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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.

Gioia Tauro set for special economic zone (ZES)

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) December 8, 2017 – Gioia Tauro port, in the Reggio Calabria region, has received initial approval to set up a special...

Gioia Tauro port’s container traffic declines 11% y/y in Jan-Sep 2017

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) November 20, 2017 – Gioia Tauro port’s container traffic declined by 11% on the year in the first nine months of 2017,...

Messina port to join Sicily’s special economic zone

Messina, Italy (PortSEurope) November 2, 2017 – Italy’s government plans to include Messina port in the special economic zone (SEZ) that it plans...

Calabrian pleasure boat companies set up association

Cosenza, Italy (Ports Europe) October 12, 2017 – Calabrian pleasure boats companies have set up an association, named Confapi Nautica, that will represent...

Italy’s poor intermodal capacity limits MoS competitiveness

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) September 19, 2017 – Given its advantageous geographical location in the Mediterranean, Italy should represent a hub for...

Italian government to launch special economic zone at Gioia Tauro port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) September 18, 2107 – The Italian government plans to set up a special economic zone at Gioia Tauro port, due to its crucial...

Calabria regional government to support port development

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) August 31, 2017 – Calabria regional government president Mario Oliverio has said the investment in the development of...

Messina highlights concerns over new authority

Messina, Italy (Ports Europe) August 1, 2017 – The Commissione Territorio e Ambiente dell’Ars (Territorial and Environment Commission of the Ars) has...

Puglia and Sicily considered for special economic zones

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) July 24, 2017 – Puglia and Sicily are being considered at locations for special economic zones under discussion be the...

Gioia Tauro port approves balance sheet for 2016

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) June 27, 2017 – Gioia Tauro port has given the green light to the balance sheet for 2016, which was closed with a surplus of...

The new Italian port authority system explained

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – On September 2, 2016, new legislation on the Italian Port Authority (AdSP) was issued, regulating not only the...

Italian infrastructure ministry signs framework agreement for development of Gioia Tauro port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) June 16, 2017 – Italian Infrastructure Ministry has signed a framework agreement to boost the recovery of Gioia Tauro port...

Italy completes list of presidents of new port authorities

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) May 30, 2017 – The last three names of presidents of Italian port system authorities have been announced, Transport Minister...

South European maritime ports freight and passenger statistics

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) May 5, 2017 – The latest (2015) available statistical data on freight handling and passenger traffic in ports in...

Gioia Tauro container terminal MCT employees block port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) April 13, 2017 – Medcenter Container Terminal (MCT) employees have blocked Gioia Tauro port to protest against the plans...

Eurogate Group presents its results for the 2016 financial year

Bremen, Germany (Ports Europe) April 6, 2017 – EUROGATE Group today presented its results for the 2016 financial year – expansive business...

Trade unions, MCT representatives discuss downsizing plan at Gioia Tauro port

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) March 13, 2017 – Representatives of Italian trade union Sul has held a meeting with the management of Medcenter...

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