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“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

“Free zone vs. effects of the EU Customs Code”

Genova - “To take the opportunity provided by the Chinese plan for the new Silk Road, we must institute a free zone in Genoa,” says Riccardo Braggio, the President of ALCE, the Ligurian Association for Foreign Commerce

Venice, double link to Frankfurt

Venice, double link to Frankfurt

Venice - The German company Lokomotion Rail, has introduced a new pair of trains on the freight rail link between Venice and Frankfurt, on behalf of DB Cargo. They were originally meant to be used on the Bologna-Frankfurt line

Taranto, freight down -30% in April

Taranto, freight down -30% in April

Taranto - In April this year,the port of Taranto moved 1.8 million tonnes of goods, for a -30.0% decrease from over 2.5 million tonnes in April 2016. Disembarked freight came to 969,000 tonnes (-46.1%) and embarked freight came to 818,000 tonnes (+8.2%)

Milestone Logistics leads an alliance in Spain

Milestone Logistics leads an alliance in Spain

Valencia - Milestone Logistics in Spain announces they are leading an alliancewith four other companies to offer full services in the supply chain. The “360 Alliance”, which offers logistics consulting services, international transport, warehouse logistics and packaging solutions, is led by Milestone Logistics

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

“No Solution to Gulf crisis until bans are lifted”

Doha - The Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that the Gulf crisis cannot be resolved unless the “siege” is lifted. The Minister said that there can be no dialogue as countries that imposed restrictions on Qatar never gave specific expectations

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain

Barcelona - The general assembly of the Spanish owners’ association Anesco has votedagainst accepting a pre-agreement reached with stevedoring unions, claiming it is anti-competitive and in breach of proposed new government legislation, which the unions oppose. A new proposal will be sent to the trade unions today

“Logistics, our new challenge” / INTERVIEW

“Logistics, our new challenge” / INTERVIEW

“The port of Venice and its development - answers Pino Musolino, the President of the Venice-Chioggia Port System Authority - can contribute in a fundamentally important way, by supporting exports from companies in the region, by contributing to the growth of industry in the North East”

PSA Voltri-Pra’, extended hours at gate

PSA Voltri-Pra’, extended hours at gate

Genova - As a result of the increase in the flow of container traffic at the PSA Terminal Voltri-Pra’, from 1 June to 15 September, acceptance hours will be extended at the lorry gate. The summer Monday to Friday operating hours are the following

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