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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).

Italy: Ranking – Top container ports – January-June 2022

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) September 6, 2022 – Assoporti, the Italian port association, has reported cargo figures for the first half of 2022, including...

Port of La Spezia sees increased cargo traffic in first half of 2022

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) August 5, 2022 – In January-June 2022, the ports of Eastern Liguria handled a total of 9.5 million tons of goods, an...

Port of La Spezia signed improved agreement with Contship

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) August 1, 2022 – The Port of La Spezia has signed an improved agreement with Contship to continue developing La Spezia...

Port of La Spezia issues tender for new cruise ship pier

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) July 7, 2022 – The Port of La Spezia has issued a tender for the construction of a new cruise ship pier on Calata Paita....

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...

EUROKAI sees increased TEU throughput in Q1 2022

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) May 11, 2022 – In the first three months of 2022, terminal operator EUROKAI reported TEU handling of 3.12. million TEU,...

Fast rail corridor of RHM between La Spezia Container Terminal and Terminal Italia Marzaglia

Morelli (RHM): “This is the third fast corridor for Contship Italia. In this way we increase the competitiveness of our ports” – March 31, 2022...

IPCSA welcomes the Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority as its newest member

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) has expanded its membership once again by welcoming Autorita’di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ligure...

Sanlorenzo Shipyard reassures on exposure to Russian customers

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) April 3, 2022 – Luxury yachtmaker Sanlorenzo S.p.A. has published a press release stating that its exposure to Russian...

Port of Livorno has signed an agreement with the Tarros group for the development of Terminal del Golfo

La Spezia, Italy (PortSEurope) April 1, 2022 – The Port of Livorno has signed an agreement with the Tarros group for the development of Terminal del...

AdSP del Mar Ligure Orientale (La Spezia) takes stake in Piacenza Expo

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 8, 2022 – The Port Authority managing La Spezia has invested €100,000 in Piacenza Expo, equivalent to 100,000...

Trade exchanges between the ports of La Spezia and Casablanca benefit from European project FENIX

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) March 2, 2022 – Circle Spa reports that trade exchanges between the ports of La Spezia and Morocco’s...

Swissterminal opens new Austrian link with southern European port connections

Vienna, Austria (Ports Europe) February 8, 2022 – Swissterminal Group is to open an intermodal rail connection to Wolfurt in Austria with onward...

Port of La Spezia improves 2021 cargo traffic

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) February 1, 2022 – The Ports of La Spezia and Marina di Carrara have reported improved cargo traffic for 2021. The ports...

Fincantieri Muggiano shipyard in La Spezia start submarine production work

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) January 12, 2022 – Fincantieri has started production activities for the first of two new-generation submarines, as part...

La Spezia inland port of Santo Stefano Magra to be included in core TEN-T network

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) December 30, 2021 – The La Spezia inland port of Santo Stefano Magra is to be included as a rail-road terminal of the...

Port of La Spezia discusses development with Tarros group

La Spezia, Italy (Ports Europe) December 30, 2021 – An agreement is expected to be signed in the next few days between the Tarros Group and Autorita’di...

Tarros group adds Port of Genoa to Libya service

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) November 19, 2021 – The Tarros group, a leading container freight company, is adding the Port of Genoa to its Italia Libia...

EUROKAI reports improved Jan-Sep 2021 TEU statistics

Hamburg, Germany (PortSEurope) November 17, 2021 – In the period January-September 2021, the EUROKAI Group handled 9.25 million TEUs, up +15.3% on the...

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...

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