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Editor in chief: Angelo Scorza
22/02/21 10:26

Adieu to Ottonel Popesco, varying from ports to travels

The poliedric French businessman of Roumanian origins, who had been ill for some time, died at 63. Founding father of Cavotec, for 13 years he was at the helm of PEMA, Port Equipment Manufacturers Association

Locked 15/02/21 11:30

A digital terminal for Cosco in Spain

CSP Spain to support DSP of Switzerland and Talumis of The Netherlands in the joint development at the Valencia facility

Locked 08/02/21 10:11

GIP 2.0 is the Italian partner for the cross-country match in the heart of Europe

Swiss intermodal company Hupac teams up with Genoa-based Logtainer to jointly develop a thick commercial network between the ports of Liguria, Switzerland and Germany

Locked 08/02/21 11:12

Hupac remained a millionaire also in 2020 in the face of Covid-19

The leading Swiss combined transport company last year managed to maintain a traffic volume of 1 million road shipments, without losing traffic, but penalizing legitimate growth expectations

Locked 08/02/21 10:23

Grimaldi doubles its Greek commitment but worries local competitors

Cruise Europa and Cruise Sardegna moved to Livorno-Olbia link and replaced by 4 ferries with a 30% increase in capacity on the routes from Ancona to Patras and Igoumenitsa

Locked 01/02/21 10:18

Tanger Alliance starts operation in Morocco

First ‘true’ container vessels arrived and handled at the new facility owned altogether by Contship Italia, Eurogate International, Hapag-Lloyd and Marsa Maroc

Locked 01/02/21 11:00

International plotting at the port of Durres

Mediterranean (war) games of the container are in full swing between Albanians, Maltese, Turks and Montenegrins: twists and turns in the dispute for the largest miscellaneous cargo terminal in Albania

Chiuso 22/02/21 11:34

A second one from NCL to GIN shipyard of Italy

The Norwegian Star arrives in Genoa for scheduled maintenance work. Also at San Giorgio del Porto’s quay is berthed the Norwegian Escape, the largest ship ever in this yard

Chiuso 01/02/21 11:17

Konecranes makes a long term deal in Genoa for a new container facility

MSC Group’s TIL agreed a 4-year preventive and corrective maintenance contract for all cranes, lift trucks, tractors and trailers at nascent Calata Bettolo terminal up to October 2024

Chiuso 29/01/21 17:59

Refunds to municipalities for lost IMU and TASI revenues related to ports

PKF Studio TCL deals with the decree of the Minister of Economy and Finance in agreement with the Minister of the Interior published in “Gazzetta Ufficiale” on 18 January 2021 and concerning the relief provided to municipalities due to the failure to collect IMU following the reclassification of properties used for port operations and services

Chiuso 25/01/21 12:13

Celestyal takes more time to restart sailing from a new home terminal

The Cyprus-owned cruise line postponed to end April this year cruising and announced to shift some departures from Lavrion terminal

Chiuso 25/01/21 11:07

An almost successful ‘year of coronavirus’ in the Flanders

Antwerp reports record container throughput and limits losses in other segments during 2020, while DP World Antwerp Gateway enhanced orders from Konecranes

Chiuso 25/01/21 10:48

The ‘Gordo’ joins the Somat fleet

Cafimar’s subsidiary takes delivery of a new tug built at Turkish shipyard Med Marine. Its debut in the Sicilian seas in a few days

Chiuso 25/01/21 10:25

Cincotta Group of Cagliari consolidates its structure

Merger by incorporation of Cincotta Feederferry Srl with Shipping Agency Enrico Pernis Srl

Chiuso 25/01/21 10:09

Steinweg gets rid of its last container compound

The Dutch group sold Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals and will now focus on dry and break bulk handling

Chiuso 18/01/21 15:05

SCCT Taranto puts 5 more cranes in service

The equipment of Yilport’s new container terminal takes another step forward. The year of debut 2020 closed with 5,512 TEUs handled

Chiuso 18/01/21 14:50

Trieste and Pordenone closer: a daily railway shuttle is born

Letter of intent signed between Confindustria, Interporto and Port Authority, the new rail link to start within a month: FUC, InRail, Adriafer and Alpe AdriaTrieste to operate on it

Chiuso 18/01/21 14:43

Pantelleria puts pressure on Caronte & Tourist for a new shipping line

The Sicilian isle, 'Black Pearl' of the Mediterranean, demands a service with Kelibia (Tunisia) and Mazara del Vallo (Sicily), to start as early as next summer

Chiuso 18/01/21 10:24

Italian eyes on the new Cyprus-Greece ferry

Shipowners (including Grimaldi) attracted by the ro-pax line which should open in May between the ports of Limassol (or Larnaca) and Keratsini with public subsidy (for passengers)

Chiuso 18/01/21 10:21

The 5-year Strategic Plan of Port of Barcelona unveiled

The goals of Catalonia’s hub port up to 2025 are to increase the value of goods, reduce emissions and increase the number of workers

Chiuso 12/01/21 09:52

Grimaldi launches the new Palermo-Cagliari ro-pax connection

The Neapolitan Group starts a massive campaign to boost its presence in Sardinia Il ro-pax Venezia arriverà nel porto del capoluogo siciliano ogni sabato, il primo approdo è previsto il 16 gennaio

Chiuso 08/01/21 14:28

Rijeka celebrates record year despite pandemic

Adriatic Gate Container Terminal hits 300,000 TEUs milestone for the first time

Chiuso 08/01/21 08:03

Kalmar gives breath to the new green port logistics platform after receiving maxi order

The Finnish company will supply Piattaforma Logistica Trieste Srl (PLT) with 4 Eco reach stackers and will deliver 400 Ottawa T2 terminal tractors to an unveiled global customer

Chiuso 28/12/20 21:02

Tax residence in Italy: how does COVID-19 affect it?

Possible impacts on advantageous tax regimes for those transferring their tax residence to Italy

Chiuso 21/12/20 10:17

More and more Germany in Trieste

Duisport buys a 15% share from Friulia regional holding into Trieste Interport

Chiuso 21/12/20 09:49

Gaussin delivers first tractors assembled in Qatar to QTerminals

The French company partnered Plug Power to bring commercial suite of ProGen-powered Gaussin transportation vehicles to market in 2021

Chiuso 16/12/20 14:05

Virtu Ferries doubles its commitment on Sicilia trade

The main Maltese ferry company confirms another regular run from Valletta to Augusta or Catania alongside Pozzallo as the second Italian port to start as of the spring of 2021