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UnipolSai bets on renewables

UnipolSai bets on renewables

Bologna - Italian insurance group Unipol increases its commitment on the renewable energy sector and creates Unipolsai Energia, it is announced from company’s headquarter. Up to 2018, Unipol has invested 326 million euros in funds and investments to implement the UN 2030 agenda for sustainable development

ANIA insurers hold 15% of Italian public debt

ANIA insurers hold 15% of Italian public debt

Rome - The insurance industry gives a “still significant support” for Italian public debt, noted the president of ANIA (the National Association of Italian Insurers) Maria Bianca Farina, specifying in the report to the annual meeting that government Italian bonds touch around 40% of total insurance companies investments

Atlantia mulls a 35-40% share in Alitalia

Atlantia mulls a 35-40% share in Alitalia

Rome - Atlantia  is preparing to enter the game for the rescue of  Alitalia, Il Sole 24 Ore writes. The highway group  controlled by the Benetton family is considering to  present an expression of interest for the share of  missing capital in the Newco Nuova Alitalia

La Spezia-Casablanca deal to improve freight exchange

La Spezia-Casablanca deal to improve freight exchange

Genova - Eastern Ligurian Sea Port Authority (AdSP) and the Agence Nationale des Ports of Morocco have signed an agreement to start a project between the port of La Spezia and the port of Casablanca for the implementation of a logistics corridor

Maersk raises prices for Gulf-bound containers

Maersk raises prices for Gulf-bound containers

Copenaghen - A.P. Moller-Maersk have joined other major container shipping companies in increasing prices for sending containers into the Persian Gulf in response to the heightened risk of military conflict in the area

EU Commission approves acquisition of Flybe

EU Commission approves acquisition of Flybe

Brussels - The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of UK regional air carrier Flybe by Connect Airways, a consortium by Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Aviation and Cyrus

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