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Taranto, freight drops 14% in 2017

Taranto, freight drops 14% in 2017

Taranto - In the first eight months of 2017, the port of Taranto handled a total of 14.9 million tonnes of freight, down by 13.9% compared to the 17.3 million tonnes reached in the January-August period last year. Offloaded freight amounted to 8.8 million tonnes (-21.9%), and the loaded freight 6.1 million tonnes (+ 0.7%)

Grimaldi: “Marebonus is running aground”

Grimaldi: “Marebonus is running aground”

Rome - “The ‘Marebonus’ is running aground.And doing incalculable damage to Italy’s economy. The road haulage companies believed in the ‘Marebonus’ [i.e. Sea Bonus] to such an extent that they directed their investments to more and more intermodal transportation”

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Grimaldi, new car traffic at Bari

Grimaldi, new car traffic at Bari

Naples - New car traffic in the port of Bari is to be handled by the Grimaldi Group. The Neapolitan shipping company’s expansion continues in the links up and down the Adriatic, to decongest the national motorway system.

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