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La Spezia

La Spezia is a seaport in Northwest Italy overlooking the northern Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a natural port that offers many advantages for maritime and land transport. It is one of the most important commercial ports in the Mediterranean and one of the strategic nodes in the European Union’s TEN-T Core network, the central trans-European transport network, as the core port of the priority Scandinavia-Mediterranean Corridor. It is managed by Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (AdSP – Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority).

La Spezia port to complete electrification of docks by 2025

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) June 5, 2017 – La Spezia port docks will be completely electrified by 2025, allowing the reduction of the carbon dioxide (CO2)...

La Spezia Container Terminal reports improved container throughput in 2017

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) May 21, 2017 –  La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) has recorded its largest ever result in container throughput in the...

Italy’s Cemat starts operating La Spezia-Padua dry ports fast railway corridor

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) May 10, 2017 – Italian transport company Cemat S.p.a. has started operating the fast track railway corridor connecting La...

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...

La Spezia port looks at unified logistics system

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) May 3, 2017 – Port institutions and operators are due to meet at the port today to discuss the possible future of a...

Event – Transport Logistics – Munich, May 9-12, 2017

Munich, Germany (PortSEurope) May 3,2017 – “transport logistics” is the world’s leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and...

Contship expands Hannibal rail services

Milan, Italy (Ports Europe) April 15, 2017 – Hannibal, the multimodal transport operating division of the Contship Italia Group, is expanding with a...

Eastern Ligurian Sea Port System approves sale of shares in Discovery company

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) April 3, 2017 – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure Orientale (Eastern Ligurian Sea Port System) held its first...

Eurogate Intermodal reinforces south-east services to Istanbul

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) March 28, 2017 – Eurogate Intermodal (EGIM) is expanding its intermodal transport network and reinforcing Munich as a hub...

Israel’s Zim to introduce new network of transatlantic services in April

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) March 21, 2017 – Israeli company Zim Integrated Shipping Services plans to introduce its new network of transatlantic...

Coal, steel traffic disappearing from Ligurian ports

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) March 20, 2017 – Declining maritime freight rates, the closure of coal-fired power plants, industrial transformation: the...

AFLAS Awards 2017 – La Spezia Container Terminal nominated for “Best Container Terminal in Europe”

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2017 – Contship has announced that La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) has been nominated for the Best...

Police suspend dredging at La Spezia port

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) February 27, 2017 – Italian Police and the La Spezia harbourmaster have again suspended dredging at Molo Fornelli dock at...

Eurogate reports container handling volumes hold up well in 2016

Bremen, Germany (Ports Europe) February 6, 2017 – Eurogate has reported container volumes for 2016. In the just completed financial year 2016, the...

Contship Italia Group 2016 results

Milan, Italy, February 2, 2017 – Contship Italia Group has released details of its 2016 group results. Contship Italia Group’s container terminal...

Event – BiLOG Logistics and Maritime Forum

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 24, 2017 – Piacenza’s mayor, Paolo Dosi and the President of Eastern Liguria Sea Port Authority, Carla...

Liguria Court dismisses appeals against La Spezia infrastructure projects

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 16, 2017 – Liguria region’s Administrative Court has considered “unfounded” the request by...

Event – La Spezia port to attend Berlin Fruit Logistica

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 10, 2017 – The Port of La Spezia will attend Fruit Logistica exhibition in Berlin February 8-10, 2017, as part of...

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