Port Authority of Piraeus Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ports of Venice and Chioggia to strengthen the cargo flows

Port Authority of Piraeus Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ports of Venice and Chioggia to strengthen the cargo flows

The CEO of the Port Authority of Piraeus, Captain Fu Chengqiu and the President of the North Adriatic Sea Port Authority, Pino Musolino, during a meeting held at the PPA headquarters, signed yesterday a Memorandum of …
Feb 12, 2019 /  Curious
A record-breaking cargo project: Two reactors weighing over 3,000 tonnes are dispatched, the largest ever loaded in the port of Venice

A record-breaking cargo project: Two reactors weighing over 3,000 tonnes are dispatched, the largest ever loaded in the port of Venice

Two hydrocracking reactors made by ATB Riva Calzoni have sailed on board the BigLift company’s Happy Star ship, with their destination the first private Nigerian refinery owned by Dangote Refining Ltd. The …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
VIDEO: FB Design SAR vessel breaks Montecarlo-Venice record

VIDEO: FB Design SAR vessel breaks Montecarlo-Venice record

The SAR 60, an 18 m high-speed search and rescue vessel prototype, set a new "Round Italy" record, July 12, completing the nearly 1,120 nautical mile voyage from Montecarlo to Venice in 22 hours, 5 minutes and 42 …
Jul 28, 2016 /  Curious
Bulk Carrier Star Maria caught fire at the port of Venice

Bulk Carrier Star Maria caught fire at the port of Venice

On Jan 19, around 7 p.m. local time a fire broke out in the cargo holds 4 and 5 of the bulk carrier Star Maria which was docked in Maghera at the Venice Commercial Terminals while the ship was unloading a cargo …
Jan 20, 2016 /  Accidents
Freight traffic increases in Venice

Freight traffic increases in Venice

Freight traffic in the port of Venice registered an 18.5% increase (to 18.9 million tonnes) in the first nine months of 2015, compared to the same period last year, when it reached only 15.9 million …
Oct 29, 2015 /  Curious
Mama Vessel Prototype to be co-funded by EU

Mama Vessel Prototype to be co-funded by EU

Port of Venice and Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido, Italy, have been granted EUR 9.7 million by the European Union as co-funding for the construction of the innovative Mama Vessel. The prototype is a …
Jul 28, 2015 /  Finance
Venice Port: New layout expected to generate significant expenditure cuts, video

Venice Port: New layout expected to generate significant expenditure cuts, video

International engineering and project management consultancy Royal Haskoning DHV has finalized the final and complete layout regarding the brand new onshore-offshore container terminal at the Port of Venice. Venice …
Feb 4, 2015 /  Curious