2022 – Region Calabria has taken ownership of the railway connection between the stations of Rosarno and San...

Global Ports Holding signs concession agreement for Crotone port, Italy

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) April 14, 2022 – Turkey’s Global Ports Holding (GPH) has signed a concession agreement for Crotone port in...

Italian ports look to benefit from government strategy to reduce gas imports from Russia

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) March 24, 2022 – The Italian government is exploring two extra liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification facilities. This is...

Gioia Tauro is Italy’s top transshipment port in 2021

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) March 18, 2022 – The southern port of Gioia Tauro was Italy’s top transshipment port in 2021. The port handled...

Assoporti and SRM have published Port Infographics 1/2022

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) February 3, 2022 – Assoporti and SRM have published Port Infographics 1/2022, a newsletter with statistics and updated data on...

Port of Gioia Tauro to extend port concessions by two years

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 11, 2022 – The managing administration of the Port of Gioia Tauro is to increase the duration of the maritime...

Port of Gioia Tauro to build border control area for foods

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) January 6, 2022 – Work has started in the Port of Gioia Tauro on the construction of a multi-functional border control...

Cruise terminal of port of Crotone to be managed by Port Operation Holding srl

Crotone, Italy (PortSEurope) December 21, 2021 – The cruise terminal of the port of Crotone it will be managed by Port Operation Holding srl, a...

In the first nine months of 2021 Italian ports handled a total of 345.9 million tons of cargo, up + 9.5%

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) December 9, 2021 – The Italian port association Assoporti has reported that in the first nine months of 2021 Italian ports...

Port of Vibo Marina seeks investment from Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) November 29, 2021 – The mayor of Vibo Valentia, Maria Limardo, has visited President Andrea Agostinelli of Autorità di...

Italian container terminals: an economic-financial analysis – Federspedi Study Center

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) November 5, 2021 – Federspedi Study Center has published its report Container terminals in Italy: an economic-financial...

Port of Gioia Tauro to extend period of fee reductions

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) October 22, 2021 – The Port of Gioia Tauro has extended the reduction in concession fees, due for the year 2021, to last...

Gioia Tauro’s Medcenter to receive €6.2 million from Invitalia

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) October 19, 2021 – Invitalia, the National Development Agency, is to provide a grant of €6.2 million ($7.2 million) to...

Ranking: Top 10 Italian ports – Cargo traffic – First semester 2021

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) October 3, 2021 – In the first half of 2021, Gioia Tauro was the leading port in Italy by cargo volumes, of 18.09 million...

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