Shipowners to launch fundraiser

Genoa - Emanuele Grimaldi, president of Confitarma, is launching a fund raising effort among its association’s member-companies for the victims of the recent earthquake.


“Genoa not considered strategic by AdR”

Genoa - According to Mediobanca Securities analysts, Genoa airport “does not figure” in the investment strategies of Atlantia, the company that has a 95% stake in Aeroporti di Roma (AdR).


After Germany, France urges halt to TTIP talks

Paris - Current Transatlantic trade talks should be halted and a new set started, France’s trade minister said on Tuesday, adding his voice to German calls for an end to the negotiations. Matthias Fekl said he would request a halt to negotiations overthe Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)


Investigation into DCNS data leak opened

Paris - The Paris public prosecutor opened a preliminary investigation after French naval contractor DCNS filed a complaint for breach of trust over a leak of documents concerning six Scorpene submarines it is building for India, a judicial source said


Australia seizes record cocaine haul on cruise ship, arrests three Canadians

Sydney - It was the biggest drug seizure at an airport or a cruise ship in Australia, Tim Fitzgerald, a regional commander at the Australian Border Force, said.

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