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Messina

Messina is a city on the Northeast corner of Sicily on the Strait of Messina opposite Reggio Calabria. the port is operated by Autorità di Sistema Portuale dello Stretto (AdSP – Strait).

Italy’s Bluferries adds €14.5 million ship to its fleet

Messina, Italy (PortSEurope) October 24, 2018 – Italian ferry company Bluferries has invested €14.5 million ($16.5 million) to expand its fleet by adding...

Bluferries takes over Messina-Reggio Calabria ports passenger service

Messina, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) October 1, 2018 – Starting today, the Bluferries shipping company will operate a fast passenger service across the...

Italy creates 16th port authority – Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale dello Stretto di Messina (AdSP – Strait of Messina Port Authority)

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) September 7, 2018 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, at the instigation of Minister Danilo Toninelli, will...

Italy’s Assoporti presents business opportunities in South Korea

Messina, Italy (PortSEurope) June 22, 2018 – Italian ports association Assoporti has participated in the “InvestInItaly” conference organised by the...

Call for Messina as its own port system

Messina, Italy (PortSEurope) June 6, 2018 – Under recent government port reform, Messina port (Sicily) was included in Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale...

Tremestieri port’s dredging to start soon

Tremestieri, Italy (PortSEurope) April 27, 2018 – After more than three months of requests, the dredging of the port of Tremestieri was approved. At the...

Debora Serracchiani calls for protection of Italian port system from EU tax demand

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 19, 2018 – Deputy of the Democratic Party, Debora Serracchiani, has called for the government to protect the...

Sicily ports join forces to exchange know-how

Palermo, Italy (Ports Europe) March 30, 2018 – The port authorities of the Italian island of Sicily have signed a cooperation agreement to guarantee the...

Italy’s CIPE to invest €26 million in Messina port 

Messina, Italy (Ports Europe) March 30, 2018 – Italy’s Interministerial Committee for Economic Planning CIPE (Il Comitato Interministeriale per la...

Sicilian ports still showing low cruise passenger numbers

Catania, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) March 28, 2018 – After fluctuating numbers last year, the Sicilian cruise industry is forecasting improved...

Sicilian port authorities look at synergy opportunities

Messina, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) March 27, 2018 – A meeting will take place tomorrow of the two Sicilian port system authorities to establish a...

Mayor of Reggio Calabria to join National Conference of Coordination of Port Authorities

Reggio Calabria, Italy (Ports Europe) March 12, 2018 – The mayor of Reggio Calabria, Giuseppe Falcomatà, has been designated as the ANCI (Associazione...

Italian government allocates funds to port authorities

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2018 – To give concrete form to one of the principles of the New Code of Contracts, the Government has made...

Capitale Messina VP supports independent port authority

Messina, Sicily, Italy (Ports Europe) February 26, 2018 – Gianfranco Salmeri, vice president of Capitale Messina, continues to support a new port...

Messina port concerned about future role

Messina, Italy (Ports Europe) February 13, 2018 – Concern has been raised by Admiral Gian Francesco Cremonini, for almost ten years director of the...

Messina port in dispute with Gioia Tauro

Gioia Tauro, Italy (PortSEurope) January 18, 2018 – The crisis of the port of Gioia Tauro is likely to materialise in Messina, whose port authority does...

Better rail connections in Sicily thanks to Cohesion policy investments

Palermo, Italy (PortSEurope) November 29, 2017 – Over €105 million ($124.51 million) from the European Regional Development Fund is invested in the...

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