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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).

Italy’s Zeta System eyes operation of Taranto port container terminal

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) November 22, 2017 – Italian company Zeta System SpA has expressed interest in the operation of the container terminal at...

Graziano Delrio supports Taranto-Matera Special Economic Zone

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) September 28, 2017 – “The ZES (Special Economic Zone) Taranto-Matera seems to me a great idea”, said Minister...

Puglia aims for two Special Economic Zones

Bari, Italy (Ports Europe) September 26, 2017 – A working table chaired by Michele Mazzarano was set up this morning at the Department for Economic...

Taranto Port Workers Agency set up to support workforce

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) September 9, 2017 – Taranto Port Workers Agency Srl has been established at the port to support port employment and...

Assoporti attends Seatrade Europe event in Hamburg

Rome, Italy (Ports Europe) September 8, 2017 –  Assoporti, the Italian Port Association, attended the Seatrade Europe event in Hamburg to promote...

Puglia and Sicily considered for special economic zones

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) July 24, 2017 – Puglia and Sicily are being considered at locations for special economic zones under discussion be the...

Taranto port to open 600m of overhauled quay

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) July 12, 2017 – On July 27, Italy’s Minister for the South and Territorial Cohesion, Claudio De Vincenti, will officially...

The new Italian port authority system explained

Rome, Italy (PortSEurope) June 25, 2017 – On September 2, 2016, new legislation on the Italian Port Authority (AdSP) was issued, regulating not only the...

TEN-T – Connecting Europe – Core network corridors

Brussels, Belgium (PortSEurope) June 19, 2017 – TEN-T (Trans-European Transport Networks) envisages coordinated improvements to primary roads, railways,...

Consortium completes dredging at Taranto port

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) June 8, 2017 – The consortium of Consorzio Stabile Grandi Lavori S.C.R.L., Ottomano Ing. Carmine & C. S.A.S. and Favellato...

New general secretary of Port System in the Ionian Sea appointed

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) April 30, 2017 – Dr. Fulvio Lino Di Blasio, currently Director at Ernst & Young Financial Business Advisors SpA, has...

EU funding worth €48 million is available to ports in Apulia

Bari, Italy (Ports Europe) March 27, 2017 – The Councillor for Infrastructure and Public Works of Apulia region, Giovanni Giannini, has presented a...

Italy’s Grimaldi to focus on mainland cabotage

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 10, 2017 – Italian shipping group Grimaldi plans to focus its development strategy on “mainland...

Italian Navy to transfer dock at Taranto harbour to port authority

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 10, 2017 – The Italian Navy plans to transfer the ownership of its dock at Taranto port to the institution managing...

Liebherr delivers equipment to Italian ports

Monfalcone, Italy (Ports Europe) February 7, 2017 – Liebherr has said that it has delivered a LHM 550 crane to Compagnia Portuale, in Monfalcone and two...

Taranto port starts dredging works

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 25, 2017 – The Port Authority of the Ionian Sea System has started the project for the dredging of 2.3 million cu m...

Svimez calls for launch of special economic zones at Gioia Tauro, Taranto ports

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) January 17, 2017 – Italian association for the economic development of southern Italy, Associazione per lo sviluppo...

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