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Taranto

The Port of Taranto is located on the inner heal of southeastern Italy, is one of the first in Italy for goods traffic and plays an important role commercially and strategically on the Mediterranean Sea. It is operated by Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mar Ionio (AdSP – Port Authority of the Ionian Sea-Port of Taranto).

Ferretti seeks new investor for Port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) May 8, 2024 – The Ferretti Group is looking among its suppliers for a company willing to take over the project from which...

Port of Taranto identifies areas to develop wind energy

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) May 7, 2024 – The Management Committee of the Ionian Sea Port System Authority held an extraordinary meeting on May 3 to...

Port of Taranto handled 2.66 mln tonnes of cargo in Q1 24, -15.1%

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) May 5, 2024 – In the first quarter of 2024, the port of Taranto handled 2.66 million tonnes of cargo, down -15.1% compared...

Ferretti confirms Taranto port withdrawal, what next?

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 25, 2024 – The luxury group Ferretti has confirmed its withdrawal from a proposed development of the former Belleli...

Kailia floating offshore wind project, Puglia: EIA submitted

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Last month, Renantis and BlueFloat Energy submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process for...

Rome seeks port interest in offshore wind power development

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) April 18, 2024 – The Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security has requested expressions of interest from the port...

Taranto port unions seek urgent meeting with the Ministry of Transport

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024—Taranto port trade unions Filt CGIL, Fit CISL and Uiltrasporti UIL have sent a formal request for a meeting with...

Port of Taranto sees cargo down -7.8% in first two months

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) April 5, 2024 – In January-February 2024, the Port of Taranto handled 1.9 million tonnes of cargo, down -7.8% on the same...

Port of Taranto to proceed with Belleli yard area investment

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 22, 2024 – Despite the withdrawal of Ferretti from taking over the former Belleli yard, the port authority plans to...

Ferretti group ends interest in Taranto port facility

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 4, 2024 – The luxury yachting group Ferretti has announced the termination of its interest in the former Belleli Yard...

New grid-scale offshore hybrid wind-solar project off Taranto, Italy

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 1, 2024 – SolarDuck, Green Arrow Capital and New Developments s.r.l. have agreed to collaborate on the development of...

Becce is new CEO Of San Cataldo Container Terminal, Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Alessandro Becce has been appointed the new CEO of San Cataldo Container Terminal, Taranto, part of the...

Port of Taranto cruise season starts April 17

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – The 2024 cruise season in the port of Taranto will run from April 17 to October 9. A total of 45 calls...

Ferretti Spa set for Port of Taranto development

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Ferretti Spa is set to develop a new industrial facility in the Port of Taranto. This was announced by...

Spinelli sells Fantuzzi Reggiane MHC6000 harbour crane to Peyrani

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) January 24, 2024 – More ports turn to used cranes and other lifting equipment to save money. Genoa-based port operator...

The Vestas group could return to the port of Taranto

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – The Vestas group could return to the port of Taranto and plans to apply for the concession to acquire...

Taranto port starts new service to transport refrigerated containers

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 8, 2024 – The Port of Taranto port started a new service to transport refrigerated containers. An agreement has...

Port of Taranto issues new breakwater contract

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 4, 2024 – The Port Authority has awarded the contract for the construction of the new breakwater in the port of...

Port of Taranto drafts strategic planning document, DPSS

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) December 20, 2023 – The Port of Taranto has contracted the company TPS Pro srl to draft a System Strategic Planning Document...

New lifting equipment for Taranto port

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) December 11, 2023 – The subsidiary terminal company Ecologica has purchased an Italgru IMHC 2120 crane for the port of...

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