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.


Antwerp port sets TEU record

Antwerp’s container traffic grew 4% in 2016 from a year earlier, topping 10 million 20-foot-equivalent units for the first time. The rise to 10.04 million TEUs from 9.65 million TEUs in 2015 would have been higher but for thick mist blanketing the port during the final days of December


Conxion handles large boiler for Qatar Fertilizer

Doha - Qatari PCN members, Conxion Logistics & Heavy Equipment have successfully handled the national transport of a large RG boiler with dimensions of 14.00 x 3.20 x 3.80m and a weight of 70tns from Hamad Port to the Mesaieed Industrial City for Qatar Fertilizer Company


Portuguese ports shift record amount of cargo

Lisbon - Portugal’s commercial ports have smashed all existing records in terms of the volume of goods moved, during the year through to November, setting a new all-time of 85.4 million tonnes of cargo.


Macedonian freight operator orders Chinese locomotives

MŽ Transport CEO Nikola Kostov said the TSI-compliant 25 kV 50 Hz locomotives would offer European and world standards of reliability and safety.

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