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Fabrizio Vettosi and shipping. A lifelong midfielder/ INTERVIEW

Fabrizio Vettosi and shipping. A lifelong midfielder/ INTERVIEW

Naples - Finance expert with a passion for soccer or failed soccer player who wound up in finance? Either description could suit Fabrizio Vettosi, the chief of VSL, who has a true passion for numbers, but always has a pair of football boots and shorts in his car and who has an indefatigable passion for Naples Football Club.

Vitelli is not forswearing the Genoa Boat Show / INTERVIEW
“A single standard for training sailors” / INTERVIEW

“A single standard for training sailors” / INTERVIEW

Genova - Rather than between “a rock and a hard place,” Manuel Tavilla, 60, from Sarzana, calls himself “between a rock and a rock.” The former gas tanker captain and fleet manager, was recently reconfirmed as the president of Aniformar, the Italian Association of Maritime Trainers

Vago (MSC): “Full speed ahead with Fincantieri”/ INTERVIEW

Transport

Pietro Spirito: “Naples has wasted ten years”

Pietro Spirito: “Naples has wasted ten years”

Naples - With the appointment of Francesco Messineo as General Secretary, the Central Tyrrhenian Port System Authority is the first of the new authorities to have completed its appointments. A good start, but what’s next? We put the question to Port System Authority President Pietro Spirito.

“Freight trains on the high-speed lines at night” / INTERVIEW
“It‘s necessary to utilize Motorways of the Sea” / INTERVIEW
“A logistics system combined with Europe”/ INTERVIEW

Markets

The Middle East, a testing ground for the insurance sector / INTERVIEW
Iran says oil exports still constrained post-sanctions / INTERVIEW
“OPEC members increasingly keen to end oil glut” / INTERVIEW
“No capital increase for Carige” / INTERVIEW

“No capital increase for Carige” / INTERVIEW

Genoa - Three consecutive stock market flops, 23% of the capital evaporated from Thursday to Monday. In the end someone came in to buy the stock: yesterday Carige stock saw a 7.6% recovery. Russian mountains, they call them at the Stock Exchange in Milan. Speculative manoeuvres that no one is able to stop

Green & Tech

“Ship fumes can prevent hurricanes”

“Ship fumes can prevent hurricanes”

Rotterdam - Emission limits for ships increasingly attract the ire of shipowners, particularly the one kicking in in 2015 in the SECA (Sulphur Emission Controlled Areas: 0,1% sulphur in fumes) areas of the North Sea and the Baltic