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Government supports LNG terminal in Piombino port, against city’s wishes

Piombino, Italy (PortSEurope) November 28, 2022 – The government is to challenge a court appeal by the city of Piombino to stop an liquefied natural gas...

Greek parliament votes to support Elefsina Shipyards

Athens, Greece (PortSEurope) September 1, 2022 – The Greek parliament has voted to support Elefsina Shipyards. The bill “Sanitation of the Elefsina...

SEE ports as key point for drug smuggling and illicit trade

Geneva, Switzerland (PortSEurope) August 7, 2022 – Dozens of seaports in Southeastern Europe (SEE) as well as Danube river ports are key entry and exit...

Turkish court annuls regulation to extend port concessions without tender

Ankara, Turkey (PortSEurope) August 3, 2022 – The Constitutional Court (AYM) has annulled the legal regulation that extended the operation right of...

AdSP wins in the Court of Appeal against Compagnia Porto Civitavecchia Spa

Civitavecchia – With a non-definitive sentence of 31 May, the Court of Appeal of Rome accepted the appeal proposed by the Port System Authority of the...

Piraeus Port Authority announcement regarding the Supreme Court Decisions

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) March 23, 2022 – Two weeks ago, the Greek Council of State canceled the approval framework of the Master Plan of Piraeus...

Piraeus Port Authority receives setback to investment plan

Piraeus, Greece (PortSEurope) March 16, 2022 – The Greek Council of State has canceled the approval framework of the Master Plan of Piraeus Port...

Lebanese judge to resume Port of Beirut explosion investigation

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) October 6, 2021 – Tarek Bitar is to resume an investigation into last year’s port explosion that rocked the Lebanese...

Beirut port blast investigation faces second delay

Beirut, Lebanon (PortSEurope) September 27, 2021 – The investigation into the August 4, 2020, explosion at the port of Beirut is set for a further,...

Consortium to pay €30 million in compensation to the Port of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 20, 2021 – The Barcelona Provincial Court has ruled on irregularities detected during the development of the works to...

Administrative Court rejects the appeal of the Per L’Horta Association against the refurbishment works of the ZAL

Valencia, April 29, 2021.- The Central Administrative Court of Contractual Resources (TACRC) has not admitted the appeal presented by the Per L’Horta...

AdSP del Mare Adriatico Meridionale (Bari) signs anti-mafia protocol

Bari, Italy (PortSEurope) February 11, 2021 – The prefect of Bari, Antonia Bellomo, and president of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico...

Ukraine sets port boundaries

The Government has approved a decision to define the boundaries of the sea trade ports of Kherson, Izmail, Berdyansk and Odessa – December 9, 2020 “The...

Thessaloniki Port Authority has been granted the authorized economic operator license (ΑΕΟ)

Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) has announced that it has been granted the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) License for Security and Safety (AEOS) from...

Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company under investigation

Kiev, Ukraine (PortSEurope) October 8, 2020 – Today, October 8, detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) of Ukraine together with the...

Anaklia Development Consortium issues statement claiming government’s intention to end project

Anaklia, Georgia (PortSEurope) September 11, 2020 – The Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has published a statement supporting its opinion that the...

National Anti-Corruption Authority removes head of Trieste port, Zeno D’Agostino

Trieste, Italy (PortSEurope) June 11, 2020 – Trieste port was stunned last week by the news that ANAC, the National Anti-Corruption Authority, had deemed...