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Chiuso 16/04/18 12:19

Higas gets Oristano-based LNG hub's first customer

A supply agreement was sealed with Ottana Energia, which aims at converting Nuoro power plant into a LNG facility

Chiuso 09/04/18 10:41

Business as usual for Ravano

Bulk Trading’s helm refuted the ‘environmental’ Cassandras: “Coal will never die, not even in Italy!”

Chiuso 03/04/18 10:03

Traders and shipowners met smoothly in Lugano

The first Finlantern Commodity & Shipping Community Dinner, a new meeting organised on a regular basis with Ship2Shore to do networking and business, was indeed a great success

Chiuso 26/03/18 10:49

Gazprom to consolidate business with Italy

Chairman Alexey Miller and Italian Ambassador discuss ongoing efforts to create southern route for Russian gas supplies to Europe

Chiuso 19/03/18 11:59

New professional from Italy joins Dentons in Switzerland

The world's largest law firm recruits high ranked transfer pricing partner Cristiano Bortolotti, based in Lugano, to work closely with the Luxembourg office specialised in this area

Chiuso 19/03/18 11:56

Trading company to stay off shipowning troubles

Cargill – which stay committed to a more sustainable activity by signing four partnerships with NGOs - is considering to get off shipping despite having 3 newbuildings on order through a joint venture with Mitsui

Chiuso 26/02/18 10:02

The spring of road trucks platooning soon to come

April will see the first convoy operating and testing in Germany after MAN delivered the first pilot vehicles to DB Schenker

Chiuso 19/02/18 11:30

Russia Energy groups go ahead with their projects

Gazprom receives construction permit for second string of TurkStream

EXCLUSIVE Chiuso 19/02/18 10:28

Who are the “Genoese-Swiss” managers who will relaunch the Sulcis-Iglesiente region?

Giuseppe Mannina & C.'s SiderAlloys, that took over Portovesme smelter, is a trading company headquartered in Lugano with Italian roots and know-how

Chiuso 19/02/18 10:27

Italian government finally sealed Portovesme's controversial sale

The agreement to sell the Sardinian plant from the American Alcoa to the Swiss SiderAlloys, through Invitalia, was signed. However, Minister Calenda, who supported the transaction, dampened enthusiasm

Chiuso 29/01/18 10:11

ENI lost a 180 million dollar lawsuit for the extraction rig Deepwater Pathfinder

The litigation between the Italian group and the Swiss company Transocean resulted from malfunctions of the rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Chiuso 15/01/18 10:53

Unloading operations of STASCO's (Shell) LNG carrier were carried out off Livorno

LNG unloading operations from the LNG carrier Methane Kari Elin coming from Trinidad and Tobago were completed at the end of 2017 for the peak shaving service provided by FSRU Toscana terminal

Chiuso 08/01/18 10:54

Great moves among big three commodity trading players around the world

Trafigura satisfied with 2017 performance despite figures are all quite negative. Cargill to join Bunge, ADM and local partner on mega railway project to Brazilian ports. Rio Tinto pushes on driveless rail project to implement efficient mining logistics in Australia

Chiuso 08/01/18 10:48

Eight countries award Saipem with 380 million USD

The Italian group gained additional offshore e&c works, and new offshore drilling and onshore drilling contracts in Angola, Mexico, Norway, Arabian Gulf, Kazakhstan, Romania, Argentina and Bolivia, just at the end of 2017

Chiuso 08/01/18 10:46

Year 2018 will see the largest ever at sea

Royal Dutch Shell will start operating off Australia the Prelude, a colossal FLNG floating liquefied natural gas platform

Chiuso 08/01/18 10:35

One more take-over under the Xmas tree for Iorio, Turci & Co.

Italmatch Chemicals, awarded for its sustainable business, has completed the purchase of US-based company Detrex

Chiuso 27/12/17 11:17

Saipem condemned to compensate Sonatrach

The decision of the arbitrators on the LPG dispute closed with a fine of 135 million USD to the Italian group on the basis of an alleged gross negligence which Saipem denied

Chiuso 27/12/17 10:42

Ankorgaz to aim at LNG in 2018

Barani’s trading company purchased a few LNG road vehicles, established shipping branch Gasnav and is co-organizing the European LPG summit scheduled for next spring in Monaco

Chiuso 11/12/17 10:42

It is never too late to learn the commodities business

The new class of CAS Commodity Advanced Professional, organized by the University of Luzern in cooperation with Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) and Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) to create traders professionals in Switzerland is ready to start

Chiuso 27/11/17 11:42

Cauvin Metals to aim at diversification and internationalization

With banchero costa as its new minority shareholder, the Genoese company focuses on new perspectives related to commodities, geography and supplies