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Coronavirus

PSA Genova Pra’ to introduce container surcharge

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) January 10, 2022 – Many ports globally are being blocked by the increasing number of containers (TEU) stored at their...

Covid-19: in the third quarter of 2021 road traffic and sea and air traffic for goods only return to pre-crisis levels – report

Struttura Tecnica di Missione (STM) has produced a report on Italian cargo transport levels, comparing to pre-Covid levels – November 16, 2021 The...

Port of Trieste issues statement on Green Pass action

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) October 19, 2021 – Last Friday, the authorities introduced rules, the Green Pass, requiring all workers either to show proof...

Fundación Valenciaport launches a new advisory service on pandemic management in ports

Valencia – 09.09.2021. Keeping ports functioning during a pandemic is vitally important. Ports ensure that medical supplies, food, fuel, raw materials...

Ege Port – Kuşadası welcomes the return of the cruises ship business

Kuşadası, Turkey (PortSEurope) September 3, 2021 – The Aegean Sea port of Ege Port Kusadasi has welcomed its first cruise ship visit of the season...

EU ship traffic fell by 10% in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

European Maritime Safety Agency – June 15, 2021 Nearly one in every five ships worldwide sails under a European Union (EU) Member State flag, and the EU...

Valenciaport establishes a COVID-19 security protocol at the Baleària terminal for end-of-course trips

València, June 9, 2021 – The Valencia Port Authority (APV) and the Baleària company have established a joint protocol before the departure and entry...

PSTF 2021 digital tables global cruise industry issues as Greek, Cypriot and Israeli ports prepare to welcome passengers back

The chief executives of some of the world’s biggest cruise lines will participate in the first virtual panel discussion that will kick off the 6th Posidonia...

Atlantic Vigo Cruise Terminal: First terminal in Europe to obtain the biological risk control certification

During this cessation of activity due to the pandemic, which has severely affected the cruise sector, the shipping companies have taken advantage of this time...

Greening the Fleet – actions and potentials in the inland waterway and short sea shipping transport sector

The global economy has been suffering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic for the better part of the last year. The shipping sector was hit especially hard...

Galataport plans to welcome cruise ship on April 24

Istanbul, Turkey (PortSEurope) March 22, 2021 – Galataport Istanbul’s new cruise terminal is set to start welcoming cruise ship visits from April...

Valletta COVID-19 Cruise Operations Guidelines for a Safe Continuation of Cruising approved

The Maltese Authorities give green light to COVID-19 Cruise Operational Guidelines at Valletta Cruise Port – March 18, 2021 Valletta Cruise Port together...

Contship and SRM present third edition of the study on the efficiency of logistics corridors

Contship and SRM’s 3rd Study on Italy’s logistics Corridors Efficiency Reveals COVID-19’s Impact on Manufacturers’ Satisfaction Level on Logistics...

Ukraine joins 83rd meeting of Inland Transport Committee of the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe

Geneva, Switzerland (PortSEurope) February 25, 2021 – Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure, Vladyslav Krykliy, took part in the high-level political...

Genoa port runs Covid-19 vaccination in cruise terminal

Genoa, Italy (PortSEurope) February 16, 2021 – On February 13, 2021, the vaccination campaign against Coronavirus started at the second terminal of the...

EMSA February 2021 – COVID-19 impact on shipping report

The on-going global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having an impact on global shipping, affecting all shipping sectors from passenger ships to...

MSC Cruises announced today that MSC Grandiosa will return to sea starting on 24 January.

19/01/2021 Latest ministerial decree of the Italian government confirms that cruises can return to operation under the protection of their unique health and...