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Palermo port signs development contract with the city

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) November 14, 2022 – Palermo port has signed a development contract with the city to improve the balance between the...

Grimaldi launches new Ro-Pax service between Naples and Palermo

Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) October 14, 2022 – The Grimaldi Group launches a new Naples-Palermo service for the transport of passengers and freight. From...

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

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

Fincantieri Palermo shipyard starts work on Qatar contract

The keel laying of the amphibious vessel (LPD – Landing Platform Dock) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval...

Port of Palermo starts process for the development of the waterfront

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) May 11, 2022 – Port of Palermo has started the process to award contracts for the development of the waterfront. The...

Port of Palermo inaugurates new cruise terminal

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) May 4, 2022 – The Port of Palermo has inaugurated a new cruise terminal which is part of a wider development of the...

Ports of Gela and Licata joins the Port Authority of the Western Sicily

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) April 8, 2022 – The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has signed an agreement for the ports...

Are Chinese companies interested in Italy’s Port of Palermo?

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) December 22, 2021 – In the last month, various reports have suggested that China may be looking at the Sicilian port...

Work starts on developing Palermo port’s shipbuilding facilities

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) December 16, 2021 – There has been a start on the construction of ​​the second lot of the shipbuilding district...

Port of Trapani set to open new cruise terminal

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) December 6, 2021 – This Friday, the Port of Trapani plans to inaugurate its new Passenger Cruise Terminal of the...

Italy to identify three pilot projects for mobility

The Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition and the Minister for Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility are involved in the...

Fincantieri’s Palermo shipyard to build naval ship for Qatar

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) October 11, 2021 – The Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri SpA has reported that a vessel commissioned by the Qatar...

Port of Gela joins AdSP del Mare di Sicilia Occidentale (Palermo) and looks towards energy developments

Augusta, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) September 8, 2021 – The Ministry of Infrastructures and Sustainable Mobility has ruled that the Sicilian Port of...

Port of Palermo sees near +5% rise in first half cargo traffic

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) August 12, 2021 – In the first half of 2021 the port of Palermo handled 3.64 million tons of goods, an increase of...

MSC Cruises and Costa Crociere form new company to operate Sicilian passenger terminals

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) August 2, 2021 – MSC Cruises and Costa Cruises have set bup a 50/50 jint venture to manage passenger terminals at...

Port of Palermo welcomes first extra large cruise ship

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) June 21, 2021 – The Sammuzzo pier in Palermo port has welcomed Costa Deliziosa cruise ship, the first such vessel...

Vulcano Shipyard wins auction for floating docks in Port of Palermo

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) May 17, 2021 – The local Vulcano Shipyard srl has won the auction for the purchase of the two floating docks,...