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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).

In the first half of 2022, the Port of Taranto handled cargo of 7.70 million tons, down -9.5%

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) August 9, 2022 – In the first half of 2022, the Port of Taranto handled a total of 7.70 million tons of goods, down -9.5%...

Kalmar and Yilport sign new order for mobile equipment solutions

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 5, 2022 – Kalmar and Yilport sign new order for 27 units of mobile lifting equipment for Yilport terminals. The...

Global Ports Holding Plc – Financial results for year ended 31 March 2022

London, United Kingdom (PortSEurope) July 29, 2022 – Global Ports Holding Plc (GPH), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator,...

Port of Taranto plans to invest in cold ironing

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) July 20, 2022 – The Port of Taranto plans to invest in cold ironing equipment for its docks. A tender has been issued for...

Port of Taranto returns improved April cargo figure

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) June 21, 2022 – The Port of Taranto returned to positive cargo numbers in April 2022, after a negative first quarter. April...

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...

Port of Taranto rejects Yilport business plan

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) June 2, 2022 – The Port Authority of the Ionian Sea-Port of Taranto (AdSP) has rejected a revised business plan from...

Port of Taranto has reported total cargo traffic of 1.44 million tons in March 2022, a decrease of -11.9%

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) May 5, 2022 – The Southern port of Taranto has reported total cargo traffic of 1.44 million tons in March 2022, a decrease...

Yilport presents new industrial plan for Taranto container terminal

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) May 5, 2022 – Yilport, the concessionaire of Taranto’s San Cataldo Container Terminal (SCCT), has presented the new...

Norwegian ambassador to Italy visits the Beleolico plant, Taranto

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) May 4, 2022 – The Norwegian ambassador to Italy, Johan Vibe, yesterday visited the Beleolico plant, the first marine wind...

Port of Taranto signs agreement with Agenzia Pugliapromozione

The Port of Taranto and Agenzia Pugliapromozione have signed a three-year cooperation agreement to jointly work on promoting the port and the region –...

Intesa Sanpaolo signs agreement with Ports of Bari and Taranto

Intesa Sanpaolo has signed an agreement with the Port System Authority of the Southern Adriatic Sea (Bari, Brindisi, Manfredonia, Barletta and Monopoli) and...

Yilport Taranto hosts inauguration of the Mediterranean’s first offshore wind farm

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) April 26, 2022 – Yilport Taranto has hosted the inauguration of the Mediterranean’s first offshore wind farm, located...

Intesa Sanpaolo works with southern Italian port authorities

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) April 8, 2022 – Intesa Sanpaolo has signed an agreement with two southern port authorities to develop port activities and that...

Port of Taranto sets April date to raise concession and traffic concerns

Taranto, Italy (PortSEurope) March 31, 2022 – On April 11, 2022, the Port Authority of Taranto will meet with concessionaire Yilport and the FiltCgil,...

Port of Taranto sees January cargo handled down -31%

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2022 – The Port of Taranto has published cargo numbers for January 2022, which shows total cargo handled of 1.03...

Port of Taranto hosts Italy’s first offshore wind turbine

Taranto, Italy (Ports Europe) February 9, 2022 – Located within the Port of Taranto, work on the first first offshore wind turbine in Italy, and the...

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