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Bari port and airport jointly promote INTER-PASS project

Inter-Pass (Intermodal Passengers Connectivity between Ports and Airports) is a project funded under the Interreg ADRION program involving Aeroporti di Puglia SpA, Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale del Mare Adriatico Meridionale (AdSP – Southern Adriatic Sea Port Authority) and other organisations, with a budget of €164,090 ($191,950) and €151,402 ($177,110) respectively. The project period is January 2018… Read more »

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Italy’s Ignazio Messina launches Italy-Tunisia ro-ro link

Naples, Italy (PortSEurope) May 23, 2018 – Italian shipping company Ignazio Messina has launched a new ro-ro maritime link between Italy and Tunisia. The port of Rades will be connected weekly with Genoa harbour, but also with Naples, where the company returns after five years of absence. On this route, two ro-ro ships will be hired from the… Read more »

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China’s Polar Silk Road, a threat or an opportunity

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a development strategy proposed by the  Chinese government that focuses on connectivity and cooperation between Eurasian countries, primarily the  People’s Republic of China (PRC), the land-based Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and the ocean-going Maritime Silk Road (MSR), since 2013. Source: Mercator Institute for China Studies It aims… Read more »

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The logistics system of the port of Trieste and commercial relations with Austria – May 23-24, 2018, Trieste

Trieste, Italy  – On May 23-24, 2018, the convention entitled “The logistics system of the Port of Trieste and commercial relations with Austria” will be held in Trieste, open to companies based in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region operating in the logistics and transport sectors. At the event, Zeno D’Agostino, President of Autorita’ di Sistema Portuale… Read more »

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Spain proposes inclusion of Huelva port in Ten-T Atlantic Corridor

Huelva, Spain (PortSEurope) April 30, 2018 – Spanish public works minister Íñigo de la Serna has proposed the inclusion of Huelva in the Atlantic Corridor of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), during a meeting held with the European Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc, Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. The president of Autoridad Portuaria de Huelva (Huelva port authority),… Read more »